The Blues skated by the Avalanche 5-1 in Colorado Sunday night.  St. Louis scored three goals in the first period and led 4-0 after two periods. 

 

St. Louis goals:

David Backes (21)

Troy Brouwer (17)

Colton Parayko (9)

Magnus Paajarvi (3)

Alex Pietrangelo (7)

 

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St. Louis outshot the Avs, 39-31

Goalie Jake Allen made 11 saves before leaving the game with a lower-body injury.  Anders Nilsson made 19 saves in relief while allowing the lone Colorado goal in the third period.

 

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The Blues are back home tonight (Monday) against the Arizona Coyotes.  The puck drops at Scottrade Center at 7 pm.