chicago — Ryan O’Reilly Scored a short-range goal and assisted the St. Louis Blues in their fourth consecutive 5-2 win against the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on Wednesday.
Jordan Kerro And the Ivan Barbashev Each of them had a purpose and help, and Jordan Bennington He made 25 saves for the Blues (7-8-0), who pulled away with three goals in the second period.
Their four-game winning streak comes after a streak of eight straight losses in regulation.
“It’s a good thing,” said St. Louis coach Craig Berup. “We played good hockey and found a way to score some goals. We were solid all around. I thought [Binnington] It was good again. I thought we defended well. At the same time, we’re doing some good things in the attacking area and finding some goals.”
Andreas Athanasio Scored two goals for the Blackhawks (6-7-3), who had lost their previous two games. Arvid Soderblom Made 30 saves.
“It’s definitely frustrating,” Chicago coach Luke Richardson said. “I thought we had a pretty good first period. Again, we couldn’t have that first half there. It would be nice to play with the lead and build some confidence and build some momentum from that. We did. I just have to keep working on it.” .
Callie Rosen He gave the Blues a 1-0 lead at 14:09 of the first period when his holeshot hit the Blackhawks’ defensive hole. Alec Regula.
Keiro made it 2-0 at 5:12 of the second period. Nick Lady He kept the ball at the left point and passed to Kyrou, who skated through the hole and scored with a forehand.
“I just tried to hold the disc and create some time, and [Kyrou] Do the rest,” Liddy said.
Athanasiou cut the score to 2-1 at 7:19 when he caught a pass from Max Domi I skated alone on Binnington.
O’Reilly’s short goal at 8:08 restored the Blues’ two-goal lead. Go 2-on-1 with Noel Accari And he shot it past Soderblom from the left facing circle.
“It was a good play by him, picking that pass and then going the other way,” said Berubi. “It’s just a great play.”
Athanasiou scored his second goal of the game on the powerhouse to make it 3-2 at 9:35 when he skated down the right wing and hit a wrist shot from the circle past Bennington. It was his fifth goal of the season.
“Obviously, you’re always looking to improve,” said Athanasiou. “Come in every night and try to help the team, do what I can, whether it’s one end of the ice or the other. Just be a player every day and try to get better.
“When you’re down and you get a couple of goals, you kind of get the momentum going. At the end of the day, we gave too much tonight and we couldn’t respond.”
Tyler PetlikThe first team of the season made it 4-2 at 11:37, and Barbashev scored at 6:55 of the third period for the final 5-2.
“We definitely gave up a lot of chances for a good team, but at the same time, we also created a lot,” said the Chicago defenseman. Jack Johnson He said. “We had a lot of chances and only scored two goals, which makes it difficult. We were right. It was 3-2 and then we walked away and gave them a lot of good looks.”
The Blues have been with their moms for the last two games of a three-game road trip, including a 3-2 win at the Colorado Avalanche on Monday.
“It’s definitely a special moment,” Barbashev said. “I haven’t seen her in two years. There are some other moms down the road too, so it’s really special for everyone. To get one today, it feels good.”
Notes: St. Louis Defenseman Colton Parayko Scratched due to an undisclosed injury. Defenseman Tyler Tucker made his NHL debut and had one shot on goal in 11:05 of ice time. … O’Reilly’s short-handed goal was the first for the Blues of the season and the 11th of his NHL career. … St. Louis forward Nikita Alexandrov Had an assist on his first NHL point. … Blackhawks forward Jason Dickinson He returned after missing two games due to an illness. He had one shot at 14:25.