In what was highly regarded as the best potential first-round series, the Blues and Kings are playing a very physical and defensive match. Every game in the series has been a one-goal game highlighted by the outstanding goaltenders.
A 2-1 series lead is still anything but safe. The Blues need to continue to play their game and look for the right opportunities to strike. With the series being so physical, the Blues need to get past the Kings as fast as possible. These are five keys to getting out of the first round without being too banged up.