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Leopold scores go-ahead goal in 3rd period as Blues beat Wild 4-1

  • St. Louis Blues' Ian Cole, left, and Minnesota Wild's Brett Sutter (27) vie for the puck during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

    St. Louis Blues' Ian Cole, left, and Minnesota Wild's Brett Sutter (27) vie for the puck during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)  (The Associated Press)

  • St. Louis Blues' Petteri Lindbohm (48) and Minnesota Wild's Michael Keranen (36) reach for the puck during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

    St. Louis Blues' Petteri Lindbohm (48) and Minnesota Wild's Michael Keranen (36) reach for the puck during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)  (The Associated Press)

  • Minnesota Wild's Jason Zucker (16) skates by St. Louis Blues' Kevin Shattenkirk (22) during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

    Minnesota Wild's Jason Zucker (16) skates by St. Louis Blues' Kevin Shattenkirk (22) during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)  (The Associated Press)

Jordan Leopold scored the tiebreaking goal at 5:33 of the third period, leading the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.

Leopold scored off an assist from Vladimir Tarasenko, who passed it to Leopold in the right circle for a one-timer high into the net.

Patrik Berglund, T.J. Oshie and David Backes also scored for the Blues (2-3-1), who won their second straight game. Jake Allen stopped 14 shots.

Jason Zucker scored for the Minnesota (2-2-1) and Niklas Backstrom stopped 33 shots.