Blues 5, Blackhawks 2
Nov. 11, 1998
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Pierre Turgeon had three goals and Pavol Demitra had two goals and three assists to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 5-2 victory over the struggling Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night.
The Blackhawks, held to only 14 shots, are winless in their last seven games and 3-6-2 in their last 11.
The Blues lead 2-0 after the first period on power-play goals by Demitra and Turgeon.
Damitra scored at 8:57 when he deflected a slap shot by Al MacInnins past Chicago goaltender Jeff Hackett.
Turgeon scored his fifth goal of the season at 10:31 on a shot from behind the net that bounced off Hackett and rolled into the goal.
Demitra and Turgeon each scored again in the second period to give the Blues a 4-0 lead.
Turgeon scored at 12:35 on a pass from Geoff Courtnall in front of the goal. Demitra scored when a shot by MacInnis deflected on Chicago defenseman Trent Yawney and fell at Demitra's feet for an easy goal.
Eathan Moreau scored both Chicago goals against Jamie McLennan, the first at 18:42 of the second period and another at 18:22 of the third.
Turgeon, who has seven goals in his last eight games, scored the final goal at 19:24 of the third period.
St. Louis outshot Chicago 41-14. The 14 shots are a season low for the Blackhawks.
The attendance of 20,141 was the second sellout of the season for the Blues, 5-3-3 in their last 11 games.
Chicago's Tony Amonte had his goal-scoring streak stopped at three games.