Paul Stastny


The Blues hadn't allowed more than four goals in a game through the first 11 contests of the season. On Wednesday night against the Blackhawks, they gave up five in the first period.


ST. LOUIS – It’s the way of the Central Division, really: with defense being such a high priority for the division’s best teams, it’s not easy to score goals.


Coach Joel Quenneville was frustrated enough at what the Chicago Blackhawks didn't get against the Colorado Avalanche. But he saved his real anger for what they allowed.