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Games Notes - Blues 6, Blackhawks 5 (OT)

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Game Notes - Blues 6, Blackhawks 5

  • The Blues earned their third straight win vs. the Blackhawks. They trailed 5-2 after the first period before scoring four unanswered goals, marking the first time they have comeback from a three-goal deficit to win in Chicago since Dec. 27, 1981 (4-3 W)
  • The Blues scored a season-high six goals. It was the first time they scored six goals on the road in Chicago since Dec. 10, 2000 (6-1 W)
  • Vladimir Tarasenko scored the overtime game-winner. It was his 7th goal of the year and his third overtime goal since the beginning of the 2014-15 season. Only John Tavares has more overtime goals in that span (4)
  • Alexander Steen scored twice, giving him his first multi-goal game of the year and the 21st of his career overall. Steen became the first Blue with two goals in a game at United Center since Adam Cracknell on Apr. 4, 2013
  • David Backes posted a goal and an assist, giving him four points in his last three games (3g, 1a). He also extended his point streak against the Hawks to four games (3g, 2a)
  • Colton Parayko tallied two assists for his first career multi-assist game. Parayko leads all rookie defensemen with nine points (4g, 5a) this season.
  • Robby Fabbri had a goal and an assist for his first career multi-point effort. Fabbri and Parayko became the first Blues rookies to post two points in a game at United Center since David Perron and Steve Wagner on Nov. 9, 2007
  • Jake Allen relieved Brian Elliott and stopped 27 of 28 shots. Allen has allowed two or fewer goals in each of his last five appearances overall and has now won consecutive games at United Center. In those two wins, he's allowed just two goals on 67 shots
  • Jay Bouwmeester scored his first goal of the season and added an assist for his ninth multi-point game as a Blue
  • Alex Pietrangelo notched two assists for his first multi-helper game of the season. He extended his assist streak against the Hawks to four games (5a)
  • Troy Brouwer grabbed an assist, giving him a point in consecutive games against his former club (1g, 1a)
  • Magnus Paajarvi played 13:24 in his season debut, while sharing second on the Blues with four shots-Steve Ott left the game in the second period and did not return

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