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.
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.
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane keyed a four-goal second period with a goal and assist apiece, and goalie Corey Crawford had a strong game for the second straight day as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 5-3 on Monday.
Andy McDonald had an assist in his first game back from a 24-game concussion-related absence and T.J. Oshie got his second goal in six games back from a broken ankle in the St. Louis Blues' 5-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night.