T.J. Oshie and Patrik Berglund scored 51 seconds apart during
St. Louis' four-goal third period, leading the Blues to a 4-1
exhibition victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.
David Backes and Chris Stewart also scored for St. Louis, which
finished the preseason with a 3-2-1 record. Alex Pietrangelo had
two assists and Jaroslav Halak stopped 18 shots.
Jared Spurgeon scored for the Wild, who went 4-2-0 in the
preseason. Josh Harding stopped all 15 shots he faced, and Johan
Gustafsson allowed four goals on 11 shots.
Both teams will open the regular season Thursday at home. The
Blues host the Nashville Predators, while the Wild plays host to
the Los Angeles Kings.