Found January 07, 2012 on Miami Herald:
The suddenly-surging Colorado Avalanche will take aim at a fifth straight victory when they visit the St. Louis Blues for tonight's clash at Scottrade Center.

Blues 4, Avalanche 0

Kevin Shattenkirk had a goal and an assist and Brian Elliott made 15 saves for his fifth shutout and the St. Louis Blues ended the Colorado Avalanche's four-game winning streak in a 4-0 victory on Saturday night. Fellow defenseman Alex Pietrangelo had two assists for a career-best third straight multipoint game and the Blues won their NHL-high 17th game at home and moved ahead...

New Colorado Avalanche line has plenty to prove

Avalanche center Paul Stastny and wingers David Jones and TJ Galiardi have something to prove. At the very least, they want to complement the Ryan O'Reilly-centered line, Colorado's most productive in all three zones.

Avalanche at Hawks Preview

When coming home after an emotionally and physically draining game and having a game the next night, there are probably other opponents you'd pick than to play the 4x400 relay team that is the Colorado Avalanche. But you don't get to pick your schedule, and that's what the Hawks will face Friday night. The timing the Hawks have had facing the Avs this year has been terrible...

Blues Assign Fairchild to Peoria

Cade Fairchild Defense - STL GOALS: 0 | ASST: 0 | PTS: 0 SOG: 1 | +/-: -1 ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Saturday the club has assigned defenseman Cade Fairchi...

Postgame Avs-Blues – Men against boys tonight

Jeff Roberson/AP ST. LOUIS – I don’t know if I saw a team play a perfect game tonight. But if I didn’t, it was close. Wow, the St. Louis Blues brung it tonight. It was as one-sided a game as it could be, with the Blues outshooting the Avs 39-15. It seemed like a victory for the the Avs just to get the puck tonight. When they did, it was off their sticks real quick and onto...

Avalanche-Blackhawks Preview

Extremely streaky on the road this season, the Colorado Avalanche are currently in the midst of a positive stretch away from home. Trying to extend their road winning streak to four Friday night, the surging Avalanche look for a second straight victory at the United Center against the Chicago Blackhawks, who hope to avoid matching a season high with a third consecutive defeat. ...

Halak carries more of the load from Blues

Jaroslav Halak's improved play has been the goaltender's ability to "park" a loss, according to Blues coach Ken Hitchcock,

First Period: Blues 2, Avalanche 0

The Blues make it 2-0 with a goal by Kevin Shattenkirk. The goal comes just as a Colorado penalty expired. Shattenkirk fired a wrist shot from the point, with a bunch of traffic in front. And somehow,

Blues blank Avalanche 4-0

Kevin Shattenkirk had a goal and an assist and Brian Elliott made 15 saves for his fifth shutout and the St. Louis Blues ended the Colorado Avalanche's four-game winning streak in a 4-0 victory on Saturday night.

Blues rally, beat Oilers

ST. LOUIS - When the St. Louis Blues faced the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday, it wasn't just a hockey game....

Avalanche Blank Blackhawks

Semyon Varlamov made 27 saves to earn his second shutout, and T.J. Galiardi had a goal and an assist to lead the Colorado Avalanche past the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 on Friday night for their fourth straight win. David Jones, David Van Der Gulik and Chuck Kobasew also scored for Colorado, which has won nine of its past 10. Varlamov made a few sharp close-in saves, but wasn't consistently...

Blues' Winning Ways And Confidence Have Me Optimistic. Uh oh.

By the time you read this blog post, these standings'll be passe. That's not the point. Those of you who know me personally, or who follow me on-line, or even those who read this blog and things I write elsewhere know that I'm not an optimistic person by nature. I adopt the very Denmark-ian ideals of not expecting anything. If something bad happens, ok - but if something...

D'Agostini, Blues keep rolling, knock off Oilers

ST. LOUIS (AP) Matt D'Agostini capped a three-goal surge early in the third period and Carlo Colaiacovo had three assists, rallying the St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.

Players say realignment plan is not fair

B.J. Crombeen, the Blues' representative for the NHL Players' Association, says the union was keeping all 30 teams in mind when it declined to give the league its consent for the new realignment plan.
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