Mike Hoffman scored two goals, and the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 5-1 on Thursday night.
Givani Smith had a goal and an assist for San Jose, which had dropped three in a row. William Eklund and Luke Kunin also scored in the Sharks' highest-scoring game of the season.
San Jose is 3-3 in its last six games after dropping its first 11 games of the season.
Pavel Buchnevich scored for St. Louis, which had won three in a row. Joel Hofer stopped 17 of 21 shots before he was replaced by Jordan Binnington in the second period.
The Blues had won their last eight games against the Sharks.
The Blues are at Los Angeles on Saturday night.