Originally posted on Frozen Notes  |  Last updated 5/7/13
Nights like tonight prove why it's so hard to be a fan of the St. Louis Blues. Leading two games to zero, the Blues dropped Game 3. Leading in Game 4 by a score of 2-0, the Blues fell 4-3. As we've seen countless times during the regular season, the Blues played a stretch of very strong hockey. Leading and looking to more or less put LA away, the Blues faded like they have so many times during the regular season.  Killer instinct - gone. Desire - gone. Passion - gone. The Blues have the strangest ability to go from looking like a Cup contender to a joke in a matter of moments. One minute they're up two, the next they're whiffing on passes, giving the puck away, making bad decisions and leaving Kings open in front of Brian Elliott.  Give credit to the Kings for standing up and fighting back when trailing by two. In fact, examine their effort and compared it to the one from the Blues when the going got tough. LA faced adversity and collectively battled back. You could see th...
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