Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 3/28/12
Photo by Mark Buckner/NHLI via Getty Images The difference between the Predators team that played Sunday and the team that took the ice tonight was staggeringly lopsided. The Predators, frustrated by a 1-2-2 trap with aggressive forechecking from the Blues dropped their first regulation loss of the year at ScottTrade Center. The Blues were tenacious all night and took advantage of many Predators missteps in a game that would extend goaltender Brian Elliott’s shutout streak to 3 games. The Blues opened the scoring in the second period with Jamie Langenbrunner striking first after some confusion in front of the net and a sprawling Pekka Rinne. The Blues would capitalize early in the third by using an extremely potent forecheck for a give and go that handcuffed Kevin Klein for the score by David Perron on the back hand. The third period would also have a questionable call go against the St. Louis Blues. The Blues David Backes fed a great pass to T.J. Oshie who put an initial shot on ...
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