The St. Louis Blues are in Winnipeg tonight with a firm handle on 2nd place in the division and if the standings remain the same, they Blues will face the Chicago Blackhawks again in the first round of the playoffs and could finally get past their rivals this postseason.
The Blues got knocked out of the playoffs Chicago in six and a rematch could favor the Blues this year. Patrick Kane, tied for the NHL lead in points, is out 12 weeks after surgery to repair a broken clavicle and would miss a potential first round playoff series with the Blues.
Since the 2002-2003 season, the St. Louis Blues have won just one playoff series, going 1-6 in their last seven playoff series. In five of the six seasons the Blues made the playoffs in that time, they were knocked out in the conference quarterfinals.
Watch our Google Hangout as we look ahead to a potential Blues playoff run.
The St. Louis Blues playoff results since 2001-2002