Arnott scores twice, Blues beat Flames 3-1


CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Jason Arnott scored a pair of power-play goals Monday night to lead St. Louis to a 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames, moving the Blues into a tie with Detroit atop the Central Division.

David Backes also scored for St. Louis, which is 9-3 in its last 12 games and moved within two points of Vancouver for first place overall.

Curtis Glencross scored the lone goal for Calgary, which remained in 11th place in the Western Conference, three points back of eighth-place Dallas.

Calgary recognized Hall of Fame defenseman Al MacInnis before the game, honoring his No. 2 by raising it to the rafters of the Scotiabank Saddledome.