Kontinental Hockey League

Edmundson's OT winner sends Allen, Blues past Wild 2-1

Joel Edmundson slowly skated away from the slot after his overtime winner for St. Louis, as if the 23-year-old defenseman had done this several times before.

Keeping calm and staying steady were the keys to victory for Jake Allen and the Blues in weathering all that pressure from the Minnesota Wild.


Edmundson scored for St. Louis at 17:48 of the extra period , Allen made a career-high 51 saves and the Blues stole Game 1 of their first-round playoff series from the Wild with a 2-1 victory Wednesday night.

"Trying to play it cool, like I do it every day," said Edmundson, who has six goals in 153 NHL games, including the...

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