ST. LOUIS (AP) -Andy McDonald, Lee Stempniak and Brad Boyes each had a goal and an assist to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars in a preseason game Tuesday night.
Defenseman Alex Pietrangelo, the No. 4 pick in this year's NHL draft, had two assists for the Blues. Pietrangelo is one of several players auditioning to take former top overall pick Erik Johnson's spot in the lineup.
The Blues announced before the game that Johnson tore two ligaments in his right knee while driving a golf cart during a team outing and would likely miss the entire season.
Loui Eriksson and Sean Avery scored for Dallas, which played its preseason opener.
Blues starting goalie Manny Legace played the first 30 minutes, 25 seconds and made six saves on seven shots. St. Louis improved its preseason record to 1-1.
, made it 3-1 at 2:17 of the second with another man-advantage goal.
Avery scored off a scrum in front with 3:59 left to cut it to 3-2.

Top NHL Public Bets

NHL Top Stories

Thumbnail 2018 Stanley Cup Finals Odds Following back-to-back titles, are the Penguins favored to repeat as 2018 Stanley Cup champions as well?
Thumbnail Penguins vs. Predators Game 6 Pick Can the Pittsburgh Penguins claim the Stanley Cup tonight when they go on the road to face the Nashville Predators in Game 6...
Thumbnail Predators vs. Penguins Game 5 Pick Which team will take the crucial Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final tonight as the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Nashville Predators tonight at 8PM...
Thumbnail Stanley Cup Finals Game 4 Pick Can the Nashville Predators even up the Stanley Cup Finals when they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4...
Thumbnail Stanley Cup Final Game 3 Pick With the series on the move, can the Nashville Predators get on the board in the Stanley Cup Final when they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3...

NHL Team Pages