St. Louis Blues defeat Minnesota Wild, 3-1

ST. LOUIS - "Outchanced, outshot, outworked, outforechecked ... outeverythinged." Friday morning, that's the way St. Louis Blues coach Andy Murray had described his team's first period during Tuesday's blowout loss in Pittsburgh.

And Murray might well have described his Blues' domination of play the same way during the first period of the Blues' 3-1 victory over the Wild on Friday at Scottrade Center.

"Nine games into the season, we've got to figure out by now how...