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St. Louis Blues 3, Nashville Predators 0
Scottrade Center; St. Louis, Missouri
March 27, 2012

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LEFTOVER THOUGHTS:
* Veteran Blues forward Jamie Langenbrunner played in his 1,100th game on Tuesday.
* He celebrated with his sixth goal of the year.
* Blues goaltender Brian Elliott has three consecutive shutouts coming into the night.
* Elliott has nine shutouts in 36 games this year.
* This was the first regulation loss to St. Louis all season (4-1-1).
* Tuesday night was the first game Alexander Radulov was held off the scoresheet since returning to the NHL.
* Nashville’s leading scorer Martin Erat missed his second straight game. He was a surprise scratch on Sunday night in Chicago.
Jordin Tootoo also missed his second straight game.
David Legwand and Mike Fisher are still just a single point away from 50 point seasons.
* Nashville has the best power play in the National Hockey League but only got a single man advantage opportunity.
* There were only two penalties called in the contest, one for each team.
* Predators captain Shea Weber led all Nashville skaters with four shots on goal.
Pekka Rinne changed masks in the second intermission because, according to Josh Cooper of The Tennessean, his “cage bent.”
* Rinne allowed two goals while donning the second mask.
* When they needed their best effort, the Predators only mustered four shots on goal in the third period.

THE THREE STARS OF THE GAME:
1) Brian Elliott (STL)
2) Jamie Langenbrunner (STL)
3) Alex Steen (STL)