Steen scores game-winner to lift Blues over Blackhawks in triple overtime (VIDEO)

It took the St. Louis Blues five overtime periods, and then some, to take advantage of the defending Stanley Cup champions.Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to cap the longest playoff game in franchise history and give the Blues a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Thursday night.Steen beat Corey Crawford...
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Blues find their swagger in Game 1 victory over the Blackhawks

ST. LOUIS -- The Blues needed this. Oh, without a doubt, they needed this. The Blues' late-season collapse unfolded over a few weeks in reality, but it seemed like it took longer. It was like the s-l-o-w m-o-t-i-o-n demise of one of the best seasons in franchise history, falling into pieces gradually because of fatigue or injuries or some cruel voodoo black magic from a witch...
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Max Lapierre Rescues Blues With Improbable Save In OT

The Blues and Blackhawks took part in an exhausting three overtime war of attrition in their quarterfinals opener on Thursday night. Both teams had plenty of opportunities to win it over the extra three frames, but the Blackhawks had a golden chance to end it in the first OT but were denied thanks to the game’s best save…and it wasn’t made by a goalie. After being pushed into...
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WATCH: Alexander Steen scores goal in triple-OT for Blues win

getty images Alexander Steen of the St. Louis Blues scored a game winning goal in the third overtime of Thursday’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks. The game was tired 3-3 after regulation and featured numerous scoring attempts prior to Steen’s goal. Relive Steen’s goal below: Game 2 of the series will be on Saturday at 3:00 pm ET on NBC.
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Alex Steen Scores Absolute Beauty of a Goal in Triple OT

Game 1 of the Blues vs. Blackhawks series on Thursday night ended in triple OT, courtesy of Alex Steen, who led the team in goals this year. The game-winner was an absolute beauty; David Backes went behind-the-back to Steve Ott in front, who slid the puck back to Steen, who went upstairs. [.GIFDSPORTS] The post Alex Steen Scores Absolute Beauty of a Goal in Triple OT appeared first...
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Worth the wait: Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in three OTs

ST. LOUIS -- Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night. Steen beat Corey Crawford off a pair of short passes from Steve Ott and David Backes to cap the longest overtime game in franchise history. Ryan Miller blanked the Blackhawks after Patrick Kane...
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Alexander Steen Wins Game 1 For The St. Louis Blues In Triple Overtime (VIDEO)

Alexander Steen gave the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks, twenty-six seconds into triple overtime.  Steen’s goal gives the blues a 1-0 series lead on the defending Stanley Cup Champions.  The play started with the puck getting dumped in on the Blackhawks goalie, Corey Crawford.  Crawford played the bouncing puck in behind the net, but David Backes...
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Maxim Lapierre Thinks He’s Ryan Miller, Makes Game-Saving Block in OT

During the first overtime of Thursday night’s Game 1 of the Blackhawks vs. Blues series, Maxim Lapierre saved the game for St. Louis when Ryan Miller was down and out. Lapierre, who got pushed into the crease by Brandon Saad, happened to be in position when Kris Versteeg fired a shot on the Notes’ empty net. Acting like Ryan Miller, he made the save like a warrior. This is playoff...
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GIF: Max Lapierre saves the Blues in OT

Courtesy of SBNation, here’s a GIF of Max Lapierre stopping a shot in OT to keep the Blues alive. Ryan Miller was out of position and as the shot came in, Lapierre slid over and stopped the shot with his body. Maybe the Blues should have started Lapierre in the first period?  
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Corey Crawford Makes Amazing Sprawling Save vs. Blues in Game 1 of Playoffs

Thursday night’s Blues vs. Blackhawks game did not disappoint. Game 1 of the 2-3 Western Conference matchup was a thriller through 2 periods, including Patty Kane’s breakaway goal and this amazing sprawling save from Corey Crawford. Ryan Miller’s going to have to play better if St. Louis is going to win this series; he gave up 3 goals on his first 7 shots. [CBS Sports] The...
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Patrick Kane Turns Ryan Miller Into Inanimate Object With Breakaway Goal

Thursday night’s Blues-Blackhawks series-opening game got off to a hot start in St. Louis, featuring five goals in the first twenty minutes. The last strike came off the stick of Patrick Kane on a breakaway with just under two minutes to play in the period. The ‘Hawks star forward used his quick release to make Blues netminder Ryan Miller look like a stone statue as he gave Chicago...
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Jake Allen named AHL’s most outstanding goaltender ☆

Jake Allen quietly had an outstanding season with the Chicago Wolves of the AHL. While Blues fans had their attention locked on the goaltending situation at the NHL level after the Blues made a major trade to bring in Ryan Miller, Allen closed out a stellar campaign which resulted him in being named the AHL’s best netminder as judged by coaches, players and members of the media...
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Ott, playing on top line tonight, is still adjusting to the Blues

