Henrik Zetterberg scored three goals, and his second assist of the game set up Pavel Datsyuk's tiebreaking goal at 9:38 of third period to help the Detroit Red Wings beat St. Louis 5-3 on Friday night.
Darryl Sutter's squad has the look of a team that is planning to play into June. There are no passengers on this club right now. Every player on this team finishes checks, blocks shots and pays the price to get into the hard areas of the ice.
R.J. Umberger scored twice, rookie goalie Allen York made it three wins in three career starts and the Blue Jackets made St. Louis need some help to clinch the Central division, knocking off the Blues 5-2 on Saturday night.
Jason Blake scored the tiebreaking goal from behind the St. Louis net with 5:54 to play, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied from a third-period deficit for a 4-3 victory over the NHL-leading Blues on Wednesday night.
Jaroslav Halak won his sixth straight start to match a career best and St. Louis' penalty killers ran their streak to 32 stops in a row, lifting the Blues to the top of the NHL with a 5-1 victory over the Blackhawks on Tuesday night. .
Pavel Datsyuk scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period, one night after netting the overtime winner, and the Detroit Red Wings bounced back after squandering a two-goal lead and beat the St. Louis Blues 5-3 on Saturday night.
Islanders D Andrew MacDonald scored two rare goals, John Tavares and P.A. Parenteau both had a goal and an assist in the first period, and the Islanders sent the sinking St. Louis Blues to their fourth straight loss with a 5-2 victory on Saturday.