Blues, Brodeur Shut Out Avalanche 3-0 Monday
Martin Brodeur stopped all 16 shots he faced and recorded his NHL-record 125th shutout and 691st victory as the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Monday night.
Dmitrij Jaskin, Chris Butler and Vladimir Tarasenko scored, and Paul Stastny had two assists for the Blues, who snapped a four-game losing streak (0-3-1) and avenged a 5-0 loss at Colorado on Dec. 23.
Jaskin beat Semyon Varlamov in between his pads for his third goal of the season 28 seconds into the second period, and Butler backhanded a shot over Varlamov's shoulder for his first goal at 4:30 for St. Louis (22-11-3), 13-4-1 at home.
Tarasenko scored his team-leading 22nd goal from the high slot with 4:35 remaining.
The Avalanche (13-14-8) have dropped two straight after going 4-0-2 in their previous six games.