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|Blue Jackets Knock Off Blues
|ST. LOUIS (AP) -- R.J. Umberger scored twice, rookie goalie Allen York made it three wins in three career starts and the Columbus Blue Jackets made St. Louis need some help to clinch the Central division, knocking off the Blues 5-2 on Saturday night.
Jared Boll, Derek Dorset and Vinny Prospal also scored for Columbus, and York finished with 34 saves.
David Backes and David Perron scored for the Blues, who wrapped up their first title since 1999-2000 when Chicago beat Nashville 5-4 not long before the final horn in St. Louis. St. Louis leads the Western Conference with 106 points.
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