ST. LOUIS (AP) - The secret is out on T.J. Oshie, who showed the world at the Sochi Olympics he's perfected the art of the shootout.
He's among nine Olympians who've rejoined a top contender that doesn't overly rely on razzle-dazzle.
The St. Louis Blues are in prime position for the NHL stretch drive. They lack star power, with no one among the top 25 scorers, but are second overall in the Western Conference and atop the Central Division entering the re-start Wednesday at Vancouver.
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