The St. Louis Blues scoring drought ended Sunday as they defeated the Phoenix Coyotes 4 to 2. Ryan Miller and Steve Ott made their debut with the team after being traded from Buffalo on Friday, and Ryan Miller earned his first win in the Blue note, stopping 23 of 25 shots.
The Blues were down early when Paul Bissonnette scored just 2:56 into the period. The puck took a weird bounce off a skate and was redirected past Miller. The Blues started the third period desperate as they were trailing the Coyotes 2 to 0. Patrik Berglund would not let the Blues be shut out again when he scored 3:18 into the period.
As soon as the Blues scored their first goal they were re-energized. Magnus Paajarvi tied the game up for the Blues 7:39 into the period. The Blues scored their go ahead goal on a power play goal by Kevin Shattenkirk, assisted by Jaden Schwartz. Patrik Berglund netted his second goal of the night ensuring the Blues by giving them a two goal lead at 18:21 into the third period.
The Blues finally fired up some red lights and picked up their first win after the Olympic break. They now head back to St.Louis tied with Chicago for first place in the Central Division. The Blues are back at home Monday, March 4th, as they meet the Lighting at 7PM (CST).