Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.
St. Louis is a 5/1 favorite to win it all, while Chicago has 13/2 odds.
St. Louis got a quality upgrade at goalie in Ryan Miller.
The Chicago Blackhawks were passed up for sixth place Thursday as the Dallas Stars blew out Chicago. Corey Crawford started, but was pulled from the ice after allowing three goals. The Blackhawks struggled to put the puck in the net and fell to the stars without scoring once.
The Chicago Blackhawks struggled to score against the Dallas Stars. They pulled it together to tie in the second period, but could only come close in the third.