CHICAGO -- Jeremy Roenick scored a power-play goal and assisted on another last night, lifting the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-1 triumph over the St. Louis Blues.
The Blackhawks, extending their unbeaten string to four games (3-0-1), took over first place from idle Detroit in the NHL's Norris Division by a point.
With Ed Belfour stopping 21 shots and winning for the fourth time since ending his holdout, the Blackhawks were able to win for the second time (2-3-4) against a Norris Division opponent.
Roenick scored on Chicago's first power-play attempt in the first period with the help of a great pass from Steve Larmer. Larmer, positioned at the top of the right circle, whisked the puck past defender Ron Wilson to Roenick, who beat Pat Jablonski at 6 minutes, 21 seconds.