Schwartz, Pietrangelo and Kostin lead Blues over CBJ
By The Associated Press
Jaden Schwartz, Alex Pietrangelo and Klim Kostin recorded a goal and an assist apiece to lead the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues to a 5-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets Sunday in St. Louis.
Kostin's goal 7:24 into the third was the game-winner.
Jakob Lilja scored twice for the Blue Jackets, and Riley Nash added a third period goal. Elvis Merzlikins allowed all five St. Louis goals on 34 shots.
WINGS FLY HIGH OVER PENGUINS
In Detroit, Madison Bowey scored 2:58 into overtime to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
AVALANCHE TOP WILD
Kadri and Landeskog sandwiched shootout goals around Cale Makar's miss. Gerald Mayhew was the only Wild skater to score in the shootout.
JETS SCORE EARLY, LATE IN WIN OVER FLAMES
In Winnipeg, Manitoba, Blake Wheeler had a goal and one assist to lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-1 win over the Calgary Flames.
Adam Kuzicka scored at the six minute mark of the third period for the Flames.
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Updated September 22, 2019