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Shoved toward the net by Chicago's Brandon Saad late in the first overtime, Lapierre found himself behind Miller.
As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby.
Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.
OCTOBER 17: Joanthan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks and David Backes #42 of the St. Louis Blues await the drop of the puck on a face-off at the United Center on October 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.
It seems a little surreal that the NHL playoffs are set to begin, considering how quickly the Blackhawks arrived here after an even more surreal ending to last season.
Backes is centering a line with Alexander Steen and Steve Ott, while Tarasenko is on right wing on a line with left winger Jaden Schwartz and center Vladimir Sobotka.
The Chicago Blackhawks are set to tangle with Central Division rival St. Louis in the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
It has been slightly more than two years since Schwartz was a junior at Colorado College, competing against the likes of St. Cloud State, Western Michigan and Miami of Ohio.
When fans pile into the Scottrade Center Thursday night for Game 1 of the St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks quarterfinal series matchup, they are likely to see a much different team than they did in the Apr 13, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Blues left wing Alexander Steen skates with the puck as Detroit Red Wings defenseman Xavier ... (more)
Apr 9, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; The Chicago Blackhawks celebrate after winning in overtime at the United Center.
Ted Kulfan of The Detroit News breaks down the first-round matchups in the Western Conference playoffs, with predictions on each series: Story lines: Colorado could be missing C Matt Duchene , their leading scorer .
There's really no way of knowing what to expect from this first-round playoff series between the Blackhawks and the Blues.
"The cavalry's coming," said forward Brenden Morrow, who participated in an optional skate Tuesday along with top-line forward T.J. Oshie.
With the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues set to square off in the playoffs for the first time since 2002, Madhouse Enforcer is taking a look at some of the key matchups that will help decide the series between these Central Division rivals.
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