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Blues Hope History Won’t Repeat Against Blackhawks

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bluesCHICAGO (AP) — The St. Louis Blues don’t want their recent playoff history repeating itself.

The Blues face the Blackhawks in Game 4 of their opening round series at Chicago on Wednesday night.

The Blues lost 2-0 in Game 3, but still lead the series 2-1.

But the Blues’ series against the defending Stanley Cup champions seems to be unfolding as it did last season when they took a 2-0 lead against Los Angeles and then dropped the next four games.Blackhawks

“Within our walls, I don’t think anyone is even thinking about last year,” defenseman Barret Jackman said. “The media comes in and you get all the comparisons.

“But really it’s about what we’re doing now. We’re playing good hockey. We’re playing against a team that is very hungry and has a lot of good experience.”

Bid Approved for Pool-Related Work at Galesburg High School

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205logobwWork to get Mustain Pool at Galesburg High School open and running again will officially move forward.

The District-205 Board met in special session yesterday to approve a $237,000 bid from Galesburg’s JP Benbow Plumbing and Heating to repair and replace the HVAC system in Mustain Pool, after it failed over the winter, causing problems for the Silver Streaks Swimming and Diving Teams, and P.E. classes that also use the facility.