St. Louis Blues defenseman and assistant captain Barret Jackman posted a minus three and played just over 13 minutes in the Blues 5-2 humiliating defeat against the L.A. Kings on Monday night. - Photo courtesy of Getty Images
With the status of star defenseman Alex Pietrangelo uncertain for the St. Louis Blues second round, game two matchup with the Los Angeles Kings, everybody knew that the other defenseman would have to step up and play better than they did in game one if the Blues hoped to tie the series.
Many speculated on how Ian Cole would respond in his first game actions since March 22nd. Many hoped that Kevin Shattenkirk would step up in Petro's absence.
While nearly everyone was awful, especially in the first period of the Blues 5-2 loss to the Kings to fall in a 0-2 hole in the series, veteran defenseman Barret Jackman was particularly bad on a night where the Blues needed him most.
Jackman was not just bad, he practically disappeared.
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