The St. Louis Blues are getting results, but it's coming with an unexpected change in goal.
The Vancouver Canucks are dealing with their own surprising play by goaltender Roberto Luongo.
Brian Elliott may get the start over Jaroslav Halak again as the Blues begin the Western Canada portion of their trip against the Canucks on Wednesday night.
St. Louis (4-4-0) followed Friday's 3-2 overtime win against Carolina by beating Philadelphia 4-2 the next night after arriving at 3 a.m. local time and canceling its morning skate.
"We're playing the team game that we drew up at the beginning of the year," defenseman Barret Jackman said. "We kept it simple and got back to the basics."
A change in net is also providing a spark.
Elliott is 3-0-0 with a 2.06 goals-against average in four games, winning each of the last two while yielding four goals on 65 shots to make a case for increased playing time.
Halak, St. Louis' unquestioned No. 1 netminder last season, hasn't been used since being...