Found November 15, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Blues and Colorado Avalanche entered their matchup Thursday night as owners of the top two winning percentages in the NHL’s Western Conference this season. The Avalanche held a slight lead, .823 to .781. Once the teams hit the ice for the first time as Central Division foes, under the NHL’s new realignment, the difference was more drastic than a few percentage points. The Blues walloped Colorado and that encompassed more than the score. In their 7-3 victory, the Blues had a punctuating second period, netting four goals to blow the game open and punching out three Avs to blow off some steam. Alexander Steen netted two of the seven tallies, T.J. Oshie had a career-high four assists and the line, which also includes David Backes, accounted for nine points. If the idea was to shake off an overtime loss to Phoenix two nights earlier, any remaining remnants were wiped up by the Olympia ice-machine after the game. “The second period, the way we stuck together, impressed,” Blues co...
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