Sammy Blais scored in the sixth round of the shootout to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday. Alexander Steen scored in regulation for St. Louis, which had a franchise-record 11-game winning streak snapped on Thursday in Dallas. Jordan Binnington stopped 31 shots through overtime and then five more in the shootout to improve to 14-2-1. Chris Wagner scored for the Bruins, who had a seven-game win streak snapped but earned a point for the 13th consecutive game. Tuukka Rask made 28 saves. Tyler Bozak also scored for St. Louis in the shootout, and Charlie Coyle had a goal for Boston. Steen scored for the first time in 27 games to give St. Louis a lead in the first period lead. He whipped a wrist shot from the faceoff circle past Rask on the Blues first shot of the contest at 7:15. Wagner tied it in the second by converting off a past from Kevan Miller. Coyle was making made his debut for the Bruins. He was acquired in trade with Minnesota for Ryan Donato and fifth-round draft pick on Wednesday.
A new campaign at Monmouth College aims to increase the liberal arts college’s endowment by $75 million.
A Galesburg man who lost his life in the process of saving his son’s life has been awarded the Carnegie Hero Award.
The District 202 Board of Education approved the 2019-2020 school calendar at last night’s board meeting.
Galesburg aldermen approved 19 non-profits for funding Monday night in their annual round of external agency funding.