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Blues come up flat again in Game 3 loss to Wild – and big chang…

Blues come up flat again in Game 3 loss to Wild – and big changes in St. Louis draw nearer

thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Updated 1 hour ago
For the second time in the first three games of their first-round series against Minnesota, the St. Louis Blues came out with a flat effort and were defeated by the Wild Monday. And at this stage in this team’s development, every lost period, every miss…
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  • Blues agitator Steve Ott all over Wild players – on the ice and…

    Blues agitator Steve Ott all over Wild players – on the ice and on their own bench – in Game 3

    thehockeynews.com 11 hours ago
    Blues veteran agitator Steve Ott was in rare form Monday during Game 3 of St. Louis’ first-round series against the Minnesota Wild – first, going after rookie defenseman Matt Dumba – who was on the bench and laughing at him – then engaging in some less-…
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  • How can the Minnesota Wild contain Vladimir Tarasenko?

    How can the Minnesota Wild contain Vladimir Tarasenko?

    David Backes might have said it best about Vladimir Tarasenko, after the brilliant 23-year-old St. Louis Blues winger tallied a hat trick in their Game 2 win. “One inch of ice and he turns it into a great scoring chance,” He’s dynamic. He creates it all…
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  • Sense of unease setting in early in St. Louis as Blues fall in …

    Sense of unease setting in early in St. Louis as Blues fall in Game 1 to stingy Wild

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Apr 17 (4 days ago)
    Over the course of 82 regular-season games this season, the St. Louis Blues established themselves as a very difficult hockey team to beat. What they’ve yet to establish themselves as, though, is a team with the ability to do some serious damage in the …
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  • Minnesota Wild rookie Matt Dumba’s first career NHL playoff goa…

    Minnesota Wild rookie Matt Dumba’s first career NHL playoff goal is a blast to remember

    thehockeynews.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)
    At this time last year, defenseman Matt Dumba was in the WHL playoffs with the Portland Winterhawks, who eventually won that league’s Western Conference championship for the fourth consecutive season. The 20-year-old may not get that far in the NHL with…
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  • Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: St. Louis Blues vs. Minnesota Wild

    Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: St. Louis Blues vs. Minnesota Wild

    yahoo.com Apr 15 (6 days ago)
    (Ed. Note: There are five Canadian teams in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, trying their hardest to recapture Lord Stanley’s Cup and return it to the Great White North after it’s been in the grimy, unworthy hands of American teams since 1994. Here is Puc…
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  • Blues to start Allen in Game 1 against Wild

    Blues to start Allen in Game 1 against Wild

    NHL.com Apr 15 (6 days ago)
    HAZELWOOD, Mo. -- Jake Allen was named as the St. Louis Blues starting goaltender for Game 1 of their Western Conference First Round Series on Thursday against the Minnesota Wild (9:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SN360, TVA Sports 3, FS-N, FS-WI, FS-MW). T...
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  • Greg McKegg scores twice to lead AHL Marlies in 5-2 win over Wi…

    Greg McKegg scores twice to lead AHL Marlies in 5-2 win over Wild

    NHL.com Apr 14 (7 days ago)
    DES MOINES, Iowa - Greg McKegg scored twice as the Toronto Marlies toppled the Iowa Wild 5-2 in American Hockey League action on Tuesday. Matt Frattin had an empty-net goal and an assist for the Marlies (37-27-9), who are four points up on Mi...
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  • NHL playoff updates: Rangers’ Klein, Wild’s Cooke questionable …

    NHL playoff updates: Rangers’ Klein, Wild’s Cooke questionable for Game 1 – & Vermette a healthy scratch?

    thehockeynews.com Apr 14 (7 days ago)
    The start of the NHL playoffs means it’s time for subterfuge and/or the vaguest of terms to describe players’ injuries – and the playing status of any roster member, for that matter – so take anything you see below with a salt grain or two. But a number…
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  • Hitchcock not revealing Game 1 goaltender for Blues

    Hitchcock not revealing Game 1 goaltender for Blues

    NHL.com Apr 13
    ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock has kept everyone guessing regarding his starting goalie for Game 1 of the Western Conference First Round against the Minnesota Wild on Thursday (9:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, TVA, SN360, FS-N, FW-MW, FS-WI)...
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  • 2015 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: St. Louis Blues vs. Minnesota…

    2015 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: St. Louis Blues vs. Minnesota Wild

    HOW THEY WIN BLUES: St. Louis is stacked at every skater position. Take a gander at the deep, skilled forward corps. The usual groupings of David Backes between Alexander Steen and T.J. Oshie and Jori Lehtera between Jaden Schwartz and Vladimir Tarasenk…
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  • Marco Scandella channels Bobby Orr, roofs spin-o-rama for beaut…

    Marco Scandella channels Bobby Orr, roofs spin-o-rama for beautiful tally

    In his fourth full season in the NHL, 25-year-old Minnesota Wild blueliner Marco Scandella has shown that he’s more than capable on the defensive side of the puck. And if there were any doubts about his offensive acumen, his spin-o-rama against the Nash…
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  • NHL Playoff Death Watch: In praise of Canada; Wild, Canucks cli…

    NHL Playoff Death Watch: In praise of Canada; Wild, Canucks clinch

    yahoo.com Apr 8
    Since we're down to the final moments of postseason life for teams in contention, Puck Daddy solemnly begins a daily countdown to annihilation. How about those Flames, Jets and Sens? All three were winners on Tuesday night, putting the Flames and Jets j…
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  • Video - Ovechkin Extends League Lead In Goals 00:23

    Ovechkin Extends League Lead In Goals

    Mar 19
    Alexander Ovechkin scored his 46th and 47th goals of the season in the Capitals' 3-2 win over the Wild to extend his league lead in goals.
  • Video - Dumba Wins It For Wild 01:03

    Dumba Wins It For Wild

    Mar 17
    Matt Dumba's seventh goal of the season won the game for Minnesota in overtime, 3-2 over Nashville.
  • Video - Big Third Period Lifts Wild To Win 01:22

    Big Third Period Lifts Wild To Win

    Mar 14
    The Wild scored two goals in the third period and went on to beat the Blues 3-1.
  • Video - Ducks Snap Three-Game Skid 01:30

    Ducks Snap Three-Game Skid

    Mar 13
    Jakob Silfverberg's goal lifted the Ducks past the Wild 2-1.

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