Elliott has 33 saves in Blues' 6-1 win over Stars

Stars vs. Blues

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Vladimir Sobotka of the Blues scores against Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen and Jamie Benn at the Scottrade Center on November 23, 2013 in St. Louis. Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)



Associated Press

Posted on November 23, 2013 at 10:57 PM

Updated Thursday, Nov 28 at 12:13 AM

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brian Elliott made 33 saves in only his fifth start of the season and the St. Louis Blues got goals from six players in their third straight win, a 6-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night.

St. Louis (16-3-3) has won five of six and is off to the fastest start in franchise history.

Dallas had its six-game road winning streak snapped.

St. Louis coach Ken Hitchcock recorded his 621st win, moving him into sole possession of eighth place in career wins.

Vladimir Sobotka, Vladimir Tarasenko, David Backes, Derek Roy, Chris Stewart and T.J. Oshie scored for the Blues, who have won six of their last seven against the Stars.

Elliott, the backup to Jaroslav Halak, he stopped the final 26 shots in improcving 4-0-1.

Brenden Dillon scored for Dallas, which fell to 8-6 on the road.