I had a work thing, so I only got to listen/see the 3rd period, OT, and the shootout. But to go into Boston and claw out 2 points is admirable. I was talking to a co-worker about this yesterday before the game: I go into every game this year expecting the Blues to win. They are that good. They are that deep. They just seem to find a way to win, or at the very least, get the OT point. Aside from the Sharks and Capitals games, they've been in every game this year with a chance to win. What more can you ask for?
And I echo the Jaro praise. I read an article yesterday where they said he was 'struggling' this year. I looked at the numbers; save percentage is low, but he also doesn't face many shots at all. In terms of games played, he was middle of the pack (before last night's game). All of the people above him and below him in the standings had seen more than 400 shots, most of them had seen 500+. Jaro had faced 373 shots. The only other person sub-400 shots faced was Jonathan Quick and he's injured. He was pretty bad in the Washington game, but outside of that, the guy has been steady as they come this year, in my opinion. I know there's still rumblings the Blues might go out and get Ryan Miller, but really, Jaro is having a great season.
Also, just random: Chris Kerber is the best play by play man in all of St. Louis. I'd say the NHL, but I don't hear many other teams' announcers. He just effortlessly calls a game, he's colorful, he's entertaining, and the most important part, he tells you what's going on. I know that seems obvious, but for the radio, he's got to paint a picture and he does so with ease.
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