Blues beat Flames for first time since 2009-10 season
St. Louis Blues' Nikita Nikitin (64), of Russia, checks Calgary Flames' Jarome Iginla (12) in the third period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce) By Bill Boyce
Calgary Flames' Rene Bourque (17) and St. Louis Blues' Alex Pietrangelo (27) battle for the puck in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce) By Bill Boyce
Last season the Blues lost all four games played against the Flames in regulation. The Blues were also outscored 14-3 by the Flames in those games.
The last time the Blues had lost all four games in regulation to the Flames was in 1978-79. Two seasons ago, the Blues were 3-0-1 against the Flames.
Also, Andy McDonald stayed red hot against the Flames after tacking on two assists in the Blues’ 5-2 victory over the Flames on Monday. McDonald previously had four goals and seven assists in the previous 12 games against the Flames.
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