Blues Blast Avalanche

The Blues got 25 saves from goalie Jaroslav Halak in a 4-1 win over the Avalanche in Denver. David Backes scored a goal and added an assist as St. Louis won its fifth straight game. Center Derek Roy added two assists. The Blues improved to 18-3-and-3 and hold the best record in the NHL. The Blues continue their three-game road trip tomorrow night at San Jose.