First Period -
Isac Lundestrom scored the first goal of the game tonight. Ville Husso was unable to make the save on Lundestrom’s wrister. Husso probably wanted this one back...
With a minute to go in the period, the Blues tied the game at one. Ryan O’Reilly and Jordan Kyrou team up for a pretty goal to beat Ducks starter John Gibson. O’Reilly backhanded a pass between a Duck player’s legs. Kyrou was there to receive it. A stick move or two and he then became Jordan Tie-rou as this one was knotted at one.
Second Period -
David Perron interrupted Erica Weston talking about Instagram (I think) with his seventh goal of the year. Brayden Schenn took the puck away and hard charged up the ice. Schenn passed the puck to Perron. Perron then fired a snipe of a shot past Gibson giving the Blues a 2-1 lead.
With about three seconds left on the power play Zach Sanford deflected in a Vince Dunn shot for a goal. Blues now up 3-1. Apparently, all I needed to do was talk crap about him getting minutes and he scores a goal...or two.
Thirteen seconds later Dakota Joshua or Joshua Dakota (I’m still not sure Panger really knows) scored his first NHL goal. Kyle Clifford shot the puck on goal. Joshua was there to bang the puck in the net. The puck bounced off of his midsection and in. Not the prettiest goal in the world, but the score sheet won’t say that.
Third Period -
34 seconds into the period Lundestrom scored his second goal of the night. Lundestrom was able to score on a wrap around chance. Husso was there, but the puck barely trickled over the goal line. Blues lead cut to two.
Lundestrom scored his third goal of the night on a deflection. Former Blue Kevin Shattenkirk fired a shot on net. Lundestrom deflected the puck under Husso’s glove and in. Blues 4, this guy 3.
Sanford scored the empty netter to give the Blues a two goal lead. This one looked to be over...
...Until Ryan Getzlaf scored with a minute left.
Thankfully the Blues held on and took this one 5-4. Shoutout to the Blues special teams. Scored on the power play, and was able to kill off a four minute penalty early on in the game. Also a big shoutout to Marco Scandella’s face for going through so much this week. Taking a puck off the face the other night. Now tonight getting hit in the face with a stick. At least the teeth he lost were fake.
Final shot totals 35/33 in favor of the Blues.
The Blues and Ducks next game is Wednesday night.
Tweets of the Game:
You’ll always remember your first even if it did bounce off your dick before it went in.
I just hope he actually keeps this up and doesn’t disappear like he’s done before. I want the guy to succeed. Just not getting my hopes up...yet.
Zach Sanford on his improved play: "I think it starts with everything else in my game. I think I've been a lot better with the details and taking care of pucks and making sure they get out of our zone and get into their zone."#stlblues pic.twitter.com/L0QB3pZ8fC— FOX Sports Midwest (@FSMidwest) March 2, 2021
Welp, he’s not allowed to wear it in warmups now that he’s a goal scorer.
Joshua said somebody hid his helmet for the warmup, which is why he didn't have a lid.— Jeremy Rutherford (@jprutherford) March 2, 2021
"DP (David Perron) had a big smile on his face, so if I had to name a culprit, he'd be at the top of the list," Joshua said. #stlblues
Petition to have the Blues play on the road the rest of the year. I’m only half kidding.
#stlblues are 8-2-0 on the road and have won seven in a row at Anaheim.— Lou Korac (@lkorac10) March 2, 2021