Carter Hutton, Blues give Flyers their second straight shutout loss


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Published 9:51 p.m. ET Feb. 6, 2017 | Updated 5 hours ago

PHILADELPHIA — The St. Louis Blues kicked off a big five-game trip with a solid performance in Philadelphia.

Carter Hutton led the way.

Hutton had 26 saves, Kenny Agostino scored his first goal in almost three years and the Blues beat the Flyers 2-0 on Monday night.

“We battled, played tight defensive hockey, and found a way,” Hutton said.

Paul Stastny also scored for St. Louis, which won for the second time in three games after coach Mike Yeo replaced Ken Hitchcock on Feb. 1, following a 1-5-0 stretch. Hutton, who allowed 13 goals in his three previous appearances, posted his first shutout since Jan. 24 and No. 3 on the season.

“He looked like a confident goalie tonight,” Yeo said. “He was great right from the start. He looked calm in the net but was still challenging and getting aggressive.”

Michal Neuvirth made 14 stops for Philadelphia, which was coming off a 1-0 overtime loss to Los Angeles on Saturday. It has dropped three of four…

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