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Blues use balanced offense to spur a 4-1 victory over Red Wings

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    St. Louis Blues goalie Jaroslav Halak (41), of the Czech Republic, stops Detroit Red Wings' Patrick Eaves' (17) shot in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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    St. Louis Blues defenseman Jordan Leopold, left, and Detroit Red Wings wing Luke Glendening (41) battle for the puck in the second period.

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    Detroit Red Wings center Gustav Nyquist (14), of Sweden, celebrates his goal against St. Louis Blues goalie Jaroslav Halak (41), of the Czech Republic, in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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    Detroit Red Wings center Gustav Nyquist (14), of Sweden, scores against the St. Louis Blues in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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    St. Louis Blues wing Magnus Paajarvi (56), of Sweden, celebrates his goal against the Detroit Red Wings with Derek Roy (12) Chris Stewart (25) and Roman Polak (46), of the Czech Republic, in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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    St. Louis Blues goalie Jaroslav Halak (41), of the Czech Republic, stops a Detroit Red Wings wing Daniel Cleary (71) shot in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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    Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) stops a St. Louis Blues wing T.J. Oshie (74) shot in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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    St. Louis Blues wing Chris Stewart (25) defends Detroit Red Wings center Riley Sheahan (15) as he goes for a goal past goalie Jaroslav Halak (41), of the Czech Republic, in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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St. Louis Blues defenseman Jordan Leopold, left, and Detroit Red Wings wing Luke Glendening (41) battle for the puck in the second period.

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DETROIT — Magnus Paarjarvi, Barret Jackman, Kevin Shattenkirk and Jay Bouwmeester scored to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Monday night.

Alex Steen added two assists and Jaroslav Halak made 22 saves for the Blues, who had lost their previous two games.

Gustav Nyquist scored for Detroit. Jimmy Howard stopped 22 shots before being replaced by Petr Mrazek midway through the second period because of a lower-body injury. Mrazek made 13 saves.

Jackman and Shattenkirk scored 1:20 apart early in the second period to put the Blues up 3-1.

Jackman broke a 1-1 tie with a screened one-time shot from the high slot at 1:01 of the middle period with the teams playing 4-on-4. It was Jackman’s third goal of the season.

Shattenkirk’s goal was on the power play and came on a screened shot from the left point 2:21 into the period. It was Shattenkirk’s seventh goal.

Bouwmeester got his fourth goal, 2:14 into the third, when his shot from the left point went in off the Red Wings’ Riley Sheahan.

The game was tied at 1 after the first 20 minutes despite St. Louis outshooting Detroit 18-7.

Paarjarvi opened the scoring with 8:47 left in the opening period when he banked one in off Howard’s leg on a wraparound from behind the net. It was Paarjarvi’s fourth goal.

Nyquist’s power-play goal tied the game with 27 seconds remaining in the first. He controlled and put in a loose puck during a goalmouth scramble for Nyquist’s sixth goal and his first in nine games.

NOTE: C Darren Helm returned for Detroit after missing 18 of the past 19 games with shoulder and groin injuries. ... St. Louis defenseman Ian Cole is from Ann Arbor, Mich. ... The Red Wings were without C Pavel Datsyuk (lower body), RW Johan Franzen (post-concussion syndrome), RW Daniel Alfredsson (back spasms), D Jonathan Ericsson (ribs), C Joakim Andersson (back), C Cory Emmerton (finger) and G Jonas Gustavsson (groin). ... Blues RW Ryan Reaves celebrated his 27th birthday.

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