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Last week in the NHL: Red Wings playoff streak in serious jeopardy

Last week in the NHL: Red Wings playoff streak in serious jeopardy

What we learned from the past week of play in the NHL:

• Four games, four cities, four shutouts — not a bad stretch for the St. Louis Blues, who have set a franchise record by recording four straight shutouts. They're only the 11th team to do that and fourth since the 1967-68 expansion that doubled the NHL's size to 12 teams.

They began the streak at Vancouver, continued it at San Jose, came home to blank Vancouver again, and on Saturday stymied the Capitals at Washington. Brian Elliott earned three of those shutouts and Jake Allen the other. The Blues next play Tuesday at home against Colorado.

• The Detroit Red Wings' 24-year playoff streak is in...

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