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Game Notes - Blues 3, Avalanche 1

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Game Notes - Blues 3, Avalanche 1

-The Blues won their fifth consecutive game, eclipsing 100 points in three consecutive seasons for the first time in franchise history (8th 100-point season overall)
 
-St. Louis kept pace with Dallas atop the Central Division/Western Conference standings as the Stars beat the Predators tonight
 
-Colorado scored at 18:12 of the first period, ending the Blues team shutout streak at a franchise record 258:29.  Brian Elliott’s personal shutout streak ended at 198:12
 
-Brian Elliott made 20 saves, moving to 4-0-0 with a 0.25 GAA, a .989 SV% and three shutouts since returning from injury.  He is 5-0-1 in his last six home decisions (1.26 GAA, .955 SV%, 1 SO)
 
-Alexander Steen returned from a 15-game absence to post two assists, bringing him to 49 points for the season (17g, 32a).  It was his seventh multi-assist game of the year and the Blues are now 23-5-4 when he logs at least one point this season
 
-David Backes notched his 7th power play goal and 20th goal overall this season, reaching the 20-goal plateau for the sixth time in his career (3rd in succession).  The goal was also the 205th of his career overall, moving him past Pavol Demitra and into sole possession of 6th on the all-time franchise list
 
-Troy Brouwer posted his 16th goal (4th GWG) and his 6th on the power play.  Each of his last four goals at Scottrade Center have come with the man advantage.
 
-Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 36th goal, tying Joe Pavelski and Steven Stamkos for the 4th-most overall.  Tarasenko now has points in four straight home games (3g, 3a) and nine points (4g, 5a) over his last six home games overall
 
-Paul Stastny recorded his 35th assist, extending his assist streak to three games (5a).  Since Mar. 9, Stastny leads the Blues with 14 points (3g, 11a) in 10 outings
 
-Kevin Shattenkirk tallied his 27th assist, giving him 40 points overall.  Shattenkirk now has reached the 40-point plateau in each of his five full NHL seasons (excludes 2012-13 lockout).  The helper was also his 18th on the power play this season (90th of his career), which shares 5th-most amongst all defensemen
 
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