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|Johnson Scores in OT, Lifts Blues Past Penguins
|ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Erik Johnson scored 50 seconds into overtime, Jaroslav Halak made 31 saves and the St. Louis Blues beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 1-0 on Saturday night for their 10th straight home victory.
Johnson scored his first goal of the season came after T.J. Oshie stripped the Penguins' Paul Martin of the puck in the corner. Martin fed Johnson in the slot and the defenseman beat goalie Brent Johnson.
Brent Johnson stopped 23 shots for the Penguins.
The Blues are 4-0 at home this season after winning their final six last season.
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