St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Devan Dubnyk came up with a 36-save
performance and four different players scored, as Minnesota moved a step
to advancing after recording a 4-1 decision over St. Louis in Game 5 of this
Western Conference quarterfinal.
Marco Scandella, Nino Niederreiter, Mikko Koivu and Charlie Coyle supplied
offense for the Wild, who shook off a 6-1 home shellacking on Wednesday night
and can close out their rivals back home in Game 6 on Sunday afternoon.
Vladimir Tarasenko posted the lone score for the Blues, who are in danger of
being eliminated in the first round for the third consecutive season. Jake
Allen stopped just 15 shots in the setback.