The St. Louis Blues up their record to 6-3 on the young National Hockey League season as they edge the Washington Capitals 4-3 Saturday night at Scottrade Center.
Brad Boyes scored twice for St. Louis, his 7 th and 8 th of he season, with his opening salvo coming just :45 into the game. Eric Brewer picked up his 1 st of the year and David Backes tallied his 2 nd for the Blues. Mike Green had two goals for Washington, his 2 nd and 3 rd of the campaign. Michael Nylander scored the other Capitals’ goal, his 4 th .
The win gives the Blues 12 points, good for third place in the NHL’s Western Conference Central Division behind Detroit and Columbus.
The Note gets back into action Tuesday night at home against the Phoenix Coyotes.