Minus entire line, Blues stay in playoff hunt
ST. LOUIS -- This was not the team Ken Hitchcock expected to coach. Yet minus an entire line for an extended stretch and with an All-Star goalie benched indefinitely, the St. Louis Blues have answered the challenge.
Vladimir Tarasenko was among the top rookies early but has missed 10 games with a concussion. Two-way standout Alex Steen returned from a shoulder injury with a goal and two assists Thursday, but speedy Andy McDonald remains out.
It's anybody's guess when Brian Elliott, ...
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