ST. LOUIS -- There is no replacing T.J. Oshie, who does just about everything for the Blues. This includes setting the tempo and energy level that helped his club finish with one of its best seasons in franchise history. When scanning the St. Louis roster, Steve Ott probably doesn't stick out as the most likely candidate to fill the void created by Oshie's absence on the...
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No Oshie or Berglund yet, but Tarasenko is back

ST. LOUIS -- T.J. Oshie and Patrik Berglund will not play for the Blues in Game 1 of their playoff series against the visiting Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday. But the good news -- the really good news -- is that forward Vladimir Tarasenko will. "Originally, it was no-go for the first round, and now you're seeing a guy playing Game 1, which is really significant," coach...
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Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko set to return for game one tonight against Blackhawks

St. Louis Blues forward Vladamir Tarasenko will return to the lineup tonight, according to Lou Korac on twitter.Tarasenko has been out of action since March 15th with a hand injury that required surgery, but was a full participant in practice on Wednesday and is finally ready to get back into game action.Tarasenko should be a major upgrade to a Blues team that has been struggling...
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Blues' T.J. Oshie, Patrik Berglund to miss game one against Blackhawks tonight

St. Louis Blues forwards Patrik Berglund and T.J. Oshie have both been ruled out for tonight's opening playoff game against the Chicago Blackhawks, according to Lou Korac on twitter.Oshie is suffering from an upper body injury that caused him to miss the final two games of the regular season. He received an illegal check to the head from Michael Rupp in the third-last game of...
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T.J. Oshie, Patrik Berglund out Game 1 for Blues against Blackhawks

The St. Louis Blues will open their series on Thursday night at home against the defending champs -- a second straight postseason they've had that distinction -- but won't be doing so with their full lineup. There was some growing hope that T.J. Oshie would be available to play against the Blackhawks when the series opens Thursday night but after the morning skate, he was...
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No pressure, Ryan Miller -- all you have to be is great

ST. LOUIS -- The man in the mask with the uncertain future is now in the spotlight. This is why Ryan Miller is here. The 33-year-old goaltender was acquired from the Buffalo Sabres in late February to be the missing piece that takes the St. Louis Blues from Stanley Cup contender to champion in a hockey town long frustrated by its inability to capture a Cup. So as the Blues go into...
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In Depth Key To The Series For Blackhawks

We're less than a day away from the start of the series between the Blackhawks and Blues. Much like the Blackhawks, the Blues have been battling injuries as the regular season ended, but right now there is one significant difference. While the Blackhawks were able to allow Toews and Kane the time needed to get healthy, the Blues weren't as fortunate. As a result, the night...
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Blackhawks vs. Blues: This Rivalry Never Gets Old

Tomorrow is going to probably be the most exciting day in the Stanley Cup Playoffs in a long time. You have all four games being big time rivalry games. However, I think most eyes will be on the battle of Central Division rivals in Chicago and St. Louis.Chicago, the more offensively flavored team, looks to keep this a high flying, wide open style of game to highlight their great...
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Video: T.J. Oshie’s Enterprise commercial

Here’s Oshie’s Enterprise commercial. The best part is the disclaimer: “You are not T.J. Oshie. Do not shoot pucks at people without a helmet.”
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Opening Round Riot: Blackhawks/Blues Preview

Chicago Blackhawks Hockey - When the puck drops on Thursday April 17th, it will mark the beginning of the race to the Stanley Cup for the St. Louis Blues and the Chicago Blackhawks. As these two rivals duke it out on the ice this week, they will bring a lot of history into the fray. Both are long-standing members of the 30-team league and their proximity to one another has built...
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Blues ratings on Fox Sports Midwest hit new all-time high

The St. Louis Blues had some attendance woes during the 2013-14 season, but one area they thrived in was television. Fox Sports Midwest reports that the Blues had their highest all-time ratings in 2013-14. The Blues averaged a 4.0 according to Nielsen, besting the previous high (3.9) during the abbreviated season last year. The Blues’ local-market ratings ranked 5th in the entire...
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St. Louis Blues vs Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup 2014 first-round preview

This was supposed to be a conference final series under the old system. Furthermore, the Blackhawks vs the Blues was supposed to be a second-round series under the new NHL realignment system. But somehow, out of nowhere, the Colorado Avalanche…Read more →The post St. Louis Blues vs Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup 2014 first-round preview appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
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T.J. Oshie Shows Off Shootout Skills In Enterprise Ad (Video)

Fans of Team USA hockey know by now that T.J. Oshie is a shootout master, and the St. Louis Blues forward shows off his accuracy in a new ad for Enterprise Rent-A-Car. The scene is set with Oshie taking shots on net all alone on the ice when an Enterprise employee arrives to pick the forward up. Oshie then asks the employee for some “help” standing in as goaltender so Oshie can...
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