Blackhawks Game 4 Notes vs. St. Louis
* St. Louis defeated Chicago, 3-2, at United Center on Sunday afternoon, taking a 2-1 lead in the series, and improving to 16-5-0 (.762) in its last 21 games overall – best of any team in the league since February 28. The Blues have a postseason mark of 5-1 when lighting the lamp at least three times since the 2014 playoffs.
* Including their Game 3 triumph, the Blues have won eight games in 2015-16 when trailing entering the third period – tied with the Kings for most in hockey (including postseason). St. Louis has come back to defeat Chicago five times in the playoffs when trailing after two periods since 1991.
* The Blackhawks rallied from a 2-1 deficit in each of its last two series of the 2015 postseason on their way to winning the Cup. Chicago has won 14 best-of-7 series all-time when entering Game 4 down 2-1 – most of any team in NHL history.
* Including this year, St. Louis has held a 2-1 lead in three of its last four First Round series, losing two of the previous three matchups (beat Sharks in 2012, lost to Kings in 2013 and lost to Blackhawks in 2014).
* Brian Elliott leads all Western Conference netminders in both GAA (1.28) and save percentage (.963) in this year’s postseason. Dating to February 2, Elliott is 8-0 with a 1.37 GAA and .953 save percentage in his last eight road games (including postseason).
* Including three helpers in his last two skates, Patrick Kane has 15 points (7g, 8a) in his last eight games overall (dating to April 1). Kane has 117 career postseason points – fourth most of any Blackhawk in franchise history.