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SUNRISE, Fla. - The St. Louis Blues think they have what it takes to make a run at the playoffs in the second half of the season.Matt D' Quincy Enunwa Jersey Agostini scored the tiebreaking goal with four minutes left and St. Louis beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Tuesday night.David Backes also scored and Jaroslav Halak made 30 saves for the Blues, who snapped a four-game road losing streak."This is the type of performance we needed coming off a bit of a layoff," coach Davis Payne said. "We're healthy and ready to go."Dennis Wideman scored for Florida and Tomas Vokoun stopped 26 shots.The Blues scored the go-ahead goal at 16:00 of the third period. Florida turned the puck over at the blue-line, giving St. Louis a 3-on-1 as it came Keyshawn Johnson Jersey down the ice. D'Agostini's wrister went high into the net to make it 2-1."We've been working Robby Anderson Jersey hard but just not getting the outcome we wanted," D'Agostini said. "We keep working and getting pucks deep and eventually that's going to take a toll on their defence. I think we played a pretty solid game all around."The Blues tied it at one with a minute left in the second.The Panthers turned the puck over at their own blue-line and Brad Boyes grabbed it and pa sed to Andy McDonald along the side Ben Ijalana Jersey boards. McDonald brought the puck through the left circle toward the net, then pa sed it to Backes in front, who easily beat Vokoun with a wrist shot for his 18th goal of the season.Backes scored for the fourth time in seven games.