The Blues defeated Dallas, 6-1 in Game Seven Wednesday night at American Airlines Center to win the Western Conference Second Round Series.  St. Louis advances to the conference final for the first time since 2001. 

 

St. Louis held a 3-0 lead after the first period on goals by Robby Fabbri, Paul Stastny, & Patrik Berglund.

The Blues also got goals from David , Troy Brouwer, & Valdimir Tarasenko (ENG).  Dallas outshot St. Louis, 32-19.  Blues goalie Brian made 31 saves in the win. 

 

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Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock:

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Blues captain David Backes:

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The Blues will play either San Jose or Nashville in the Western Conference Final.  Game One of the Western Final will be held at Scottrade Center in St. Louis on Sunday (7 pm).

 

* The Sharks and Predators play Game Seven of their second round series tonight in San Jose.  Game time - 8 pm (Thursday).