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). 

Melissa White started playing ice hockey when she was only six years old. She spent her youth playing hockey in Seattle, Washington. She played with the boys until she was old enough to make the switch to a competitive girl's under 19 hockey team at the age of 12. Melissa played NCAA Division III college hockey in Buffalo, New York, for the Buffalo State Bengals. She was named Rookie of the Year and voted Assistant Captain during her junior season. Presently, Melissa manages and coaches a U-19 girl's team and an ACHA men's college team. Her favorite teams are the St. Louis Blues and the New Jersey Devils. She fell in love with the Devils on her sixth birthday when she received an autographed Martin Brodeur puck from her parents. Melissa is also attending Bradley University and pursuing a degree in Sports Communication.


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