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Blues Vs. Blackhawks Preview: St. Louis Looks To Keep Hot Streak Alive

The St. Louis Blues hope to build their win streak to 6 wins against a Chicago Blackhawks team that has won 4 of their last 5 games.

Mar 6, 2012; St. Louis, MO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks left wing Viktor Stalberg (25) shoots on goal during the second period at Scottrade Center. St. Louis Blues goalie Jaroslav Halak (41) blocks the shot. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-US PRESSWIRE
Mar 6, 2012; St. Louis, MO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks left wing Viktor Stalberg (25) shoots on goal during the second period at Scottrade Center. St. Louis Blues goalie Jaroslav Halak (41) blocks the shot. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-US PRESSWIRE

The St. Louis Blues (45-18-7, 97 pts) have fought to first place in the Central Division Standings, and they have won 9 of their last 10 games, bringing a 5-game winning streak into Tuesday night's game against the Chicago Blackhawks (37-25-8, 82 pts).

St. Louis boasts the league's best points per game rate, .693, which has come largely on the merit of their defense. Despite playing 70 games (second most in the NHL), the Blues have allowed a league-fewest 135 goals this season:

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Tune in to today's game to see if the Blues can keep their success going.

Game date/time: Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 7:30 p.m. CST

Location: United Center, Chicago, IL

Broadcast: FS-MW (TV), KMOX 1120 AM (Radio)

Stay tuned to SB Nation St. Louis for more information, and for in-depth analysis on the Chicago Blackhawks, be sure to visit Second City Hockey. For more Blues hockey news and information, check out St. Louis Game Time.