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3/19/16 Blues vs. Canucks

game recap

Blues' Elliott blanks Canucks in return from injury

Makes 19 saves against Canucks in first start since Feb. 22

by Kevin Woodley / NHL.com Correspondent

VANCOUVER -- The St. Louis Blues played a perfect game for goalie Brian Elliott in his first start since Feb. 22.

Elliott spent most of the night watching the Blues dominate with a season-high 50 shots at the other end, needing to make just 19 saves to help St. Louis to a 3-0 victory against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena on Saturday.

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Situation Room

Video Review: STL @ VAN - 20:00 of the Second Period

Time had expired before shot crossed Vancouver goal line

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Situation Room: STL vs. VAN

Situation Room: Goal overturned due to expired time

3/19/16: The officials overturn Troy Brouwer's goal in the 2nd after determining that time expired before the puck crossed the goal line

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At 20:00 of the second period in the Blues/Canucks game, video review confirmed that time had expired before Troy Brouwer's shot crossed the Vancouver goal line. No goal St. Louis.

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Blues' Elliott returns, to start against Canucks

St. Louis goaltender healthy again after missing 10 games

by Kevin Woodley / NHL.com Correspondent

BLUES (41-22-9) at CANUCKS (27-31-12)

TV: 10 p.m. ET; CBC, SN, FS-MW, NHL.TV

VANCOUVER -- St. Louis Blues goaltender Brian Elliott will start against the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday after missing 10 games with a lower-body injury. 

Elliott hasn't played since he was injured during a Feb. 22 game against the San Jose Sharks, but has been practicing for almost two weeks. His .929 save percentage this season leads the NHL, and he was 6-0-1 with a .935 save percentage in eight games before his injury. 

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