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Blues beat Wild for fifth straight win

St. Paul, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - How's the view from the top, St. Louis?

T.J. Oshie and Alexander Steen each scored in the shootout as the visiting Blues overcame squandering a two-goal lead to beat Minnesota 3-2 and end the Wild's six-game winning streak at Xcel Energy Center.

An eighth straight win against the Wild and a fifth consecutive victory overall vaulted St. Louis ahead of Anaheim for the top spot in the NHL standings.

Brian Elliott had 17 saves through regulation and overtime before turning away both Minnesota chances in the tiebreaker.

Ilya Bryzgalov made 20 saves in his debut with the Wild. He was acquired from Edmonton on Tuesday.

03/09 23:10:16 ET