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2009-01-19 17:06:55

A shootout goal by T.J. Oshie handed the St. Louis Blues a 5-4 win over the Boston Bruins Monday. Oshie scored what turned out to be the game-winner when he faked a wrist shot and slid a low backhander past Bruins goalie Tim Thomas in the first shootout round. David Perron, David Backes each had a goal and an assist for the Blues, who had lost three of their previous four. Chris Mason came on in relief of Manny Legace -- who left the game in the first period with a lower body injury -- and...

2009-01-17 22:53:45

Martin Havlat scored 1:23 into overtime Saturday night to hand the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues. Brent Seabrook tried a shot from the left circle that Manny Legace stopped, but Havlat picked up the rebound, skated behind the net and put the puck in from the right side. Troy Brouwer scored the other goal and Cristobal Huet stopped 27 shots for the Blackhawks, who have won three of their last four games. David Backes scored the lone goal for St. Louis. Legace...

2009-01-11 22:51:32

A goal by Sam Gagner lifted the Edmonton Oilers to a 2-1 victory Sunday over the St. Louis Blues. Gagner was assisted by Erik Cole and Ryan Potulny on the decisive goal with 13:29 remaining in the third period. Yan Stastny had put the Blues ahead 1-0 early in the second period and Gilbert Rule tied it for Edmonton six minutes later, with assists from Potulny and Gagner. The Oilers' Dwayne Roloson turned back 21 shots and St. Louis' Manny Legace stopped 26.

2009-01-09 23:54:18

Brad Boyes scored the tie-breaking goal with 2:10 to play Friday and the St. Louis Blues halted a seven-game road losing streak with a 6-4 win over Vancouver. The Blues had not won away from home since Nov. 30 in Atlanta. St. Louis equaled its largest output of the season with the six goals. The Blues scored six against Nashville Dec. 8 and against Dallas Oct. 16 in the fourth game of the season. Trailing by a goal to start the second period, the Blues got goals from Patrik Berglund and...

2009-01-02 21:20:30

Cam Ward stopped 30 shots Friday, 16 in the third period, to help the Carolina Hurricanes record a 2-1 victory against St. Louis. Eric Staal and Anton Babchuk both scored power-play goals, while Tuomo Ruutu and Sergei Samsonov had two assists apiece for the Hurricanes, who have won three of their last four games. Babchuk's third goal this season at 11:05 of the third period was the eventual game-winner. David Backes' 12th at 11:56 of the third was the lone goal for the Blues. Chris Mason and...

2008-12-30 23:20:48

Zach Parise scored twice and Jay Pandolfo made the winning goal late in the third period Tuesday, powering New Jersey over St. Louis 4-3. Brian Rolston added the other goal for the Devils, who have won four of their last six games. New Jersey goalie Scott Clemmensen stopped 28 shots. Brad Boyes and David Backes scored for the Blues, losers in four of five contests. Manny Legace allowed four goals on 26 shots for the loss.

2008-12-28 20:29:58

Anaheim's Bobby Ryan scored with 7:11 to play and the Ducks held on Sunday to edge the St. Louis Blues 4-3. Ducks' goalie Jonas Hiller saved the win by blocking a point-blank shot by David Backes with 3 seconds remaining. Hiller finished with 27 saves. Scott Niedermayer, Rob Niedermayer and Steve Montador scored the other Anaheim goals. Keith Tkachuk and David Perron each had a goal and assist for the Blues and Brad Boyes added a goal. Chris Mason recorded 25 saves for St. Louis.

2008-12-21 20:37:27

Boston rookie Blake Wheeler scored twice for the Bruins, who broke out of a 3-3 tie Sunday and beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3. Wheeler's goals came in a 2 1/2-minute span of the first period of Boston's fifth straight victory. Shane Hnidy, Michael Ryder, Marc Savard and Vladimir Sobotka registered the other goals for Boston. Ryder's goal on a power play with 10:26 remaining in the second period broke the tie and put the Bruins ahead to stay. Manny Fernandez was the winning goalie, making 29...

2008-12-21 01:19:16

Roman Polak registered a goal and an assist Saturday night when the St. Louis Blues topped Minnesota 4-2. Polak's assist came on David Backes' 10th goal of the season at 10:30 of the first period. Polak scored his first goal of the campaign at 2:51 of the third, following assists by Brad Boyes and Keith Tkachuk. Patrik Berglund and Jay McClement (empty net) also scored, and Manny Legace stopped 24-of-26 shots for the Blues, who avoided matching their season-high losing streak of six games....

2008-12-08 23:13:56

B.J. Crombeen got his first NHL career hat trick and the St. Louis Blues scored three unanswered third-period goals Monday night in a 6-3 win over Nashville. Alex Steen, Patrik Berglund and Brad Boyes each had a goal and an assist for the Blues. St. Louis goalie Manny Legace had 18 saves. Pekka Rinne, who had two shutouts in his previous three games, allowed five goals on 25 shots to lose for the first time this season for the Predators. Kevin Klein, Antti Pihlstrom and Jean-Pierre Dumont...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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