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Blues beat Blackhawks in OT, take 2-0 lead

NHL Playoffs

Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford makes a glove-save against the St. Louis Blues’ David Backes during Game 2 of a first-round NHL playoff series on Saturday in St. Louis.

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ST. LOUIS — Vladimir Tarasenko and St. Louis were in trouble Saturday before a vicious hit by Chicago defenseman Brent Seabrook provided an opening for the Blues.
That little crack was all St. Louis needed to put another dent in the Blackhawks’ bid for a second straight Stanley Cup title.
Seabrook’s blow to the head of David Backes led to a 6-on-4 power play for St. Louis that ended with Tarasenko’s tying goal with 6.4 seconds left in regulation, and low-scoring defenseman Barret Jackman ended the game with a drive through traffic, giving the Blues their second straight ...

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