After winning on the road Saturday night against the Dallas Stars, the St. Louis Blues had the unenviable task of playing the talented Minnesota Wild on Sunday night on short rest. After a long battle and a third period comeback sent the two teams to overtime, Blues forward Vladimir Sobotka buried the Wild with 2:16 left on the clock to give the Blues a 5-4 win.
The Blues took the lead early in the first period, fittingly, on a goal by defenseman Wade Redden. Redden's goal fit the mood of the night as the Blues wore No. 6 Stan Musial jerseys before the game to honor the passing of the St. Louis Cardinals' legend. Redden, also wears No. 6.
From there, the Wild took control of the game in the second period, beating Blues' goalie Brian Elliot three times. Blues center Patrik Berglund made it 3-2 after scoring in a semi-open net after being set-up by a beautiful pass from David Perron.
The Blues looked tired during and sluggish during the first two periods, but came out i...