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McDonald leads Blues to 5-2 win against Oilers

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St. Louis' Blues Andy McDonald slides away from the net after scoring on the Edmonton Oilers during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, on Wednesday, Feb. 29,  2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Ulan) By John Ulan St. Louis' Blues Andy McDonald slides away from the net after scoring on the Edmonton Oilers during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Ulan) By John Ulan
St Louis Blues goaltender Jaroslav Halak, right, battles with Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins during third period  NHL hockey game action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Ulan) By John Ulan St Louis Blues goaltender Jaroslav Halak, right, battles with Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins during third period NHL hockey game action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Ulan) By John Ulan
St. Louis Blues' Ryan Reaves, right, fights with Edmonton Oilers'  Darcy Hordichuk during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, on Wednesday, Feb. 29,  2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Ulan) By John Ulan St. Louis Blues' Ryan Reaves, right, fights with Edmonton Oilers' Darcy Hordichuk during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Ulan) By John Ulan
St Louis Blues Carlo Colaiacovo, left, checks Edmonton Oilers'  Sam Gagner during third period  NHL hockey game action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Ulan) By John Ulan St Louis Blues Carlo Colaiacovo, left, checks Edmonton Oilers' Sam Gagner during third period NHL hockey game action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Ulan) By John Ulan

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Andy McDonald scored twice and Kevin Shattenkirk had a goal and two assists as the St. Louis Blues defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Wednesday.

St. Louis moved into a tie with the Detroit Red Wings atop the Central Division with 87 points and a point back of the Vancouver Canucks for the overall league lead.

Scott Nichol and Chris Stewart also scored for the Blues, who have won four straight on a six-game road trip.

St. Louis has won 10 of its last 13 games.

Corey Potter and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored for the Oilers, who have lost two of their last three to remain in second-last in the NHL.

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