Game 5 Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview St. Louis Blues Colorado Avalanche Projected Lines
With a commanding 3-1 lead in the series, the boys in burgundy look to wrap up the series and cross a major hurdle which is getting to the Western Conference Finals and facing either the Edmonton Oilers who have a 3-1 series lead of their own or the Calgary Flames. At the morning skate, there there wasn’t much news except Devon Toews and Gabe Landeskog were absent for maintenance reasons.
Avalanche coach Jared Bednar, asked if the team must weather the storm playing a desperate Blues team tonight, says: “We’re trying to create a storm of our own. Feeling the pressure, the Blues have a mental block to get through.
With their season on the brink of elimination they are making a couple of changes to their lineup, Torey Krug took morning skate again but does not appear to be ready to enter the lineup. Blues head coach Craig Berube also provided a statement before his media availability this morning.
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