Well, will you look at that -- Ken Hitchcock isn't just rewarding wins anymore, he's back to rewarding shutouts. Good sign!
@panger40 reports Blues will start Jaroslav Halak in goal again tonight vs. Flame coming off the shutout last night #stlblues— Norm Sanders (@NormSanders) March 24, 2013
Finally, the Blues' goaltending situation's calmed down enough to where Hitchcock can go back to rewarding goalies for big stuff, because a win is expected. What a novel concept. Calgary coach Bob Hartley doesn't have that kind of luxury, however. His team's in second to last place in the Western Conference, and a full 10 points behind the Blues. They've got a goal differential of -19. Mikka Kipprusoff has allowed five goals in his last two starts. Not total -- in each game.
Chris Stewart should have a grand old time tonight. He has eight goals and seven assists over the last nine games. He's probably the last player that a team who is on a three game losing streak wants to see. Too bad. Calgary's going to get a damn good look at him tonight.