Blues Vs. Lightning: St. Louis First Team To Reach 100 Points

The Blues rebounded quite nicely from a 2-0 loss at the hands of the Carolina Hurricanes. Jaden Schwartz had his first NHL goal as the Blues hit 100 points thanks to a 3-1 defeat of the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Blues Are First NHL Team To Clinch Playoff Position With Win Over Lightning

Last night’s 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning was more than a memorable debut for Jaden Schwartz. With the win, the Blues were not only the first NHL team to hit 100 points this season, they were also the first team to clinch a playoff berth. In a pleasant change for Blues fans, there will be no more hovering over the page on SportsClub Stats that lists probability of making the playoffs. No nailbiting to the last day of the season means that Blues fans can relax for the first time since before the lockout, knowing that their team is all but assured a spot in the playoffs. 2009 was fun, but it was heart attack inducing. This? This is something that they need to look into doing every season.

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Blues Vs. Lightning Final Score: 3-1 Win Gets Blues 100 Points First In NHL

This is something that I’m fairly sure that no one in the Blues fanbase — or in the NHL fanbase — envisioned this season. The Blues getting into the playoffs? Sure. The Blues being the first team in the NHL to crack the 100 point barrier? No way.

The Blues played a strong game all evening, albiet it wasn’t necessarily one that could have beaten the Hurricanes on Thursday. Cam Ward was on his game and focused. Dwayne Roloson tonight? Twenty-three shots on goal and three goals past Roloson. Halak? Just one goal allowed on 23 shots.

That sole goal was Brendan Mikkelson’s first in his NHL career, which explains the excitement:

As it stands, though, that victory could very well be a clincher for the Blues as far as getting into the playoffs goes. Mathematically there’s no way that they miss now. How many more points will they add on?

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