St. Louis
Blues
39-30-11-2
Edmonton
Oilers
36-29-12-5

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31 SOG
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game recap

St. Louis Blues 3, Edmonton Oilers 5 FINAL

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 2:49 AM

Associated Press

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St. Louis Blues 3, Edmonton Oilers 5 FINAL
St. Louis Blues 3, Edmonton Oilers 5

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) _ Ryan Smyth broke out of a goal drought at the St. Louis Blues' expense.

Smyth scored twice to help the Edmonton Oilers beat St. Louis 5-3 on Wednesday night, extending the Blues' winless streak to eight games.

``That was one of my better ones, no question,'' said Smyth, who hadn't scored since Jan. 17 _ an eight-game stretch. ``Obviously, everything's been magnified in the last month. So it's nice to chalk up a win and a couple of goals.

Radek Dvorak had a goal and an assist and Ethan Moreau also scored in Edmonton's four-goal second period.

Smyth added a goal in the third to clinch the Oilers' third victory in their last four games.

``He's a real character guy, a real passionate guy,'' teammate Steve Staios said. ``It's good to see him come through. Sometimes you get into a situation where you can't put the puck in the back of the net. But it's certainly not for lack of effort from him.''

Chris Pronger, Jamal Mayers and Keith Tkachuk scored for the struggling Blues, who've lost a season-high four straight and are 0-7-1-0 in their last eight.

``There was hard work by both teams some good chances, some good hockey but we're finding ways to give them away,'' said former Oilers captain Doug Weight, who had a pair of assists for St. Louis. ``No excuses. We've got to find a way to win.''

scoring summary
1st Period
18:02
STL
Keith Tkachuk (22) ASST: Doug Weight (35), Scott Mellanby (8)
1 - 0 STL
2nd Period
01:22
EDM
Ethan Moreau (13) ASST: Radek Dvorak (24), Steve Staios (15)
1 - 1 Tie
03:53
EDM
PPG - Radek Dvorak (11) ASST: Raffi Torres (10), Igor Ulanov (7)
2 - 1 EDM
09:40
STL
Jamal Mayers (4) ASST: Christian Backman (9)
2 - 2 Tie
12:28
STL
PPG - Chris Pronger (12) ASST: Doug Weight (36), Scott Mellanby (9)
3 - 2 STL
13:54
EDM
PPG - Ryan Smyth (14) ASST: Igor Ulanov (8), Ales Hemsky (18)
3 - 3 Tie
18:40
EDM
Shawn Horcoff (9) ASST: Steve Staios (16), Cory Cross (11)
4 - 3 EDM
3rd Period
17:42
EDM
Ryan Smyth (15) ASST: NONE
5 - 3 EDM
penalty summary
1st Period
04:33
STL
Aris Brimanis  Slashing against  Raffi Torres
08:49
STL
Reed Low  Hi-sticking
11:56
EDM
Shawn Horcoff  Hooking against  Scott Mellanby
14:34
EDM
Cory Cross  Interference
2nd Period
03:39
STL
Scott Mellanby  Holding against  Shawn Horcoff
11:23
EDM
Jason Smith  Holding against  Keith Tkachuk
11:33
EDM
Ryan Smyth  Interference on goalkeeper against  Christian Backman
13:42
STL
Jeff Finley  Hooking against  Ryan Smyth
16:18
STL
Chris Pronger  Hi-sticking against  Ryan Smyth
3rd Period
14:01
EDM
Ryan Smyth  Hooking against  Chris Pronger
goalie stats
Chris Osgood
Chris Osgood
SA: 9TOI: 18:41
Saves: 8EV: 8 - 9
PIM: 0PP: 0 - 0
SV%: .889SH: 0 - 0
Reinhard Divis
Reinhard Divis
SA: 22TOI: 40:00
Saves: 18EV: 11 - 13
PIM: 0PP: 6 - 8
SV%: .818SH: 1 - 1
Ty Conklin
SA: 26TOI: 60:00
Saves: 23EV: 15 - 17
PIM: 0PP: 7 - 8
SV%: .885SH: 1 - 1