Found May 07, 2013 on Hockey Fan Land:
I know that Los Angeles Kings are great at home, however I really thought that the Blues could take at least one game away and pull ahead in this series.  It was not to be.  Both of these teams are tough, fighting squads that get in there and mix it up.  This was seen with the 2-1, 2-1, 1-0 finishes for the first three games.  Game Four in Los Angeles arrives and the Kings win 4-3, both teams scoring the same as the first three games combined.  What's more, the Blues led 2-0 early on and if you note the scores of the other games in the series, that would seem to have been good for a win.  But this is playoff hockey my friends, and as such, all bets are off.  The Kings did not win the Stanley Cup for nothing and they put on the afterburners, tied the game and then put in the winning goal.  The St. Louis Blues really need to keep the opposing team under three goals.  During the regular season, the Blues averaged just over three goals a game.  When this game was tied, there was tro...
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