Blues Blast Avalanche

Alexander Steen scored a pair of goals to guide the Blues to a 7-3 win over the Avalanche at the Scottrade Center. David Backes tallied a goal and two assists for St. Louis, which moved to 12-2-and-3. T.J. Oshie chipped in with four assists in the win. Jaroslav Halak made 21 saves in net for the Blues. St. Louis hosts Carolina on Saturday.