Saad, Binnington help Blues hold off Avalanche 3-2


              St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington reaches back to stop a shot against the Colorado Avalanche in the third period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Colorado Avalanche center Andrew Cogliano, back, drives past St. Louis Blues center Brayden Schenn in the third period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Colorado Avalanche left wing Artturi Lehkonen, center, celebrates after scoring a goal with center Evan Rodrigues, left, and defenseman Cale Makar in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Colorado Avalanche goaltender Alexandar Georgiev reacts after giving up a goal in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              St. Louis Blues center Jordan Kyrou, right, celebrates after scoring a goal with defenseman Torey Krug in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              St. Louis Blues defenseman Colton Parayko, left, drives past Colorado Avalanche center Andrew Cogliano in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              St. Louis Blues left wing Pavel Buchnevich, center, drives past Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar, right, to redirect the puck at goaltender Alexandar Georgiev, left, in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              St. Louis Blues assistant coach Craig Berube, top, confers with center Robert Thomas in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Colorado Avalanche defenseman Josh Manson (42) collects the puck as St. Louis Blues left wing Brandon Saad (20) defends in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Colorado Avalanche left wing Artturi Lehkonen, center, loses control of the puck while driving to the net as St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington, left, and defenseman Colton Parayko, top right, cover in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Colorado Avalanche goaltender Alexandar Georgiev deflects the puck in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              St. Louis Blues center Jordan Kyrou (25) tumbles while racing to recover the puck with Colorado Avalanche defenseman Andreas Englund (88) in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington makes a stick-save in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Saad, Binnington help Blues hold off Avalanche 3-2