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 a Blues stick. It seemed like the Blues had eight guys on the ice and the Avs five at all times. St. Louis is now the leader in the Central Division, second in the conference. They are, as J.S. Giguere put it after the game, “Big, fast and skilled.” A nice combination.
Not going to rip the Avs too much over tonight, given all the recent success and how they played last night. There were a couple of bad, unforced errors tonight, though, the worst being Kyle Quincey’s giveaway in front of the net that quickly led to the Blues’ first goal.
Paul Stastny had zero shots on net too, and goals continue to be a problem f...