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    St. Louis Blues (52-18-7) at Chicago Blackhawks (44-19-15), 12:30 p.m.

    (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Blues hope to rebound from a lopsided loss when they visit the rival Chicago Blackhawks for Sunday's battle at United Center.

    The Blues lead the Central Division with 111 points, but were handed a 4-0 home setback by second-place Colorado on Saturday. The win pulled the Avalanche within five points of St. Louis for the Central lead with five games remaining for both clubs. Colorado is in action Sunday against the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins.

    The Blackhawks, meanwhile, are third in the division and eight points behind St. Louis with four games remaining on their regular-season schedule. All three teams in the Central title race have already clinched playoff berths.

    St. Louis has won three of four meetings against the Blackhawks this season, but Chicago did notch a 4-0 win when the clubs met at the United Center on March 19. The victory halted Chicago's four-game slide against the Blues and improved the Blackhawks' record in the season series to 1-1-2.

    The Blues have lost nine of their last 11 games in Chicago.

    St. Louis allowed all four goals to Colorado on Saturday in the second period and Semyon Varlamov made 31 saves to help the Avalanche cruise to their 50th win of the season.

    Ryan Miller allowed four goals on 29 shots for St. Louis, which had outscored the Avalanche 13-5 in winning the season's first three meetings.

    The Central Division-leading Blues fell two points back of Boston in the race for the Presidents' Trophy. The Bruins topped Philadelphia earlier Saturday. The Blues are three points ahead of Anaheim for the Western Conference lead.

    "I think the first period we may feel pretty good about our game. The second period they stepped it up a notch and we didn't have a very good response," Blues captain David Backes said.

    The Blackhawks are coming off consecutive victories and will try for their first three-game winning streak in nearly four months when they take the ice today in the Windy City. The defending Stanley Cup champions haven't record three straight wins since Dec. 8-11.

    After posting a 3-2 shootout win against visiting Minnesota on Thursday, Chicago pulled out a 4-3 regulation victory the following night in Columbus. The score was tied 3-3 after 40 minutes and the game appeared to be headed to overtime until Ben Smith scored with 3.9 seconds remaining in the third period to deliver the win for the Blackhawks.

    A point shot by Duncan Keith went off Columbus goalie Sergei Bobrovsky's glove and triggered a goal-mouth scramble, with Smith pushing the rebound into the open net.

    "Somehow that puck found its way in," Smith said.

    Keith had three assists and Antti Raanta made 24 saves for the Blackhawks.

    Corey Crawford expects to get the start in net on Saturday. He is 10-2-3 with a 2.28 goals against average and .915 save percentage in 15 career games against the Blues. Brian Elliott will get the call for St. Louis and is 4-4-1 with a 2.21 GAA in 10 career games against Chicago.

    Chicago is opening a two-game homestand on Sunday and is 25-7-7 as the host this season. After welcoming Montreal on Wednesday, the Blackhawks will end the regular season with road games at Washington and Nashville.

    The Blues are 24-11-3 away from home and have won their last two road games.

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      Great 38: Win tickets to Daytona 500

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      Here's your chance to win tickets to the 2015 Daytona 500. Entering is easy, simply fill out the entry form included. More>>

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      News Now: Media General CEO talks about his career, future for company Video included

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      In December, LIN Media and Media General merged to create the second largest broadcasting company in the country. The former CEO and President of LIN Media, Vince Sadusky, was placed at the helm of the new and improved Media General. More>>

      Bill Schifino, Jr talks about being President-Elect of the Florida Bar Video included

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      Earlier this month, Bill Schifino, Jr. was announced as the 2015-16 President-Elect of the Florida Bar. Schifino comes to this position with a strong resume. More>>

      Trio sets off on 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

      Updated:

      Joe Guthrie, Mallory Lykes Dimmitt, and Carlton Ward Jr. are embarking on a journey of a lifetime. The trio are setting off on a 70-day, 900 mile trek across the state???without any automobiles.
      More>>

      How this guide dog helps one blind triathlete chase her Paralympic dream

      Updated:

      Every time Paralympic hopeful Amy Dixon makes it to the end of another grueling triathlon, she knows her trusty companion will be waiting for her at the finish line. Sixteen years after she lost vision in her right eye, which she says she viewed as "a death sentence" at the time,  More>>

      Legoland Florida hotel to open in spring; built for kids

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      Updated:

      Legoland Florida Hotel will welcome its first guests a month earlier than previously expected.During an announcement Thursday, Legoland executives announced May 15 as the revised opening date.  More>>

      3 rhinos escape from safari zoo, return safely Video included

      Updated:

      Three rhinoceroses escaped from their site at a safari zoo in Israel this week, NBC reported.  More>>

      VIRAL VIDEO: Bossy 4-year-old girl feeds 6 pit bull dogs

      Little Girl Controls Pit Bull Dogs | Future Dog Trainer, Jukin Video on YouTube Little Girl Controls Pit Bull Dogs | Future Dog Trainer, Jukin Video on YouTube
      Updated:

      A video of a very authoritative 4-year-old girl feeding six very obedient pit pulls in the middle of a kitchen has gone viral on the web and is prompting a heated debate about the pit bull breed.
      More>>

      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | January 17-18 Video included

      Updated:

      See 8 fun things happening this weekend in Tampa Bay!
      More>>

      'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nominations with 9 nods each

      Updated:

      Two extravagant comedies, "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," tied for the most Oscar nominations Thursday morning with nine nods each, including best picture. More>>

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      • Perfect pirate parade weather in Tampa Bay

        Perfect pirate parade weather in Tampa Bay

        Saturday, January 31 2015 10:26 AM EST2015-01-31 15:26:12 GMT
        The weather for the rest of your Saturday is looking pretty nice! Temps this morning are around 50 degrees with a light wind. This afternoon we will have partly cloudy skies, dry weather, and temps around 71. Temps this evening will be in the 60s.
        The weather for the rest of your Saturday is looking pretty nice! Temps this morning are around 50 degrees with a light wind. This afternoon we will have partly cloudy skies, dry weather, and temps around 71. Temps this evening will be in the 60s.
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