British stone. LOUIS (AP) — Robert Thomas and Brendan Saad each scored a goal and provided an assist to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Nashville Predators 5-2 on Thursday night.
Jordan Binnington made 24 saves and tied Grant Full for fourth in Blues history with 108 career wins. Brayden Schenn, Jordan Kyrou and Alexey Toropchenko also scored for St. Louis.
Colton Sissons played his 500th NHL game and Mattias Ekholm scored for Nashville.
Eleven seconds into the second quarter, the Blues took a 1-0 lead on Shane’s wristband. Shots bounced off the sticks of defender Ryan McDonagh and past goaltender Juuse Saros.
Shane scored in extra time to give the Blues a 1-0 win in their previous game.
The Predators tied it at 2:36 when Sisens was alone on a bad Blues switch.
At 8:30, Saad hit a backhand between Saros’ legs to put St.Louis back on top. St. Louis rookie Tyler Tucker assisted in earning his first NHL point.
Kyrou also scored with a backhand at 15:34. In nine games against Nashville, he has 10 points (5 goals, 5 assists).
The Blues scored two quick goals in the third quarter. Thomas scored at 1:03, followed by Toropchenko at 2:01.
Nashville’s final goal came from Ekholm at 17:52.
Nashville’s Tommy Novak’s goal was overturned at 2:03 of the first period when the referee ruled goaltender interference. Jeremy Lawson made contact with Binnington before Novak grabbed the rebound.
The Blues had 33 shots on target. They have stayed under 30 for seven games in a row. … Nashville has failed in its three power-play opportunities and is 1 for 24 in its past eight games. … RW Vladimir Tarasenko (hands), D Torey Krug (lower body), D Robert Bortuzzo (lower body), D Marco Scandella (hip) and LW Logan Brown (upper body) all participated in Thursday morning’s optional skate for the Blues. No against Nashville. … The Blues wore a white away kit at home for the second and final time this season. … The Predators reassigned D Roland McKeown to the Milwaukee Admirals of the AHL. … Nashville D Mark Borowiecki (upper body) sat out. … Blues C Nikita Alexandrov (upper body) was the everyday.
Predators: Host the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.
Bruce: Host the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday.
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