Frankie Melton gave St. Louis a 3-2 (OT) victory over Cincinnati when he scored 51 seconds into the extra period.
St. Louis was paced by Melton, who had one goal and one assist.
St. Louis was held below its usual level of production. St. Louis puts an average of 5.5 pucks into the net per game.
St. Louis also had goals scored by Dominic Caito and Alex Klaesner, who each put in one. In addition, St. Louis received assists from Zach Young, who had one and Joe Nolan, who had three.
Cincinnati was helped by Cobin Sanborn, who finished with one goal. Sanborn scored 9:18 into the third period to make the score 2-2. Samuel Dorff provided the assist. Albert Janele also scored for Cincinnati. Other players who recorded assists for Cincinnati were Kyle Kinnaman and Rory Callihan, who each chipped in one.
Zach Young made 16 saves for St. Louis on 18 shots. St. Louis incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. Daniel Dolliver rejected 25 shots on goal for Cincinnati. Cincinnati incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.