St. Louis Blues Eliminate Sharks

Goals from Jamie Langenbrunner and David Perron helped the Blues to a 3-1 win over the San Jose Sharks as they wrapped up the Western Quarterfinals in five games.

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The Blues hoped to send the Sharks packing as the two teams faced off in Game 5 of their playoff series at Scottrade Center. Joe Thornton beat Brian Elliot late in the second period, giving San Jose a 1-0 lead. However, just passed the midway point of the third St. Louis evened things up. Jamie Langenbrunner put home the rebound tying the game at one. And just 45 seconds later, the Blues took the lead for good. David Perron deflected home Alex Pietrangelo's shot for the difference maker, as St. Louis eliminated San Jose with the 3-1 victory in Game 5.