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Blues sticking with Halak as Game 2 starter

Friday, 04.13.2012 / 1:50 PM

By Louie Korac - NHL.com Correspondent / Blues vs. Sharks series blog

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Blues sticking with Halak as Game 2 starter
HAZELWOOD, Mo. -- St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock announced after Friday's optional skate for the team that they will stay with Jaroslav Halak in goal for Saturday's Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the San Jose Sharks.

The Blues dropped the opener 3-2 in double overtime on Martin Havlat's goal.

Halak stopped 31 shots and could not be faulted for any of the three San Jose goals.

"He was like our team," Hitchcock said of Halak. "He had some real good moments and then some time, we'd like him better. He was just like our team."
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