Henrik Zetterberg

Blues defeat Blackhawks, 3-2, to take 2-1 lead in first-round series

Blues defeat Blackhawks, 3-2, to take 2-1 lead in first-round series

Jaden Schwartz scored at 13 minutes 32 seconds of the third period with Patrick Kane in the penalty box for high-sticking, and the St. Louis Blues beat the host Chicago Blackhawks, 3-2, on Sunday for a 2-1 lead in their first-round Western Conference playoff series.

Patrik Berglund also scored in the third as St. Louis rallied for the win after a difficult 3-2 loss in Game 2 that included two key coach's challenges that went against the Blues. Brian Elliott made 44 saves in Game 3, keeping St. Louis in the game during Chicago's strong second period.

Kane, the NHL's leading scorer this season and one of the favorites for league most valuable player, got four minutes for a...

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