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Blues fall 2-1 to Jets in shootout

WINNIPEG, Manitoba The Blues were stingy in Thursday's game against Winnipeg, but they were also fortunate. Grasping their one-goal lead while bidding for a third consecutive shutout, the Blues watched the Jets hit three posts, including two in the third period. David Backes' 25th goal of the season eventually would not be enough, as Winnipeg's Drew Stafford tied the score with 6 minutes, 44 seconds remaining in regulation with his 15th of the year. This time, there were no fluky game-winning goals like the one by Barret Jackman March 10 that beat Winnipeg. The game went to a shootout, where Winnipeg picked up goals by Blake Wheeler and Drew Stafford and got a save from...

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