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GameThread for St. Louis Blues at Chicago Blackhawks, Apr 23, 2016

So, is tonight the night, or are the Blues going to come home one more time?

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"Neither team is in control of anything right now."

Not words you want to hear from Ken Hitchcock necessarily, but truer words have never been spoken. While the Blues seem to be in the collective heads of the people at the United Center, they haven't necessarily run away with this series. The Blues lead by a goal in scoring, and they lead by a game overall. This has been the tightest, most even, hardest-fought first round series in recent memory; there's no reason to assume that one team will beat the other tonight, and there's certainly no reason to expect that victory to be by a margin of anything more than a goal.

There's lots of talk about digging deep and killer instinct and all sorts of sports platitudes, but the Blues just need to do one thing: win. Do what they had the chance to do in the first overtime on Thursday night, but tonight, finish it off in regulation. No falling behind. No (literal) last second goals. All this team needs to do is finally find that killer instinct and finish this series.

This is your GameDay Thread. Comment like you want this to be over.

Let's do this. Let's Go Blues.