McDonald leads Blues to 5-2 win against Oilers

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EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Andy McDonald scored twice and Kevin Shattenkirk had a goal and two assists as the St. Louis Blues defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Wednesday.

St. Louis moved into a tie with the Detroit Red Wings atop the Central Division with 87 points and a point back of the Vancouver Canucks for the overall league lead.

Scott Nichol and Chris Stewart also scored for the Blues, who have won four straight on a six-game road trip.

St. Louis has won 10 of its last 13 games.

Corey Potter and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored for the Oilers, who have lost two of their last three to remain in second-last in the NHL.