Found October 11, 2013 on Fox Sports Midwest:
There are several sports stories and headlines for you to keep up with this weekend. Every Friday in the Bommarito Sports Update we will help sift through it all to keep you updated. Some of the key story lines to follow this weekend are... Richard MaxsonCharles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports RED OCTOBER Who gets the edge in the Cards-Dodgers playoff series? Stan McNeal answers, unit by unit Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports HOT IN HOUSTON The Rams visit a Texans squad that is eager to shed a three-game losing streak Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports NEVER GETS OLD Check out some of the action shots from the Cardinals' clubhouse after their NLDS Game 5 win over the Pirates Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports ALEXANDER THE GREAT Blues center Alexander Steen is off to a hot start
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Steen lifts Blues over Blackhawks

Alexander Steen got just enough on a slap shot in the closing seconds to get the puck past Corey Crawford and give the St. Louis Blues a win over the rival Chicago Blackhawks. Steen's drive with 21.1 seconds left trickled through Crawford and lifted the Blues to a 3-2 victory against the defending Stanley Cup champions on Wednesday night. Steen broke down the left side as part...

Video: Alexander Steen's late goal against Chicago

I could watch Alexander Steen beat Chicago with 21.1 seconds left in the third over and over again. You probably could too. Now you can! I've watched Steen's charge up the ice several times now and his late heroics seem more impressive now than they did when they actually happened. What a blast. What perfect timing to get his shot off right before contact was made from...

Steen's late goal lifts Blues to 3-2 victory over Hawks

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