St. Louis Blues Denied by Carey Price as Winning Streak, Road Trip Ends


The Montreal Canadiens came into Tuesday night’s contest with the St. Louis Blues as the only remaining undefeated team in the NHL with a record of 6-0-0 and 12 points. After the game, that would remain remain the case.

It was an early season battle between the top team in the Eastern Conference and the top team in the Western Conference. The top team in the East prevailed. With a 3-0 loss, the Blues’ four-game winning streak came to an end. Though despite the loss, the Blues still finished an impressive road trip with a record of 4-2.

Carey Price stopped all of the Blues’ 38 shots on goal, earning his second shutout of the season. The Blues were shutout for the first time this season. The Canadiens scored in each period, with Max Pacioretty scoring in the first, Alexander Semin in the second, and Torrey Mitchell in the third.

The Blues went 0-3 on the power play. In their two losses this season, the Blues outshot their opponents in both games. They outshot Minnesota 32-19 in their first loss, and outshot Montreal 38-36 tonight.

Up next, the Blues return home Saturday night against the New York Islanders, which is the start of a five-game homestand.

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