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Tarasenko Stars In Regulation And SO For Blues

Tarasenko Stars In Regulation And SO For Blues

CREATED Feb 1, 2014

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Vladimir Tarasenko scored and added an assist in regulation, and then netted the deciding goal in the shootout to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 win over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.

Brian Elliott, who has won 14 of his last 15 at home, stopped three of four shots in the shootout. Nashville fell to 1-7 in the tiebreaker.

Jaden Schwartz and David Backes also scored for the Blues, who have beaten the Predators eight of the last nine. Elliott made 28 saves to end a three-game losing streak.

Paul Gaustad, Mike Fisher and Roman Josi scored the Nashville goals, and Carter Hutton turned aside 31 shots.

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