Posted April 03, 2012 on AP on Fox
With their first division title since 2000 locked up and one of the top two seeds in the Western Conference guaranteed, the St. Louis Blues have turned their focus to raising their game for the playoffs. The Detroit Red Wings have more pressing concerns, such as ensuring that their team-record 21st straight postseason appearance begins at Joe Louis Arena. St. Louis looks to avoid losing two straight at home for the first time in more than a year while the Red Wings try to end their longest road skid in 26 years Wednesday night. Despite falling 5-2 to league-worst Columbus on Saturday - ending its four-game home winning streak - St. Louis (48-21-10) secured the Central Division title that night when Chicago defeated Nashville. That was little consolation for the Blues, who have gone 3-3-3 since a season-best five-game winning streak to fall behind Vancouver for the West lead. "To tell you the truth, we don't really care right now how many points we've got,''...
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