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Prospects Tournament: Red Wings 2, Blues 1, FINAL

By Chris Pinkert | St. Louis Blues Online

Playing in front of the hometown crowd, the Detroit Red Wings prospects wasted no time lighting the lamp on Tuesday evening in a 2-1 defeat of the Blues.

Just 53 seconds into the game, Brent Raedeke beat Blues goaltender Jake Allen to give the Red Wings an early lead.

The Blues would respond with a goal from defenseman Alex Pietrangelo while on a 5-on-3 power play. The goal was assisted by Tyler Shattock and Philip McRae and came at 17:17 of the first.

But Detroit’s Tomas Tatar scored the game-winner late in the third period, giving the Red Wings a ticket to the prospect tournament’s championship game against Minnesota on Wednesday.

The Blues outshot the Red Wings 14-9 in the first period, but Detroit had the advantage in shots at the final buzzer, 30-29.

Allen stopped 28 of 30 shots and fell to 1-1 in the tournament.

The Blues fell to 1-2 and will play Wednesday against Columbus in their final game before reporting to St. Louis for training camp or to their respective teams. Visit stlouisblues.com for a recap and boxscore from Wednesday’s game.

Boxscore
 Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd OT Total
Detroit Red Wings 1 0 1 - 2
St. Louis Blues 1 0 0 - 1

1st Period

Scoring
Detroit
- Brent Raedeke (Stephen Johnston) 0:53
St. Louis - Alex Pietrangelo (Tyler Shattock, Philip McRae) 17:17

Penalties
St. Louis - Cody Beach - (Fighting Major), 5 min, 0:53
Detroit - Mitchell Callahan - (Fighting Major), 5 min, 0:53
St. Louis - Brett Sonne - (Tripping), 2 min, 3:16
St. Louis - Stephan MacAulay - (Slashing), 2 min, 7:19
Detroit - Landon Ferraro - (Slashing), 2 min, 8:48
Detroit - Brian Lashoff - (Interference), 2 min, 15:42
Detroit - Travis Ehrhardt - (Slashing), 2 min, 15:45

2nd Period
Scoring

None

Penalties

Detroit - Travis Ehrhardt - (Slashing), 2 min, 1:19
St. Louis - Mark Cundari - (Slashing), 2 min, 3:10
St. Louis - Tyler Shattock - (Boarding), 2 min, 5:51
St. Louis - Philip McRae - (Kneeing), 2 min, 7:01
St. Louis - Anthony Peluso - (Tripping), 2 min, 9:40
Detroit - Landon Ferraro - (Interference), 2 min, 13:31
St. Louis - Chris DeSousa - (Kneeing), 2 min, 17:41

3rd Period
Scoring
Detroit - Tomas Tatar (Brooks Macek) 16:18

Penalties
St. Louis
- Cody Beach - (Slashing), 2 min, 2:06
Detroit - Trevor Parkes - (Boarding), 2 min, 2:54
Detroit - Willie Coetzee - (Boarding), 2 min, 7:41
St. Louis - Ian Cole - (Interference), 2 min, 9:55

 Shots 1st 2nd 3rd OT Total
Detroit Red Wings 9 11 10 - 30
St. Louis Blues 14 5 10 - 29

Goalies
Detroit - Petr Mrazek (W)
St. Louis - Jake Allen (L)

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