Found April 30, 2013 on STLSportsMinute:
Time to throw away the razors and start growing the playoff beards!  The NHL playoffs will begin in St. Louis on Tuesday as the St. Louis Blues take on the defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings.  Being as it takes 4 wins to complete a series victory, below are 4 keys to help the Blues win the series against the Kings. GOALTENDING - Brian Elliott has had his shares of ups and downs this season.  The year didn’t start off very well for the Blues netminder.  Everyone knew he would work hard to get back to his 2012 form.  What no one knew was he would have to go down to Peoria in order to find his stride. In LA Jonathon Quick has been steady the entire season, but his numbers are down just a bit compared to last season.  Quick, last season’s Conn Smythe winner, moves well in the net and takes away everything down low.  The key to the Blues will be to get pucks through from the point and be ready to take rebounds upstairs to score. Also, Brian Elliott is going to make sav...
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