If the St. Louis Blues Win When No One Watches, Does It Still Count?

December 21st, 2010 by Michael Wagenknecht Leave a reply »
The St. Louis Blues continued to slide down the standings after another disappointing loss on Monday night to the Vancouver Canucks.

The turnaround will be quick, though, as the Blues travel to Atlanta to face the surging Thrashers Tuesday night.

The Blues are currently on a two-game losing streak, are 3-5-2 in their last two games and have fallen from playoff contention in the matter of a week.

Seeing an Eastern Conference team would have been a pleasant break except the Thrashers are playing at a high level at this point in the season.

In their previous meeting this season the Blues defeated Atlanta 4-3 in a shootout with defensive-minded Jay McClement netting his first career hat trick. McClement notched two goals in 1:46 late in the third period to erase a 3-1 hole and propel the game into overtime.

Atlanta is coming off an impressive 6-3 victory over Toronto on Monday night. Tobias Enstrom recorded four points, including two goals, and helped push the Thrashers past the Capitals into first place in the Southeast.

If the Blues are to get back on track, facing an Eastern Conference team in the second night o ...

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