NHL Roundup: Schwartz, Pietrangelo and Kostin lead Blues over Jackets

St. Louis Blues' Jaden Schwartz celebrates after scoring a goal. (Billy Hurst/AP)

Jaden Schwartz, Alex Pietrangelo and Klim Kostin recorded a goal and an assist apiece to lead the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues to a 5-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets Sunday in St. Louis.

Kostin’s goal 7:24 into the third was the game-winner.

Tyler Bozak and Sammy Blais also scored for the Blues, who had Jordan Binnington play the entire game in goal. Binnington made 22 saves.

Jakob Lilja scored twice for the Blue Jackets, and Riley Nash added a third period goal. Elvis Merzlikins allowed all five St. Louis goals on 34 shots.


In Detroit, Madison Bowey scored 2:58 into overtime to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Tyler Bertuzzi and Anthony Mantha also scored for Detroit, which had Jonathan Bernier play the entire game in goal. Bernier made 32 saves.

Brian Dumoulin and Jared McCann scored for Pittsburgh, and Tristan Jarry stopped 22-of-25 shots.


In Denver, Nazem Kadri and Gabriel Landeskog scored in the shootout to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 win over the Minnesota Wild.

Kadri and Landeskog sandwiched shootout goals around Cale Makar’s miss. Gerald Mayhew was the only Wild skater to score in the shootout.

Tyson Jost and Jayson Megna scored in regulation for the Avalanche, who had got a 21-save performance from Philipp Grubauer.

Louie Belpedio and Jared Spurgeon scored for Minnesota. Alex Stalock stopped 34 of 36 shots.

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