The NHL 2005-2006 season can’t seem to end soon enough for the St. Louis Blues. The team lost its ninth straight game on Friday night, falling 4-2 to Columbus. Rick Nash scored twice and Jaroslav Balastik and Jason Chimera added single goals for the Blue Jackets. The Blues held a 30-20 advantage in shots, but Columbus goalie Pascal Leclaire made 28 saves. Keith Tkachuk and Jamal Mayers scored for the Blues, who have been outscored 39-15 during the losing streak.