Alexander Steen, T.J. Oshie and David Backes, the Blues’ top line, combined for four points against the Colorado Avalanche in a 3-1 victory at Scottrade Center on Monday. Steen had two assists to extend his point streak to 10 games (seven goals, 11 assists). Oshie scored a goal and has 16 points in his past 12 games, and Backes had an assist to extend his point streak to seven games (seven goals, seven assists). The Steen-Backes-Oshie line has 53 points in the past 12 games and the Blues are 7-0-1 in their past eight.
Goalie Brian Elliott made 17 saves and defenseman Carl Gunnarsson scored for the Blues, who finish the season 4-1-0 against Colorado.
The Blues (29-13-4), are an NHL-best plus-37 in goal differential, and have pulled within two points of first-place Nashville in the Central Division. They are off until Jan. 29 when the host the Predators. They are 5-0-1 during their seven-game homestand.