Game Notes: St. Louis Blues vs. Phoenix Coyotes

It was the 40th win of the year for the Blues, the 12th time they have reached that plateau in franchise history. In addition, it was their fifth win when trailing after two periods this season, which shares fourth most league wide

St. Louis scored four third period goals for the second time this season and first since Dec. 21 vs. Edmonton

As a team, landed a season-high 36 hits, led by David Backes' five

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Patrik Berglund broke a franchise-record scoring drought (187:44) with his ninth goal of the season in the third period. He later added his 10th goal to give the Blues a 4-2 advantage, marking his second multi-goal game of the year and first since Jan. 4 vs. ColumbusMagnus Paajarvi broke a 10-game goal drought with his fifth goal of the year, knotting the game at 2-2

Kevin Shattenkirk gave the Blues a 3-2 lead with his sixth power play goal (all have come on the road - leads all defensemen) and ninth goal overall this season, which tied a career high for the third time. In addition, it was his fifth game-winning goal of the season, which tied Pittsburgh's Matt Niskanen for the league-lead among defensemen

Jaden Schwartz posted his 24th and 25th assists, for his fourth multi-assist game of the seasonAlex Pietrangelo assisted on Paajarvi's goal. It was his 36th of the season (42nd point overall), which ranks third among all defensemen. He is now three shy of his career high (39), previously set during the 2011-12 seasonRyan Miller made 23 saves in his Blues debut, improving to 7-0-0 in his career vs. the Coyotes

Steve Ott played 13:58 in his debut with the club, including two shots and three hits, to go along with winning all three faceoffs he tookMaxim Lapierre went seven for nine on faceoffs and fired five shots on goal, tying a season high for the third time


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