Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/24/13

DENVER - NOVEMBER 15: Goalie Jaroslav Halak of the St. Louis Blues looks on as he faces the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on November 15, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Blues 6-3. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
ST. LOUIS -- Jaroslav Halak posted his second shutout of the young season for the Blues on Thursday night -- and he did not have to work very hard to get it. The St. Louis defense limited Nashville to 13 shots on goal and Patrik Berglund scored on a penalty shot and assisted on a power-play goal by T.J. Oshie to lead the Blues to a 3-0 victory over the Predators. "We're occupying the offensive zone," coach Ken Hitchcock said of the low shots against total. "We're keeping it in the zone, we're wearing people out. That's the way you have to play defense. "It's not always pretty at times if you don't get shots, but the amount of time we spent in the offensive zone it's like for the team getting it to center ice is a breather, and that's the way you want to play the game." Nashville coach Barry Trotz was not happy with the way his team played. "You come into St. Louis, it's a bees nest," Trotz said. "They swarm you, they get on you, they have purpose and they work as a group. "...
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