National Hockey League

Blues down Oilers for 6th straight win

Edmonton, AB (SportsNetwork.com) - David Backes' power-play goal in the second period proved to be the difference as the St. Louis Blues took a 5-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday.

Chris Stewart, Maxim Lapierre, Vladimir Tarasenko and Patrik Berglund also scored for the Blues, winners in six straight.

Nail Yakupov and Mark Arcobello scored one goal apiece for the Oilers, losers in five of their last six games.

01/08 00:18:47 ET

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