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Oshie's first hat trick lifts Blues over Wild 5-1
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St. Louis Blues' T.J. Oshie (74) pass around Minnesota Wild's Ryan Suter (20) after falling over the stick of Minnesota Wild's Matt Moulson (26) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 27, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 27, 2014, 10:45 pm

ST. LOUIS (AP) T.J. Oshie scored three goals for his first NHL hat trick and Ryan Miller made 27 saves to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 5-1 rout over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.

St. Louis has won three in a row overall and nine straight against the Wild. The Blues lead the NHL with 107 points.

Minnesota has lost six of eight.

Jaden Schwartz and Brenden Morrow also scored for St. Louis, which has points in its last 10 home games. Miller improved to 9-2-1 since being acquired from Buffalo on Feb. 28.

Zach Parise scored for the Wild, who had earned points in their previous three road games. Darcy Kuemper made 19 saves but fell to 12-8-4. He has won just twice in his last nine starts.

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