Backes Scores Twice in Blues OT Win
Captain David Backes had no goals in the Blues first ten games of the season. Well on Halloween night, Backes scored twice to lead the Note to a 3-2 overtime win over the Minnesota Wild at Scottrade Center. Backes scored in the first period to give the Blues a 1-0 lead. Alexander Steen then scored to give St. Louis a 2-0 cushion. The Wild countered with a couple of goals to knot the score at 2-2. Backes then scored in overtime to give the Blues their eighth win of the season. Jake Allen got the win in goal, stopping 29 shots.