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Playoff Roundup: Predators clinch first trip to conference finals; there will be Game 7 in Anaheim
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The Nashville Predators are headed to the Western Conference finals for the first time in franchise history. Three unanswered goals propelled the Preds to a 3-1 win over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday. The win clinched the second-round series, 4-2, for Nashville.

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Alex Steen returns for Blues; Craig Smith is back for Predators
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Facing elimination on Sunday afternoon the St. Louis Blues will be getting some help when one of their top players, veteran forward Alex Steen, returns to the lineup. In nine playoff games for the Blues this year Steen already has three goals and four assists and is the team’s second-leading scorer behind Jaden Schwartz (eight […]

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Predators down Blues for first-ever Western Conference Final berth
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For the first time in franchise history, the Nashville Predators are headed to the Western Conference Finals. In Game 6 of the series, the Predators defeated the Blues, 3-1. Kevin Fiala, who broke his leg in Game 1 against the St. Louis Blues, was on hand to whip the Nashville crowd into a frenzy following […]

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Steen’s status in question as Blues face elimination
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The St. Louis Blues are facing elimination tonight, and they may have to face it without one of their top forwards, Alex Steen. At the very least, he won’t be 100 percent. From NHL.com: Steen did not participate in the morning skate and Blues coach

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St. Louis Blues shut down racist P.K. Subban Twitter joke
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P.K. Subban played a huge role in the Nashville Predators’ Game 1 win over the St. Louis Blues, with three points in the 4-3 win on Wednesday night. It was a performance that probably irked some Blues fans, including one who went there. But the Blues,

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Predators' Kevin Fiala out for rest of playoffs with fractured femur
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Nashville Predators forward Kevin Fiala will miss the rest of the playoffs after fracturing his left femur during Wednesday night's playoff game, the team announced. Fiala hit the boards awkwardly against the St. Louis Blues in Game 1 of their Western Conference Playoff series. "During last night's game, Kevin Fiala sustained a fracture of his […]

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Yeo, Blues prep for Predators after five-game win over Wild
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The St. Louis Blues were reveling in their Game 5 win at Minnesota to clinch the first-round series when coach Mike Yeo was greeted by a familiar face in the office inside the visiting team locker room. Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher, who fired him just down the hall a little more than a year […]

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Bruce Boudreau speaks for us all after confusing goalie interference review
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Bruce Boudreau’s frequently one of the most colorful coaches to watch during a big game … sometimes literally.* He’s provided some entertaining moments of frustration, with his … frank reaction to a Mathew Dumba penalty ranking among the highlights of Game 5. Whether you feel that Nino Niederreiter should have been called for goalie interference […]

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Eric Staal helped off ice after scary head-first fall into boards
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Trainers helped Eric Staal off the ice during the second period of Saturday’s Blues – Wild game, and it didn’t look good. He was tripped up by Jake Allen (inadvertently) while going in for a scoring chance and was unable to brace himself as he went head-first into the boards. Staal clearly looked woozy as […]

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Wild coach Boudreau says Blues 'weren’t the better team'
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Bruce Boudreau’s philosophy on the Stanley Cup Playoffs is that the best team usually wins each series. This might sound petulant, coming from a coach whose team was dispatched in the first round in five games after a 106-point season, going from 3.31 goals per game in the regular season to 1.60 against the Blues. […]

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Allen rock solid again, Blues on verge of sweep with 3-1 win over Wild
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ST. LOUIS – Jake Allen heard the chants from the 19,334 from the Scottrade Center faithful on Sunday. How could he not? They were deafening. For the third time in as many games, Allen has been spectacular, and he has the Blues in the cusp of a playoff series sweep nobody expected. Allen made 40 […]

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Wild look to tie up series in Game 2 against Blues
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) – After suffering an overtime loss Wednesday night to open the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Minnesota Wild are looking to bounce back Friday night in Game 2 against the St. Louis Blues. The Wild posted a franchise-record 52 shots in Wednesday night's game, but it wasn't enough to overcome to Blues' […]

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