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