The St. Louis Blues continued their mastery of the Minnesota Wild with a 5-1 win Thursday night in St. Louis. The win is the ninth straight for the Blues against Minnesota.

TJ Oshie led St. Louis with a hat trick in the win, with Brenden Morrow and Jaden Schwartz also registering goals for the Blues.

Zach Parise scored the Wild’s only goal midway through the third period to snap the shutout and make the score 5-1.

Darcy Kuemper made just 19 saves on 25 shots for Minnesota, while Ryan Miller made 27 saves on 28 shots to earn the win for St. Louis.

The Wild are at Phoenix Saturday night. The Coyotes won last night and now trail the Wild by one point in the standings.

WILD CARD STANDINGS:

MIN 37-26-11      85
PHO 36-26-12    84
DAL 34-27-11     79 (72 games)
VAN 34-30-11      79