Blues Beat Blackhawks, Clinch Central Division Title

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The Blues not only knocked off their arch rivals, the Blackhawks on Thursday night at Scottrade Center, they also clinched the NHL's Central Division championship. With the Blues 2-1 win over Chicago and the Minnesota beating Nashville 4-2, the division title belongs to the Blues.

Jake Allen stopped 21 of 22 shots, while the Blues got goals from Dmitrij Jaskin and Paul Stastny to key the victory. There's one game remaining in the regular season, so the Blues don't know their playoff opponent. It will be known after Saturday night. We do know the Blues will have home ice advantage through at least the first two rounds of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Their opponent will be either the Wild, Blackhawks or Jets.

Fox 2 sports reporter Zac Choate was in the Blues locker room after their clinching win.


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