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Bruins Vs. Blues Recap: 5 Bears > 1 Moose

Almost only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades guys.

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Blues Lineup:

Forwards: Jaden Schwartz/Jori Lehtera/Vladimir Tarasenko...Magnus "The Curse" Paajarvi/Paul Stastny/Troy Brouwer...Patrik Berglund/Alexander Steen/David Backes...Scottie Upshall/Kyle Brodziak/Ryan Reaves

Defensemen: Joel Edmundson/Alex Pietrangelo...Kevin Shattenkirk/Colton Parayko...Petteri Lindbohm/Robert Bortuzzo In goal: Brian Elliott.

Game Highlights:

Coming off a 3-1 win against Colorado the other night, the Blues would take to the ice tonight against the Boston Bruins. The Bruins are still fighting for a playoff spot in the wide open east. We pick up action in the first period tonight, as Brian Elliott would provide some early spark for the good guys. Former favorite Lee Stempniak would try and get a rebound past Elliott, but would get denied.

The Blues would get on the scoreboard first tonight. With about 6 minutes left, Jaden Schwartz would bury a sweet saucer pass from Jori Lehtera to make it 1-0 for the Blues. It would be Jaden's 8th goal of the year with Lehtera(25) and Tarasenko(31) getting the assists.

The Bruins weren't going to end the first empty handed though. Just 41 seconds after the Schwartz goal, the Bruins would tie it up on a Loui Eriksson breakaway and score, that Elliott apparently thought he had.


The Bruins would find the back of the net yet again in the first. Matt Beleskey would take the initial shot but David Krejci would be there to bang home the rebound to give the Bruins the 2-1 lead.
The second period would see the Blues tie the game at two thanks to Paul Stastny and *gulp* Magnus Paajarvi.


Stastny knocks home his 10th goal of the year with Paajarvi getting his sixth assist. That would be the only bright spot for the home team in the second though as the Bruins would go on to score three more goals in the period. The first of the three would come off of the faceoff. Matt Beleskey says thank you very much.

Frank Vatrano would be the second Bruin to find the back of the net in the second.


The third time was NOT the charm for the Blues as David Krejci would score on the powerplay. Needeless to say the Boston play by play guy was a little excited.


The Blues would come out in the third finally realizing that there was a hockey game to play. Big Bort Robert Bortuzzo would make it a 5-3 affair after banging home a rebound chance. It would be Bort's second goal of the year from Backes(22) and Stastny(36)


The Blues would get another goal from a d-man in the third as Alex Pietrangelo decided to get in on the fun. Pietrangelo netted his sixth goal of the year with Steen(33) and Brouwer(19) getting the assists.


It's 5-4 and there appeared to be some life in the Blues after all...Just kidding.


Shattenkirk would add one late...number 14 for him, but the Blues would fall 6-5 to Boston.


From The Twitter Machine:

THE CURSE IS REAL DAMMIT:
Steener gets the Panger award:

Three Stars:

Third Star: Alexander Steen (1 assist.)

Second Star: Matt Beleskey (1 goal. 1 assist)

First Star: David Krejci (2 goals, 2 assists, last name is a bitch to spell)