Tarasenko broke the tie for third, the Blues beat Skidding Flyers 4-1

Philadelphia (AFP) – Vladimir Tarasenko scored the green light in the third inning and Jordan Bennington scored 25 exports to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.

Ivan Barbashev scored a goal and an assist, and Brayden Shane and Brandon Saad also scored for the Blues, who completed the 3-1 road trip. St. Louis avoided losing to two of the NHL’s worst teams in less than a week, after Thursday’s 3-2 overtime defeat in Montreal that ended Canada’s 10 defeats streak.

St.Louis, who was playing in Philadelphia for the first time since January 7, 2019, won twice in a row and four of five. Bennington made his debut on the Blues’ last trip to Philly, 3-0 where he saved 25 balls. And he was sharp again in the city of brotherly love.

Oscar Lindblum scored for the Flyers, who lost 6th in a row and 19th in the last 21.

Tarasenko scored his team-leading 19th goal to put the Blues ahead 2-1 with 11:09 left, finishing off the hole when he fell to the ground. It was also his forty-sixth point, which leads the blues.

The goal came just 42 seconds after Philadelphia tied it up with Lindblom’s slapper shot from a point across the screen.

That was all Bennington allowed. The St.Louis goalkeeper was solid, if not spectacular, and his best stop was probably the gauntlet save for Max Wellman’s chance with 12:03 left in the second half.

Shane opened the scoring at 11:50 as he finished off a winning streak in front of the net to score his 15th goal. Jordan Kerro’s first shot flew off the post and headed toward Barbashev, whose attempt was denied from the center of the ice with a stellar baton saved by Martin Jones. But then, Shen bounced back on the recoil. Officials initially determined that the disc did not cross the goal line before the decision was reversed after reviewing the video.

The Blues outnumbered Philadelphia 11-7 while they were in control of the second half. They had many opportunities to rise further, but they were unable to transform. St. Louis’ best chance came when Tarasenko’s effort slipped off the post two minutes into the first half and Ryan O’Reilly was denied from close range with a good honesty from Jones.

Philadelphia’s player, Claude Giroud, nearly hit it at 11:38 per second, but his slap on the 2-on-1 also went off the post.

Barbashev and Saad converted the empty net in the last minute.

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The Blues: Tarasenko is back after a one-game absence due to an undisclosed injury.

Flyers: Carter Hart (eye injury) missed his second game in a row. Hart skated on Tuesday, which is daily.


Flyers has partnered with UNCF (United Negro College Fund) to provide undergraduate scholarships to Philadelphia-area students participating in hockey. The club made a donation of $40,000 to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNCF) to fund the scholarship over the next four years.

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The Blues: Host the Buffalo Sabers on Friday.

Releases: Host Washington Capitals on Saturday.


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