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Associated Press, Published September 27 2013

St. Louis Blues get preseason win over Minnesota Wild

ST. LOUIS – T.J. Oshie and Patrik Berglund scored 51 seconds apart during St. Louis’ four-goal third period, leading the Blues to a 4-1 exhibition victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.

Jared Spurgeon scored for the Wild, who went 4-2-0 in the preseason. Josh Harding stopped all 15 shots he faced, and Johan Gustafsson allowed four goals on 11 shots.

Minnesota 1 0 0–1

St. Louis 0 0 4–4

First period: 1, Minnesota, Spurgeon 1 (Parise, Koivu), 10:01 (pp).

Third period: 2, St. Louis, Oshie 2 (Steen), 6:20. 3, St. Louis, Berglund 2 (Pietrangelo, Schwartz), 7:12. 4, St. Louis, Backes 1 (Bouwmeester, Pietrangelo), 11:20. 5, St. Louis, Stewart 1 (Roy, Leopold), 14:04 (pp).

Shots on Goal – Minnesota 7-5-7 – 19. St. Louis 7-8-11 – 26.

Goalies: Minnesota, Harding, Gustafsson. St. Louis, Halak. A – 13,233 (19,150). T – 2:26.