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St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - David Backes, Vladimir Sobotka and T.J. Oshie scored in the first half of the first period, helping St. Louis take a 4-2 decision over Nashville at Scottrade Center.

Alex Steen added a power-play tally and Alex Pietrangelo contributed a pair of helpers for the Blues, who won their second consecutive season opener on home ice.

Jaroslav Halak stopped 28-of-30 shots for the victory.

Mike Fisher and David Legwand lit the lamp in defeat for the Predators. Pekka Rinne started, but was shelled for three scores on six shots. Carter Hutton finished the contest with 21 saves.