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Perron Provides Blues An Offensive Spark

 

David Perron is finally hitting his stride, it would seem, after the numbers he posted this past week. The Blues winger has posted 6 goals and two assists in his last five games and has garnered enough attention from the league to be named the 3rd star of the week just a couple days ago.

 

The only fault that was being knocked around about Perron when we was coming into the league was his size, he was too little. However, up too now, since coming back back from a concussion that put his short NHL career on hold for over a year, he has played a very big...

Positioning: The thin line between being lucky and good

Despite gaining two separate leads, it was the team’s disorganized play in the final minutes of the second as well as in the opening minute of the third that cost them another two points.

However, it wasn’t the only time this weekend the team looked out of sorts.

In Saturday’s gut-wrenching 5-2 loss to the Rangers, the team’s effort in the third period lacked little if any structure.

Not to mention how terrible the penalty kill looked all weekend.

Much of the focus will undoubtedly fall upon the lost opportunities and lack of defensive support, but there is one glaring issue that has consistently been popping up over this current down turn.

Positioning.