ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kris Russell scored at 1:32 of overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets their first victory in St. Louis in nine games, 3-2 over the Blues on Saturday night.
Fedor Tyutin and Derek Dorsett scored for the Jackets, and Mathieu Garon stopped 25 shots in his first game since Jan. 19. The Jackets were 0-7-1 in their previous eight visits to St. Louis.
David Backes and Andy McDonald scored for St. Louis, and Chris Mason made 16 saves.
Russell skated into the Blues' zone and snapped a shot past Mason on the Jackets' first shot in overtime after taking a feed from Derick Brassard.
Tyutin gace the Blue Jackets a 2-1 lead on a two-man advantage with 1:24 left in the second. Tyutin's shot from the high shot got past Mason, with R.J. Umberger setting a perfect screen in front.
McDonald tied it with 1:35 remaining with a power-play goal from the right circle, a shot that caromed in off Garon's glove.
The Jackets grabbed the early lead in the first period on Dorsett's second of the season, a backhand from the slot that beat Mason on Columbus' second shot.
The Blues struck back in the waning seconds of the first when Backes deflected a left point shot from Oshie between his legs and through the pads of Garon with 1.9 seconds left on the clock.
NOTES: Blues F Keith Tkachuk became the fourth player in league history to record 2,200 penalty minutes and 1,000 points when he was whistled for high-sticking in the second period. ... The Blue Jackets were without three players because of the flu, LW Kristian Huselius, D Anton Stralman and D Milan Jurcina. RW Derek Dorsett (wrist) returned after missing one game. ... Blues D Erik Johnson (upper-body) returned to the lineup after missing one game.