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Blues beat Capitals for fourth consecutive shutout

Blues beat Capitals for fourth consecutive shutout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brian Elliott wasn't even in the building and the St. Louis Blues still picked up their fourth consecutive shutout.

With their regular starting goaltender back home resting, the Blues turned to Jake Allen, who made 32 saves in a 4-0 victory against the NHL-leading Washington Capitals on Saturday night.

St. Louis won for the 10th time in 12 games and kept pace with the Dallas Stars atop the Central Division.

Kyle Brodziak, Colton Parayko, Vladimir Tarasenko and Patrik Berglund scored for the Blues, who have their sights on the division title and the top seed in the Western Conference. With six games left, they're tied with the Stars, who beat the...

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