Read reports from Thursday’s NHL games.

Samuel Blais scored his seventh goal this season as the St. Louis Blues defeated the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 on Thursday.

Alexey Toropchenko, Brayden Schenn and Jake Neighbors scored the other visitors’ goals.

Joel Hofer made 27 saves, being beaten by Jake Walman, Simon Edvinsson and Alex Chiasson.

Drafted sixth overall in 2021, Edvinsson got his very first NHL goal, in his third game.

Blues general manager Doug Armstrong will take on the same duties for Hockey Canada ahead of the world championship in May.

St. Louis began a three-game road trip that will conclude in California this weekend.