NHL Game Summary - St. Louis at Phoenix
(Tuesday, April 3rd)
Final Score: St. Louis 5, Phoenix 2
Glendale, AZ (Sports Network) - Doug Weight and Petr Cajanek each had a goal and an assist as St. Louis downed Phoenix, 5-2.
Barret Jackman, Radek Dvorak and D.J. King also tallied for the Blues, who have won three of their last four games.
Jason Bacashihua stopped 31 of the 33 shots he faced for just his third win of the season.
Daniel Carcillo and Jeremy Roenick had goals for the Coyotes, who had a five- game winning streak against St. Louis snapped. Netminder Curtis Joseph made 17 saves in the first two periods, while Mikael Tellqvist stopped six shots in the third.
St. Louis got out to an early 2-0 lead with two goals in the first seven minutes of the game and never looked back.
Weight got things started with a wrister from 16-feet out at the 3:12 mark, and 3:41 later, Cajanek took a pass from Matt Walker and tallied with a wrist shot.
Phoenix, though, cut within one on Carcillo's tip-in on the power play 14:34 into the first period, but the Blues regained their two-goal edge on the man advantage when Jackman fired a 55-foot slapper past Joseph with 4:12 remaining.
St. Louis continued its scoring in the second as Dvorak lit the lamp at the 9:12 mark for a 4-1 advantage. Then, after Roenick's tip-in goal at 14:25, the Blues went up 5-2 on King's backhander with 4:20 left.
Phoenix finished 2-for-6 on the power play, while St. Louis was 1-for-2 on the man advantage...Attendance was 14,016.
04/04 00:51:19 ET