Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he'll remember from the contest. Tonight, he looks back at a 3-0 loss against the St. Louis Blues:
Coming into the game, both head coaches expected a tight-checking game. Well, that’s exactly what we got, especially after the Blues were able to capitalize on its early chances. After the first period, neither team could get much going in the offensive zone as passing lanes were continually cut off and mistakes were at a minimum...Read More.
The St. Louis Blues offense had things going early, then turned to their goalie to finish off another victory.
Jaroslav Halak didn't have much work early, but the Blues goaltender saved his best for last, turning aside all 22 shots he saw in a 3-0 victory against the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.
It was Halak's 28th career shutout, a franchise-record 18th as a member of the Blues and second this season...Read More.