Jaden Schwartz leads Blues past Oilers, 6-2

Jaden Schwartz leads Blues past Oilers, 6-2

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ST. LOUIS, MO - MARCH 13: Ryan Miller #39 of the St. Louis Blues looks to make a save as Roman Polak #46 of the St. Louis Blues defends against Matt Hendricks #23 of the Edmonton Oilers at the Scottrade Center on March 13, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

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by STEVE OVERBEY

AP

Posted on March 13, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Updated Friday, Mar 14 at 9:59 AM

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Alex Pietrangelo started a four-goal third period and Jaden Schwartz scored twice to help the NHL-leading St. Louis Blues beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-2 on Thursday night.

St. Louis has won six of seven overall and eight of nine against Edmonton.

The Oilers lost for the second time in five games.

Pietrangelo, Schwartz and T.J. Oshie scored in 7:14 span at the outset of the third period to break a 2-2 tie, and Schwartz added his second goal of the period at 12:56.

Ryan Miller made 23 saves to improve to 5-0-1 since joining the Blues in a trade with Buffalo on Feb. 28. He’s 7-0 against Edmonton

Vladimir Sobotka and Vladimir Tarasenko also scored for St. Louis, which outscored the Oilers 17-4 in winning all three games in the season series.

David Perron and Mark Fraser scored for Edmonton. 

Vladimir Sobotka dekes and jams it home

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