Blues lose to Capitals 2-1 in preseason shootout
In Washington, T.J. Oshie and Andre Burakovsky scored in a shootout to lift the Capitals to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues.
Paul Carey scored in regulation for Washington, tipping in a shot by Zach Sill to tie the score 1:50 into the third period.
Braden Holtby had 13 saves on the 14 shots he faced over the first 31:50. Philipp Grubauer stopped all seven shots he faced through overtime, and then had three saves in the shootout -- including a stop on Kenny Agostino in the fourth round for the win. Magnus Paajarvi had the Blues' only shootout goal.
Dmitrij Jaskin's second goal of the preseason gave the Blues a 1-0 lead with 5:47 left in the first. Carter Hutton had 37 saves on 38 shots through overtime and then gave up two goals on four shots in the tiebreaker.