St. Louis


It took a while for everything to shake out but the 2nd round is finally here.


ST. LOUIS – The Chicago Blackhawks are back at Scottrade Center, and you almost expect to hear “Psycho” or “Jaws” music walking into the building.


Momentum: the word is bandied about so often during the NHL postseason. If a team has it, it strives to keep it. If a team doesn’t have it, it’s desperate to grab it.


Patrick Kane darted down the ice, weighing his options. Shoot, or pass off to teammates Ben Smith or Brandon Saad, who were heading straight for the net.