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Philadelphia Flyers center Kevin Hayes (13) and center Philippe Myers (5) defend against St. Louis Blues center Ryan O'Reilly (90) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Dilip Vishwanat)

Voracek scores in OT, Flyers beat Blues 4-3

Jan. 16, 2020 2:18 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have shown the ability to play up to their competition. Jakub Voracek scored in overtime and the Flyers beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night. The win capped a four-game stretch in which the Flyers played three teams who at the time were tied for the NHL...

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2019, file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock shouts from behind the bench during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks in Toronto. Babcock and Peter Laviolette are among the six coaches already fired this season. (Hans Deryk/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Analysis: NHL season marked by coaching carousel, changes

Jan. 15, 2020 3:15 PM EST

Firing coaches during the season has been relatively common in the NHL for decades. The volume is nonetheless jaw-dropping in 2019-20 — and there is still half a season to go. Seven coaches have been either fired or forced out. Gerard Gallant of the Golden Knights became the latest casualty Wednesday when...

St. Louis Blues' Tyler Bozak, right, is congratulated by Vince Dunn (29) after scoring during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Blues beat Ducks 4-1, extend home winning streak to 9 games

Jan. 13, 2020 11:54 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Backing up Jordan Binnington, Blues goalie Jake Allen knows he needs to make his starts count. Allen stopped 20 shots and Brayden Schenn had two assists Monday night, leading St. Louis to a 4-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks. Making his first start in nine days, Allen improved to 8-3-3...

New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, of Sweden, defends a shot from St. Louis Blues' Jacob de la Rose, of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Billy Hurst)

Perron scores 20th goal in Blues 5-2 win over Rangers

Jan. 11, 2020 11:50 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis winger David Perron received a call from the team's president of hockey operations late Friday. “I was hoping I wasn't getting traded," Perron said. The news from Doug Armstrong was good. Armstrong informed Perron that he had been selected to the All-Star game via a vote...

St. Louis Blues' Tyler Bozak celebrates after scoring during the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Perron, Binnington lift Blues to 3-2 victory over Sharks

Jan. 7, 2020 11:51 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — David Perron is making a late push for an All-Star selection. Perron scored his 18th goal of the season and Jordan Binnington stopped 28 shots, leading the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night. Perron is on the “Last Man In” vote list....

St. Louis Blues' David Perron (57) is congratulated by Alex Pietrangelo (27) after scoring during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Perron scores hat trick in Blues’ 5-2 win over Avalanche

Dec. 17, 2019 11:24 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — David Perron is picking his spots better than ever. Perron completed his fifth career hat trick to lead the St. Louis Blues over the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 Monday night. "He's always in the right spot at the right time," teammate Alex Pietrangelo said. "He's been capable at both ends of...

FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2019 file photo Minnesota Wild's Jared Spurgeon watches the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers in New York. Smaller defensemen like the 5-foot-9 Spurgeon have taken on more importance around the league in recent years for their mobility and puck-moving skills. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, file)

Wild defenseman Spurgeon 10 seasons into size-defying career

Dec. 11, 2019 4:01 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The defining moment of Jared Spurgeon's hockey career came when he was just 13: His peewee coach in Edmonton moved him from forward to defenseman. There was no going back for Spurgeon, even though he hasn't grown much bigger since then. Minnesota's 5-foot-9, 167-pound stalwart on the...

Dallas Stars forward Roope Hintz (24) attempts a backhand shot as St. Louis Blues goaltender Jake Allen (34) and forward Tyler Bozak (21) defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game game Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

O'Reilly's goal lifts Blues to 3-1 win over Stars

Nov. 30, 2019 1:17 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Ryan O’Reilly stopped his scoring drought with one timely play for the St. Louis Blues. O’Reilly broke a tie 18 seconds after Dallas pulled even, and the Blues beat the Stars 3-1 on Friday night to extend their lead in the Central Division to five points over Winnipeg....