Blues Back In Playoff Picture With Victory Over Sharks

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Vladimir Tarasenko stayed hot against the San Jose Sharks Tuesday night, scoring a pair of goals for St. Louis as the Blues defeated the Sharks in overtime 3-2.

With the win the Blues now hold the top Wild Card spot in the Western Conference with 91 points. The Anaheim Ducks hold the second spot, also with 91 points and the Colorado Avalanche are close behind with 90 points.

After losing nine out of their last 10, the Blues have now won eight of their last nine games and the energy in the arena has changed from frustrated to excited.

The Blues take a two game road trip to Las Vegas and Arizona before returning home. With six games left in the season, the Blues are getting hot at the exact right time.