Left Menu
Development News Edition

Dunn scores twice as Blues beat Penguins

Dunn scores twice as Blues beat Penguins

Vince Dunn scored twice, and Pat Maroon had a goal and an assist Saturday as the visiting St. Louis Blues ended a three-game losing streak by beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1. Oskar Sundqvist and Jay Bouwmeester also scored, and Colton Parayko and Robert Thomas each had two assists for St. Louis (37-27-7, 81 points), which built a 4-0 lead through the game's first 23 minutes.

Rookie goalie Jordan Binnington made 40 saves and is 17-4-1 in his first 22 NHL starts. The Blues remained in third place in the Central Division.

Dominik Simon scored for the Penguins (39-24-9, 87 points), who had won three straight and six of seven. The Penguins remain in third place in the Metropolitan Division.

Goalie Matt Murray stopped nine of 13 shots before being relieved by Casey DeSmith, who allowed one goal on 13 shots. Sundqvist, who began his career with Pittsburgh, gave the Blues a 1-0 lead at 4:56 of the first on a one-timer from the right circle set up by Jaden Schwartz.

St. Louis took a 2-0 lead at 13:34 of the first when Dunn flipped the puck past Murray's glove from the slot through traffic. Thomas carried the puck behind the Penguins net and directed it into the crease, where Maroon got his stick on it to make it 3-0 at 1:31 of the second. That gave the Blues three goals on 12 shots and as many goals in the game as they had scored in their previous three.

Bouwmeester scored 1:10 later, his first goal in 29 games. From the slot, he slammed home a Maroon feed from deep. The assist gave Maroon his first multiple-point game since Oct. 6. That chased Murray for DeSmith. Murray had been 7-1-2 in his previous 10 starts.

Pittsburgh spoiled Binnington's bid for a sixth shutout when Simon scored at 9:53 of the second. His spinning shot from the slot through a crowd produced his first goal in 21 games. Dunn added a power-play goal at 13:57 of the third on a shot from the top of the right circle to make it 5-1.

--Field Level Media

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.



WEF2020: Trump seems politically correct in pulling out from Paris Agreement

If the survey of the World Economic Forum WEF is believed, Trump seems to enjoy the confidence of his people in flaying climate intuitions and climate activists. His preference for economic development over environmental protection not only...

From home to healthcare, here are Robotic innovations transforming lives

Lovot is equipped with more than 50 sensors such as thermography, microphone array, obstacle detection, and touch sensor to generate motion and emotions in real-time....

Translating words to deeds: Achieving gender parity in access to financial resources

... ...

SDG13: How you can reduce global warming by changing your food habits

The mega narratives of various international organizations give the impression that fighting global warming is only a job of government agencies. However, the European Investment Bank EIB has designed a questionnaire which besides making th...


Latest News

UPDATE 3-Canadian judge approves C$196.5 mln Volkswagen fine for diesel emissions

A judge in Canada approved a C196.5 million 149.7 million fine against Volkswagen AG on Wednesday after the company pleaded guilty to dozens of counts of diesel emissions violations. Volkswagen was charged in December with importing nearly ...

Zurich police use tear gas, water cannons on World Economic Forum protesters

Swiss police on Wednesday used water cannons, rubber bullets and tear gas to subdue demonstrators in Zurich who ignited fireworks and threw bottles as part of a protest targeting the annual World Economic Forum WEF conference in Davos. Thre...

UPDATE 3-Boeing CEO expects to resume 737 MAX production before mid-year

Boeing Chief Executive Dave Calhoun told reporters on Wednesday the U.S. planemaker expects to resume 737 MAX production months before its forecasted mid-year return to service and said it did not plan to suspend or cut its dividend. The co...

UPDATE 1-Boeing's new CEO orders rethink on key jetliner project

Boeing Cos new chief executive has sent the aerospace giant back to the drawing board on proposals for a new mid-market aircraft, effectively shelving in their current form plans worth 15 billion-20 billion that had been overtaken by the 73...

Give Feedback