Rookie Vladimir Tarasenko made his NHL debut a memorable one by netting a pair of goals at Scottrade Center last night as the Blues blanked the Detroit Red Wings 6-0. Chris Stewart also scored twice in the win. T.J. Ohsie and Patrik Burglund also lit the lamp for the Blues in the season opener. Goaltender Jaroslav Halak also did his part last night, stopped all 14 shots he faced to earn his 23rd career shutout.
Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock says they played hard even with a large lead.
Blues winger Chris Stewart says they have to move forward with the season.
Blues defender Kevin Shattenkirk says they were ready for a battle.
Red Wings center Henrik Zetterberg says they need to move past this awful start.
Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock says they gave goals away for St. Louis.
The Blues will be back in action tommorrow night when they take on the Predators in Nashville.