ST. LOUIS -- Tomas Vokoun stopped 28 shots, helping the Nashville Predators end a nine-game unbeaten string at St. Louis with a 4-1 victory over the Blues on Saturday night.
Nashville remained one of the last remaining undefeated teams, along with Ottawa, at 5-0-0. The Predators won at St. Louis for the first time since Jan. 4, 2001, going 0-8-1 since.
St. Louis, 1-4-0, is off to its worst since 1977-78 when it lost its first six games and went 0-8-1 before getting a win.
The Predators took a 1-0 lead 6:37 into the first period on Steve Sullian's fourth goal of the season, as he beat Patrick Lalime on a high wrist shot for his 10th point.
After he Blues tied the game 1-1 at 5:58 of the second period on Jamal Mayers' third goal, the Predators scored two goals to take a 3-1 lead heading into the third period. Nashville got an empty-netter from Greg Johnson.