ST. LOUIS -- An Alexander leads the NHL in goal scoring, but not the one you would expect.
Alexander Steen scored with 54.4 seconds left, giving him his NHL-best 11th goal and giving the St. Louis Blues a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday at Scottrade Center.
With the goal, Steen broke a tie with the other Alexander -- Ovechkin. Steen has 11 goals in 20 games, a 90-goal pace.
Steen beat Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec with a backhander while the Blues were on a power play with the Jets' Tobias Enstrom in the penalty box.
The win was the second in a row for the Blues, who also beat Nashville 6-1 on Saturday in the Music City. It also extended their undefeated-in-regulation streak to five games at 3-0-2.
Winnipeg finished a busy month with a 1-2-1 record on a four-game trip. It has lost back-to-back games.
Alex Pietrangelo and Brenden Morrow scored for the Blues. Blake Wheeler and Bryan Little scored for Winnipeg.
Pietrangelo gave the Blues a 2-1 lead at 4:16 of the final period after some aggressive forechecking by T.J. Oshie. At one point, Oshie fell to the ice after taking the puck, then circled into the high slot. He pumped once to freeze the defense, then fed Pietrangelo for his second goal of the season.
Bryan Little tied it up with his seventh of the season on a short-handed, two-on-none rush with Andrew Ladd at 10:2. Ladd won the puck along the left-wing boards, then fed Little streaking to the net in the right slot for the goal.
The Blues' fourth line popped in the game's first goal, with Morrow lighting the red lamp at 6:36 of the first period. Morrow scored his second goal of the season by sending the puck into a virtually empty net from the left circle after a big rebound on Ryan Reaves' shot from the right wing. The assist was Reaves' first of the season.
St. Louis carried the play early, but the game took a decided turn at 9:50 when Derek Roy and Morrow were sent off for penalties - Roy for interference and Morrow for roughing.
With the 5-on-3 advantage, Winnipeg got its first shots of the game and scored the tying goal to boot, with Blake Wheeler scoring at 11:20. He stood at the left of the net for a gimme as Ladd's rebound popped up behind Jaroslav Halak and plopped into the crease. The goal was Wheeler's fourth of the season, the assist Ladd's sixth. Dustin Byfuglien also assisted for his team-high ninth helper of the season.
Notes: The Blues made one lineup change, inserting RW Adam Cracknell in place of injured LW Magnus Paajarvi, who is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. Paajarvi was injured in the Blues' last game, a 6-1 victory Saturday at Nashville. Cracknell's only other appearance this season also was against the Jets on Oct. 18 at Winnipeg. ... Blues RW Chris Stewart played Tuesday despite suffering an upper-body injury Saturday in Nashville. ... Blues C Maxim Lapierre served the final game of a five-game suspension for hitting San Jose's Dan Boyle from behind Oct. 15. ... Winnipeg called up D Ben Chiarot from St. John's to replace injured D Paul Postma, who went on injured reserve with a blood clot in his leg. ... This was the final game of a four-game trip against Central Division opponents for Winnipeg, which also played at Nashville, Dallas and Colorado and was even at 1-1-1. ... The Jets won their only previous game vs. St. Louis, 4-3 in a shootout Oct. 18 in Winnipeg.
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