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With just two games remaining in the regular season, the St. Louis Blues control their own playoff destiny. If they win their remaining two games, they win the NHL Central division and have home ice advantage in the playoffs. Blues players know the importance of achieving that goal.
Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock also announced on Wednesday, thar Jake Allen will remain as the team's starting goalie. Allen has started the last two games, allowing just two goals. He has been the backup to Brian Elliott for the bulk of the regular season.