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Game Notes - Blues 3, Sabres 2 (SO)

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Game Notes - Blues 3, Sabres 2 (SO)
  • The Blues won their seventh straight against the Sabres and improved to 17-2-0 in the last 19 meetings (since 1999)
  • The Blues logged a pair of power play goals and have now converted on eight of 30 attempts in the month of November.  Their 26.7% success rate for the month shares 7th overall (1. Ottawa, 38.9%)
  • Jake Allen won his second straight start, stopping 32 shots.  Allen is now 5-2-0 at home this season, including a League-best 1.69 home goals against average (min. 5 starts)
  • Kevin Shattenkirk scored for the second straight game and extended his point streak to four games (2g, 3a).  This marks the sixth time Shattenkirk has scored in back-to-back games in his career
  • Vladimir Tarasenko notched a goal and an assist for his team-leading seventh multi-point game of the year.  Now with 12 goals for the season, Tarasenko is just one shy of Patrick Kane for the overall League lead
  • Alexander Steen posted two assists, giving him four helpers in his last four games.  He now leads the club with nine assists overall this season.  Steen also contributed the game-deciding shootout goal.  It was his 16th career conversion as a Blue, which ranks third on the all-time franchise list (1. T.J. Oshie, 31)
  • David Backes collected an assist, giving him four points (2g, 2a) in his last three games.  He also landed a game-high seven hits, bringing his season total to 69, which ranks 6th overall
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