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Elliott wins again, Blues beat Rangers

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New York Rangers' Brandon Prust, left, and St. Louis Blues' Ryan Reaves collide during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) By Jeff Roberson New York Rangers' Brandon Prust, left, and St. Louis Blues' Ryan Reaves collide during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) By Jeff Roberson
New York Rangers' Anton Stralman, of Sweden, handles the puck as St. Louis Blues' T.J. Oshie, right, defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) By Jeff Roberson New York Rangers' Anton Stralman, of Sweden, handles the puck as St. Louis Blues' T.J. Oshie, right, defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) By Jeff Roberson
St. Louis Blues' David Perron, right, celebrates after scoring past New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, of Sweden, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) By Jeff Roberson St. Louis Blues' David Perron, right, celebrates after scoring past New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, of Sweden, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) By Jeff Roberson

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Brian Elliott made 25 saves, and Alex Steen had a goal and an assist in the St. Louis Blues' 4-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.

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 Elliott, who has won nine of his last 10, lowered his NHL-leading goals-against average to 1.43 and increased his league-best save percentage to .950.

The Blues (7-0-1) have 15 of a possible 16 points against Eastern Conference foes this season. St. Louis also has beaten up the Rangers over the past 10 years, going 9-1-3 since 2000-01.

Steen's goal put him in double digits with 10. Patrik Berglund, David Perron and Jami Langenbrunner also scored for the Blues, who have points in 14 of their last 16 games.

Michael Del Zotto scored for New York, and Henrik Lundqvist made 32 saves.

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