ST. LOUIS (AP) — David Krejci had two goals and two assists and the Boston Bruins snapped out of a scoring funk to beat the St. Louis Blues 6-5 Friday night and hang onto third place in the Atlantic Division.
Loui Eriksson got his 500th career point with a goal and an assist and Patrice Bergeron scored his 30th this season for the Bruins, who totaled 10 goals while dropping six of their previous seven games. They’re a point ahead of Detroit, which beat Minnesota 3-2, with four games remaining.
Paul Stastny had a goal and an assist and Alexander Steen and David Backes each had two assists for the Blues. St. Louis ended a five-game winning streak, during which it allowed one goal and recorded for consecutive shutouts. The Blues are second overall in the Western Conference with 101 points and have four games to go.