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Blues too much for Canadiens 5-1

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St. Louis Blues Alexander Steen skates for the bench during the first period against the Montreal Canadiens at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on December 19, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt By BILL GREENBLATT St. Louis Blues Alexander Steen skates for the bench during the first period against the Montreal Canadiens at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on December 19, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt By BILL GREENBLATT

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Alexander Steen scored twice and Jaroslav Halak made 25 saves against his former team to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 5-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday.

St. Louis broke a two-game losing streak and improved to 14-3-2 at home.

Montreal has lost four of six.

Steen, who signed a three-year, $17.4 million extension earlier in the day, has 24 goals, tying his career high set in 2009-2010.

Halak improved to 4-0 against the Canadiens, who traded him to St. Louis on June 17, 2010. He is 17-6-2 this season.

Chris Stewart, Jaden Schwartz and Maxim Lapierre also scored for St. Louis. T.J. Oshie added two assists.

Brendan Gallagher scored for Montreal, which began a season-high six-game road trip. It was his first goal in 12 games. 

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