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Perron, Blues defeat Rangers for eighth straight home win

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ST. LOUIS — David Perron scored for the fourth straight game after being named to the Central Division All-Star team, and the St. Louis Blues defeated the New York Rangers 5-2 at Enterprise Center on Saturday.

Zach Sanford had a goal and an assist, and Jordan Binnington made 21 saves for the Blues (29-10-7), who have won eight straight home games.

Filip Chytil had a goal and an assist, and Henrik Lundqvist made 24 saves for the Rangers (21-19-4), who had won two in a row.

Perron’s power-play goal, his team-leading 20th of the season, gave St. Louis a 3-1 lead at 1:26 of the second period.

Brett Howden cut the lead to 3-2 at 8:49, but Sanford scored at 10:34 to make it 4-2, and Jaden Schwartz made it 5-2 at 14:50.

Chytil gave the Rangers a 1-0 lead 1:34 into the first period.

Robert Bortuzzo tied it 1-1 at 9:38 on a breakaway, coming out of the penalty box after serving a double-minor for high sticking. It was his first goal in 51 games, dating to Feb. 14, 2019).

Vince Dunn gave St. Louis a 2-1 lead at 18:41. 

Brayden Schenn, Alex Pietrangelo and Ivan Barbashev each had two assists for St. Louis.

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