Alexander Steen scored the lone goal for the Blues and Brian Elliott, on his 28th birthday, earned his second straight shutout, as the Blues won at Nashville 1-0, Tuesday night.
“Seriously,” Elliott said with a smile. “Yeah, I’ll take that any birthday for sure. Getting a win in this building … they play well here, the crowd gets into it. It’s kind of a gritty win.”
The Blues, who beat the Detroit Red Wings 1-0 on the road Sunday, have a shutout streak of 141:24, dating back to the second period of a home game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday. The Blues (22-14-2) have a season-high five-game winning streak , with three of those wins coming on the road. The Blues are in sixth place in the Western Conference race, tied with Minnesota at 44 points. The Wild lost 1-0 to the Chicago Blackhawks, and the Blues have a game in hand.
The Blues are at Minnesota on Thursday night.