Patrik Berglund had a goal and two assists and the Blues gained control of the 8th and final playoff spot in the Western Conference after a 5-2 victory over Columbus on Sunday. It was their second win over the Blue Jackets in back to back games.
The Blues are one point ahead of Anaheim, two in front of Edmonton and three ahead of Minnesota. The Blues have just one home game remaining with six to play. The Blues have won five in a row and earned points in seven of eight.
David Perron also had a goal and an assist, Brad Boyes and David Backes added goals, and Chris Mason made 26 saves for St. Louis.
The remaining schedule for the Blues will be tough. They play at Chicago and Detroit on back to back nights this Wednesday and Thursday. Then they travel to Dallas and Phoenix before hosting Columbus again on April 10th. The Blues finish the season in Colorado on April 12th.