Husso gets first NHL win, Blues top Ducks to sweep two-game set


ANAHEIM — Ville Husso made 25 saves for his first NHL win, and the St. Louis Blues defeated the Anaheim Ducks 4-1 at Honda Center on Sunday.

Brayden Schenn scored two goals for the Blues (6-2-1), who have won three in a row.

Jakob Silfverberg scored for the Ducks (3-5-2), who have scored two goals or fewer in nine of 10 games.

John Gibson made 19 saves in his second start in two nights. He was replaced Saturday after allowing three goals in the first 2:06 of a 6-1 loss to the Blues.

St. Louis scored four straight goals after the Ducks had taken an early 1-0 lead.

Sammy Blais gave the Blues a 2-1 lead at 14:59 of the second period, scoring from the slot off a pass from behind the net from Thomas.

Schenn scored his second goal of the game and sixth of the season on a power play for a 3-1 lead at 1:07 of the third period. He has 10 points (six goals, four assists) in a seven-game point streak.

Colton Parayko made it 4-1 when his shot from the left point deflected off an Anaheim player and went through Gibson’s pads at 2:17.

The Ducks came in last in the NHL on the power play at 1-for-22 (4.8 percent), but Silfverberg scored off the face-off on their first man-advantage for a 1-0 lead at 4:54 of the first period.

Husso, making his second NHL start, made 24 straight saves after the goal.

Schenn tied it 1-1 at 10:13 of the second period when he dove and tipped in a shot from defenseman Justin Faulk.

Anaheim scratched forward Adam Henrique, who led the Ducks in goals (26) and points (43) last season. Henrique has one goal and one assist in nine games this season.

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