April 14, 2012; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott (1) makes a save against San Jose Sharks right wing Tommy Wingels (57) during the third period in game two of the 2012 Western Conference quarterfinals at Scottrade Center. The Blues defeated the Sharks 3-0. Mandatory Credit: Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRE
The St. Louis Blues and San Jose Sharks pick up their first round series with newfound bad blood dominating the headlines.
The St. Louis Blues are heading west having had home ice advantage stolen from them by the underdog San Jose Sharks, but that's not the series' biggest storyline as Game 3 approaches with the series tied 1-1. Nor is the biggest storyline that Blues starting goalie Jaroslav Halak will miss Monday night's game after being hit by teammate Barret Jackman in Game 2.