Officers score 3 in third period to revitalize past Blues 6-4
K’Andre Mill operator, Alexis Lafrenière and Chris Kreider scored in the third period gas the New York Officers revitalized to beat the St. Louis Blues 6-4 on Monday night.
Vincent Trochek had an objective and a help, and Braden Schneider and Adam Fox likewise scored for the Officers, who won for the second time in seven games (2-4-1) and snapped a four-game pallet (0-3-1) at home. Artemi Panarin had two helps, Lafrenière added one, and Igor Shesterkin made 25 recoveries.
Jordan Kyrou had an objective and a help, and Pavel Buchnevich, Vladimir Tarasenko and Ryan O’Reilly likewise scored for the Blues, who have lost six of seven since a seven-game series of wins. Jordan Binnington had 18 recoveries.
St. Louis drove 4-3 entering the third time frame before Mill operator attached it with his most memorable objective of the time at 4:48.
Lafrenière go on objective came at 8:16 as he tipped a remote chance by Mika Zibanejad past Binnington for his fourth.
After Trocheck took at snaring punishment with 6:21 leftover, Kreider scored on an under-staffed breakaway 25 seconds after the fact. Kreider’s thirteenth objective of the time started a boisterous festival of help from the group at Madison Square Nursery, where the Officers had wasting leads in three of the four losses.
The Blues had dominated every one of the seven matches this season while driving after two periods this season.
The Officers opened the scoring when Schneider terminated a puck past Binnington with 2:46 left in the principal period. It was his third.
The Blues tied it 50 seconds after the fact as previous Officer Buchnevich discharged a shot that bobbed off Fox’s skate and in for his 10th. It was the subsequent game back at the Nursery for Buchnevich who was exchanged to St. Louis in July 2021 after pieces of five seasons with the Officers.
Buchnevich has 14 focuses in his last 10 games (eight objectives and six helps) while the player the Officers got in return — Sammy Blais — still can’t seem to score an objective in 38 games for New York.
The Officers went on 2-1 with 28 seconds staying in the principal on a show of dominance objective by Fox, his seventh of the time.
Tarasenko then tied it again for the Blues only 12 seconds into the second. It was his seventh.
Trocheck then, at that point, put the Officers ahead 3-2 at 1:07 with his 10th objective.
Kyrou scored on a show of dominance to tie it at 11:04 with his group best tenth, and O’Reilly gave St. Louis its most memorable lead of the night with his eighth 91 seconds after the fact. Kyrou had a help on O’Reilly’s objective, giving him 18 focuses in his last 15 games.
Blues: At the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.
Officers: At Vegas on Wednesday night.