Bruins Given the Blues after Loss to St. Louis at the Garden
By DOUG ALDEN=
BOSTON (AP) _ Robert Bortuzzo and Paul Stastny scored 2:12 apart in the second period and Jake Allen had 39 saves, helping the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Tuesday night to extend their winning streak to four.
Jori Lehtera scored twice for St. Louis, including into an empty net with 1:16 left. Colton Parayko and Patrik Berglund each had two assists.
Longtime Blues captain David Backes scored for Boston in his first game against his former club, putting the Bruins up 1-0 early in the first with the 20,000th goal in franchise history. Montreal is the only other NHL team with 20,000 goals.
Dominic Moore also scored for the Bruins, who lost for just the third time this season with Tuukka Rask starting in goal.
Rask had 24 saves for the Bruins, who had won four of five.