By Michael Calvert
The Blackhawks got off to a quick start in St. Louis on Saturday night but then sank for the next thirty-eight minutes. So much so that even a dominant third period wasn’t enough to lift the visitor’s over the Blues.
Chicago got a power play tally from Patrick Sharp just sixty-two seconds into the game and a Kris Versteeg goal in the third than Sharp assisted on as well. But that was all the offense the Hawks could muster against Brian Elliott and the Blues as St. Louis took the first meeting of 2014-15 between these two rivals, 3-2 at Scottrade Center.
Coach Q went real wild with the lines on Saturday night, moving all 4 forward lines around. The defense was the usual top four with TVR playing alongside Rozsival on the bottom pairing. Read more
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Tagged Antti Raanta, Blackhawks, Blues, Brad Richards, Brian Elliott, Dmitrij Jaskin, Game recap, Jaden Schwartz, Kris Versteeg, Michael Calvert, Patrick Kane, Patrick Sharp, Ryan Reaves, St. Louis
By Jon Fromi
After cruising to a five-goal victory over Colorado, the Chicago Blackhawks traveled to St. Louis to tangle with another pesky Central Division foe Saturday night. Like the night before, the Hawks got out to an early lead. However, the contest unfolded a bit differently when all was said and done.
Chicago surrendered two-goal advantages twice, including allowing the Blues to tie the game with two goals in the last few minutes of regulation. St. Louis treated their fans at the Scottrade Center to a come-from-behind triumph, handing the Blackhawks a 6-5 shootout loss.
First Period-Chicago camped out in the offensive zone in the first period and soon began raining rubber on Blues starter Jaroslav Halak. Duncan Keith got in close for a slap shot in the fourth minute that Halak knocked away. Read more
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Tagged Andrew Shaw, Antti Raanta, Brandon Saad, Brent Seabrook, Brian Elliott, Dmitrij Jaskin, Duncan Keith, Ian Cole, Jaden Schwartz, Jaroslav Halak, Jonathan Toews, Kevin Shattenkirk, Maxim Lapierre, Patrick Kane, Patrick Sharp, Patrik Berglund, Vladimir Tarasenko