Blues get dramatic shootout win against Blackhawks
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Never quit. That was the message of the St. Louis Blues Saturday night as they came from behind twice to beat the Chicago Blackhawks in shootout win, 6-5. Scottrade Center was full of a mixed crowd of 20,000 plus St. Louis and Chicago fans. Blues fans in the building went home happy.
Kevin Shattenkirk’s goal in the fifth round of the shootout gave the Blues the victory against the Stanley Cup Champs.
The Blues came from behind twice, rally from a 3-1 in the second period and erasing a 5-3 deficit in the third. Goals by Vladimir Tarasenko and Patrik Berglund late in the third period took the game to overtime.
Oshie and Tarasenko also scored shootout goals for the Blues, who beat Antti Raanta three of five times. Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp scored shootout goals for Chicago. But Blues goalie Brian Elliott stopped the Blackhawks in each of their last three attempts.
The Blues have beat the Blackhawks in all three attempts this season, twice in shootouts.
Dmitrij Jaskin scored in the second period for the Blues, the first goal of his NHL career.
The Blues improved to 11-0-1 against the Central Division this season.