Blues Vs. Lightning First Period Score: Berglund's Short Handed Goal And Schwartz's First NHL Goal Puts Blue Up 2-0

It certainly did not take much for the Blues to exploit Dwayne Roloson's shakiness in goal tonight. Frankly, despite a few saves on Steven Stamkos on Jaroslav Halak in the first period, the game has been all St. Louis. The Blues' first goal was a shorthanded beauty by Patrik Berglund. A penalty kill courtesy of Scott Nichol didn't dampen the Blues' offense. Heck, they're going against Roli. This season against him, anything's possible! This, especially, is possible:

If you thought that was it for the first, you were sorely disappointed -- or else treated to a pleasant surprise. Jaden Schwartz, in his first game with the Blues, plunked himself down in the line-up like he was here the whole time. Plunking himself to Roloson's right during his 3rd line shift, he caught a rebound and an over-committed Roloson all at the same time. It was a recipe for a goal:

Welcome to the NHL, kiddo. Keep up the good work.

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