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The high-scoring Alexander Steen was once a first-round draft pick of the Toronto Maple Leafs, who could have used his help in recent games. The St. Louis Blues winger will instead try for another successful performance against the Maple Leafs on Thursday night. Toronto (16-13-3) has posted one of the lowest goal-scoring averages in the league (2.09) during its 3-6-2 stretch and has a combined three goals in back-to-back losses. The Leafs outshot visiting Los Angeles 39-23 on Wednesday, but Cody Franson had the only goal in a 3-1 loss. Toronto gave up two goals in the final 11 minutes and has been outscored 15-3 in the final periods of its last 11 games. "They're down because we had so many opportunities, so many offensive chances," coach Randy Carlyle said. "If we continue to apply that type of work ethic, we'll win our share of games, but it's like pushing a snowball. Every time you lose, it gets bigger." The Blues (20-6-3), meanwhile, have won...
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