Allen, Blues shut out Ducks

St. Louis, MO ( – Jake Allen made 24 saves to record his
second career shutout and backstop the St. Louis Blues to a 2-0 victory over
the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night.

Alexander Steen and Ryan Reaves scored for the Blues, who posted their third
straight win despite playing without two key forwards. David Backes and T.J.
Oshie are sidelined indefinitely with concussions.

John Gibson turned aside 27 shots for Anaheim, which has dropped two of three
following a seven-game win streak.