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ST. LOUIS -- There's something about playing at home which brings out the best in the St. Louis Blues. Vladimir Sobotka scored 2:16 into overtime to give the Blues their third win in as many games at home this season Sunday night, a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Wild. Sobotka scored off a pass from Andy McDonald to cap a rally which saw the Blues come back from a 3-1 deficit midway through the game as they were playing again a night after a tough game in Dallas. "I just stayed in front of the net and made a good play," Sobotka said. "I just saw it landed right on my stick and it was kind of a weird shot but it landed up in the net and I was happy." In addition to raising their home record this season to 3-0, since the start of the 2011-12 season, the Blues are an NHL-best 33-6-5 at Scottrade Center. "I've been around a long time but I thought the third period was impressive," said Blues coach Ken Hitchcock. "It was a real confi...
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