Jason Arnott backed Jaroslav Halak's 20 saves 1, on Monday.

David Backes also scored and Patrik Berglund added a pair of assists for the Blues, who moved into a tie with the Red Wings atop the Central Division. They have won three straight to begin a six-game road trip.

Curtis Glencross scored the lone goal for the Flames, who got 21 saves from Miikka Kiprusoff. They completed a winless four-game homestand and have dropped five of six overall.