Brian Elliott stopped all 19 shots he faced 0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning from Scottrade Center.

Kris Russell scored in his first game as a Blue after being acquired from Columbus in exchange for defenseman Nikita Nikitin, while Kevin Shattenkirk and T.J. Oshie netted the other goals for the Blues, who climbed to 8-7-1 on the season.

Mathieu Garon made 21 saves on 24 shots in defeat for the Lightning, who had their three-game winning streak halted.