St. Louis Blues opened their tournament prospects are pretty good with a good result. They relied on Ville Husso a bit too much, because they have things in Traverse City.
St. Louis Blues began their campaign of 2016-17 in Traverse City, Michigan, and Ville Husso was a star. It was an annual tournament prospects dropping what many young players will be a season with a lot of NHL games.
Blue took the prospects of its main rivals, the Chicago Blackhawks. Blackhawks came ready to play and blues, with the exception of the goalkeeper, had to stay in bed.
Prospects Chicago outshot St. Louis’ 12-4 and was 1-0 after one period of play. St. Louis did not even raise a good chance on goal until about 12 minutes left in the middle frame.
Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good, though. Blues prospects poached a goal soon after this initial chance.
Chicago went on to throw targets while the blue back on his heels. In the middle of the third period, the Blackhawks were winning the battle shot 27-11.
In a typical hockey fashion, honored the winner did not win. Chicago dominated most of the attacking part of the game only to see the two goals ended up in the back of their network.
With about six minutes to go, Jordan Schmaltz tickled the twine. Ivan Barbashev got one past the goalie was not long after.
Chicago pulled one back before the final siren, but it would not be enough. Husso, potential future Blues goalies, stars with more than 30 saves.
People were very happy with his work. There was very little to be happy with a lot of prospects, despite the fact that most of the goalkeeper to save the day – literally.