Here is the updated game story from Saturday’s 4-3 shootout loss to St. Louis for those who want to post comments.
ST. LOUIS – The Thrashers made it easy on Ondrej Pavelec — for awhile.
Three first-period goals will do that. But they didn’t last.
TJ Oshie and Brad Boyes scored shootout goals for St. Louis in a dramatic 4-3 victory over the Thrashers on Saturday night at the Scottrade Center. Rich Peverley and Alexander Burmistrov missed their shootout attempts as the Blues capped a wild comeback.
The Blues erased a 3-1 deficit with two late third-period goals, 1:36 apart, to force overtime. Jay McClement had a hat trick for the Blues, scoring both third-period goals in the final six minutes. A scoreless 4-on-4 overtime sent the Thrashers to their second shootout of the season.
In Pavelec’s first game back since he lost consciousness and collapsed in the season opener Oct. 8 due to a fainting spell, the goaltender was the beneficiary of the Thrashers’ early offensive