Series (Game 2 of 2)
St. Louis leads 1-0
(1-3-0, 4 pts)
(4-1-0, 9 pts)
8:00 PM ET, September 27, 2003
Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Mo. (AP) -- Ryan Johnson scored the tiebreaking goal
22 seconds into the third period and the St. Louis Blues held on
for a 3-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.
Jamal Mayers scored an empty-netter with 2 seconds remaining for
the Blues (4-1-1)
Chicago took the lead 8:44 into the second period when Lasse
Kukkonen scored his first goal of the exhibition season.
St. Louis took advantage of two Chicago penalties late in the
second period to tie the game.
Alex Khavanov scored at 18:38 after Jon Klemm picked up a
cross-checking penalty and teammate Tyler Arnason was sent off for
unsportsmanlike conduct at 17:05.
Chicago (1-3-2) switched goalies at the start of the third
period with Michael Leighton replacing Craig Anderson.