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Blue Jackets beat Blues 5-4

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St. Louis Blues goaltender Brian Elliott eyes a shot on goal in the first period against the  Columbus Blue Jackets at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on September 25, 2014. UPI/BIll Greenblatt By BILL GREENBLATT St. Louis Blues goaltender Brian Elliott eyes a shot on goal in the first period against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on September 25, 2014. UPI/BIll Greenblatt By BILL GREENBLATT
St. Louis Blues Paul Stastny  battles Columbus Blue Jackets Jaime Sifers for position in front of the Columbus goal in the first period at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on September 25, 2014. UPI/BIll Greenblatt By BILL GREENBLATT St. Louis Blues Paul Stastny battles Columbus Blue Jackets Jaime Sifers for position in front of the Columbus goal in the first period at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on September 25, 2014. UPI/BIll Greenblatt By BILL GREENBLATT
St. Louis Blues Magnus Paajarvi goes to the penalty box for a double minor in the first period against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on September 25, 2014. UPI/BIll Greenblatt By BILL GREENBLATT St. Louis Blues Magnus Paajarvi goes to the penalty box for a double minor in the first period against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on September 25, 2014. UPI/BIll Greenblatt By BILL GREENBLATT
Columbus Blue Jackets Jared Boll (40) celebrates a goal with Marko Dano (56) in the first period against the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on September 25, 2014. UPI/BIll Greenblatt By BILL GREENBLATT Columbus Blue Jackets Jared Boll (40) celebrates a goal with Marko Dano (56) in the first period against the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on September 25, 2014. UPI/BIll Greenblatt By BILL GREENBLATT
St. Louis Blues Joakim Lindstrom and Columbus Blue Jackets Michael Chaput persue the puck in the first period at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on September 25, 2014. UPI/BIll Greenblatt By BILL GREENBLATT St. Louis Blues Joakim Lindstrom and Columbus Blue Jackets Michael Chaput persue the puck in the first period at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on September 25, 2014. UPI/BIll Greenblatt By BILL GREENBLATT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mark Letestu had a goal and an assist and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the St. Louis Blues 5-4 on Thursday night to improve to 4-0-0 in exhibition play.

Letestu opened the scoring and Jared Boll, Ryan Craig, Fedor Tyutin added power-play goals in the first period. Dana Tyrell also scored for the Blue Jackets.

Curtis McElhinney stopped 23 of 25 shots in the first two periods, and Anton Forsberg made seven saves on nine shots in the third.

Vladimir Tarasenko scored twice for St. Louis (0-2-1), and David Backes and Joakim Lindstrom added goals. Paul Stastny, making his Blues debut after signing a free-agent deal, assisted on Lindstrom's goal. Brian Elliott made 17 saves.

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