Found January 12, 2012 on STLSportsMinute:
St. Louis Blues fans were excited to see the first place Vancouver Canucks come to town on Thursday night. The Canucks, who have virtually owned the Blues over the past several seasons, were in striking distance of first place in the Western Conference Standings.  With a win in regulation, the Blues could have moved into a tie for first place with the powerful Canucks.  Unfortunately, just 46 seconds into overtime, Vancouver's famous Sedin brothers quickly combined for a game winning goal, beating All-Star Brian Elliott as the Blues fell to the Canucks on their home ice at the Scottrade Centerin overtime by the score of 3-2. The Blues fell behind early thanks to a Vancouver goal by Alex Burrows.  But the Blues answered with center Jason Arnott scoring two in a row to give the Blues a 2-1 lead before Burrows found the net for his second goal of the night near the end of the second period. After playing a scoreless third period, the Blues entered overtime short-handed thanks t...
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