Blues lose game 1 of playoff series, 4-2
ST. LOUIS (KPLR) — The Minnesota Wild beat the St. Louis Blues, 4-2 in game one of their playoff series Thursday night at Scottrade Center.
The Wild scored early in the first period, and again in the second period.
Jaden Schwartz made it 2-1 Wild midway through the third period. Under 2 minutes to go, the Blues pulled goalie Jake Allen, but Mikael Granlund added an empty-netter just 7 seconds later, making it 3-1 Wild.
Alexander Steen then scored on a short-handed goal with 58.7 seconds left to make it 3-2.
The Blues pulled their goalie again, and Jason Pominville scored another empty-netter with 20 seconds left to clinch the win for Minnesota.
Game 2 of the series is Saturday afternoon in St. Louis.