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Game Notes - Blues 1, Blackhawks 0 (OT)

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Game Notes - Blues 1, Blackhawks 0

-The Blues defeated the Blackhawks in overtime to take a 1-0 series lead. The Blues have now beaten the Blackhawks in 5 of their last 6 playoff meetings at Scottrade Center
-The Blues are now 4-2 in their last 6 postseason games at Scottrade Center
-Brian Elliott stopped all 35 shots he faced to earn his first career postseason shutout. It was the first postseason shutout by a Blues goaltender since Chris Osgood on Apr. 10, 2003 vs Vancouver
-David Backes scored his first career postseason game winning goal and his sixth career postseason goal overall. It was his third career overtime game winning goal (regular or postseason), and his first since Oct. 31, 2015 vs Minnesota
-The Blues penalty kill was perfect, dispatching all 5 Blackhawk attempts including one in overtime. The last time they were perfect on at least 5 opportunities was on May 6, 2012 vs Los Angeles
-Jay Bouwmeester logged his 3rd career playoff assist…Alex Pietrangelo collected his 11th career postseason assist and his 3rd in his last 4 postseason games
Game Two
The Blues will host the Blackhawks on Friday at 7 p.m. at Scottrade Center
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