Scandella, Blues defeat Sharks in 13-goal game


Marco Scandella‘s first multigoal game in the NHL helped the St. Louis Blues defeat the San Jose Sharks 7-6 at SAP Center on Saturday.

Zach Sanford and Ryan O’Reilly each had a goal and an assist for the Blues (11-8-2), who ended a three-game losing streak.

Jordan Binnington allowed four goals on 19 shots for St. Louis before being replaced by Ville Husso, who got the win with 19 saves on 21 shots.

Timo Meier had two goals and an assist, Evander Kane scored twice, Logan Couture and Kevin Labanc each had a goal and an assist, and Devan Dubnyk made 24 saves for the Sharks (7-9-2).

The Blues took their first lead when Mackenzie MacEachern scored shorthanded to make it 5-4 at 1:17 of the third period, but Labanc tied it 5-5 at 2:13.

O’Reilly put St. Louis ahead 6-5 when he scored at 3:20, but Couture tied it 6-6 at 6:31.

Scandella scored his second of the game to give the Blues a 7-6 lead at 7:14.

Meier scored 17 seconds into the game when his shot went in off defenseman Torey Krug‘s elbow to give San Jose a 1-0 lead.

Scandella scored his first goal with the Blues to tie it 1-1 at 6:08 of the first period.

Kane scored on the power play at 10:11 to give the Sharks a 2-1 lead.

Sammy Blais scored at 3:34 of the second period to tie it 2-2.

Meier scored his second of the game on the power play at 6:43 to put the Sharks ahead 3-2, but Brayden Schenn scored 45 seconds later to tied it 3-3 at 7:28.

Kane scored his second of the night to make it 4-3 at 10:34 and chase Binnington from the game.

The Blues tied it a fourth time when Sanford scored at 18:16 to make it 4-4.

St. Louis, already missing seven players because of injury, took another hit when forward Jacob de la Rose left in the first period with a lower-body injury.

Video: Blues edge Sharks, 7-6

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