ST. LOUIS (AP) – Alexander Steen scored the shoutout winner and Jake Allen made 32 saves to lift the St. Louis Blues over the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Thursday night.
St. Louis has won seven straight games and 17 of its last 19 against Buffalo since 1999.
Kevin Shattenkirk and Vladimir Tarasenko scored in regulation for the Blues (13-6-1), who had lost three of four. Allen stopped four shots in the 3-on-3 overtime period.
Sam Reinhart and Ryan O’Reilly scored in regulation for the Sabres (8-9-2), who have lost three straight after a stretch of five wins in six games. Linus Ullmark stopped 27 shots, including three in overtime.