Blues Even Series

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2002 Playoffs

Doug Weight and Scott Mellanby each scored as the St. Louis Blues beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 to tie the best-of-seven series one game apiece.

"Maybe we got our sticks on a few more (rebounds)," Mellanby said. "That's the playoffs -- trying to get to the net and create traffic."

"We had some scoring chances," Blackhawks coach Brian Sutter said. "We knew we weren't going to get a lot."

CuJo Blanks Isles
Curtis Joseph made 31 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs shut out the New York Islanders 2-0 Saturday to take a two games to none lead in their first-round playoff series.

"It felt good," said Joseph, who played in just his third game since breaking a bone in his left hand on February 26. "We did as much therapy and as much working out as we could possibly do."

Coyotes Win
Daymond Langkow, Daniel Briere and Shane Doan each scored as the Phoenix Coyotes tied their series against the San Jose Sharks with a 3-1 victory.

"You could feel from all the energy in the building and on the ice that it was going to be a hard-hitting kind of game," Doan said. "I just tried to play a physical game, but it was great to get a goal."

Colorado Wins Game 2
Peter Forsberg had a goal and an assist, and Joe Sakic scored twice as the Avalanche beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-3 Saturday to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven playoff series.

"It's unbelievable that he has sat out a full year and come back and not missed a beat," Colorado coach Bob Hartley said. "He's like a kid that rides his bike and then jumps back on it years later and he's fine."

Senators Shut Out Flyers
PatrickLalime made 33 saves, and the Ottawa Senators beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 on Saturday to even their first-round playoff series at 1.

Daniel Alfredsson, Mike Fisher and former Flyer Jody Hull scored for the Senators, who had lost 13 straight on the road in the postseason and seven in a row overall.

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