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3/25/16 Canucks vs. Blues

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Elliott's shutout helps Blues clinch playoff berth

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ELLIOTT POSTS THIRD STRAIGHT SHUTOUT TO HELP BLUES CLINCH PLAYOFF BERTH
Brian Elliott (15 saves) had his third consecutive shutout to lead the St. Louis Blues to their ninth victory in 11 games and clinch their fifth consecutive playoff berth.

* At 44-22-9 (97 points), the Blues also moved pulled even with the idle Dallas Stars (44-22-9, 97 points) in terms of points for first place in the Central Division and Western Conference. Dallas holds the ROW tiebreaker (DAL: 42, STL: 39).

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Blues blank Canucks to clinch playoff berth

Elliott makes 15 saves for third consecutive shutout

by Louie Korac / NHL.com Correspondent

Blues celebrate playoff berth

VAN@STL: Blues celebrate playoff berth after 4-0 win

3/26/16: The Blues finish off a 4-0 win against the Canucks and celebrate their fifth consecutive playoff berth

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ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues became the fourth team from the Western Conference to clinch a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs by defeating the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 at Scottrade Center on Friday.

They did it with authority after learning a lesson following back-to-back losses last week at the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers, two teams out of the playoff race.

 

 

 

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Blues host Canucks, clinch playoff spot with win

St. Louis, back home, can also move into tie for Central lead with Dallas

by Louie Korac / NHL.com Correspondent

CANUCKS (27-33-13) at BLUES (43-22-9) 

TV: 8 p.m. ET; SN, FS-MW, NHL.TV

ST. LOUIS -- The objective for the St. Louis Blues on Friday in their game against the Vancouver Canucks is simple: Win and they're in.

A victory in any fashion against the Canucks clinches a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the Blues. A victory also pulls the Blues into a tie for first in the Central Division with the Dallas Stars at 97 points.

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