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Blues push Blackhawks to verge of elimination with 4-3 victory in Game 4

Blues push Blackhawks to verge of elimination with 4-3 victory in Game 4

Vladimir Tarasenko scored on a pair of impressive wrist shots, Brian Elliott made 39 saves and the St. Louis Blues beat the Chicago Blackhawks, 4-3, on Tuesday night in Chicago to open a commanding 3-1 lead in their first-round Western Conference playoff series.

Jaden Schwartz scored a tiebreaking power-play goal in the third period for the second straight game as St. Louis moved to the brink of its first appearance in the Western Conference semifinals since 2012. The Blues were eliminated in the opening round in each of the last three years.

Duncan Keith had two goals for the defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks, who dropped consecutive home playoff games for the first...

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