Wild Beat Blues

Charlie Coyle scored the eventual game-winner 38 seconds into the third period as the Wild defeated the Blues 3-1 in St. Paul. Jaden Schwartz scored shorthanded midway through the final period for St. Louis, which dipped to 2-and-2. Brian Elliott and Jaroslav Halak combined to stop 20-of-23 shots. The Blues and Wild end the preseason tomorrow at the Scottrade Center.