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Fantasy Draft results: Team Staal and Team Lidstrom rosters

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The waiting is over. Take a look at the results for the Fantasy Draft. Sorry, Phil.

1. Cam Ward (Team Staal)

2. Steven Stamkos (Team Lidstrom)

3. Alex Ovechkin (Staal)

4. Duncan Keith (Lidstrom)

5. Daniel Sedin (Staal)

6. Henrik Sedin (Lidstrom)

7. Zdeno Chara (Staal)

8. Shea Weber (Lidstrom)

9. Rick Nash (Staal)

10. Tim Thomas (Lidstrom)

11. Henrik Lundqvist (Staal)

12. Danny Briere (Lidstrom)

13. Marc Staal (Staal)

14. Dustin Byfuglien (Lidstrom)

15. Patrick Sharp (Staal)

16. Jonathan Toews (Lidstrom)

17. Dan Boyle (Staal)

18. Marc-Andre Fleury (Lidstrom)

19. Carey Price (Staal)

20. Jonas Hiller (Lidstrom)

21. Jeff Skinner (Staal)

22. Brad Richards (Lidstrom)

23. Kris Letang (Staal)

24. Keith Yandle (Lidstrom)

25. Claude Giroux (Staal)

26. Brent Burns (Lidstrom)

27. Erik Karlsson (Staal)

28. Martin Havlat (Lidstrom)

29. Corey Perry (Staal)

30. Anze Kopitar (Lidstrom)

31. Patrik Elias (Staal)

32. Matt Duchene (Lidstrom)

33. David Backes (Staal)

34. Loui Eriksson (Lidstrom)

35. Paul Stastny (Staal)

36. Phil Kessel (Lidstrom)

Team Staal’s roster

Forwards: Eric Staal (auto), Ryan Kesler (auto), Ovechkin, D. Sedin, Skinner, Sharp, Nash, Giroux, Perry, Stastny, Backes and Elias.

Defensemen: Mike Green (auto), Chara, Boyle, M. Staal, Letang and Karlsson.

Goalies: Ward, Price and Lundqvist.

Rookies: Logan Couture (captain), Michael Grabner, Jamie McBain, P.K. Subban, Tyler Seguin and Tyler Ennis.

Team Lidstrom’s roster

Forwards: Patrick Kane (auto), Martin St. Louis (auto), Stamkos, H. Sedin, Toews, Briere, Richards, Havlat, Kopitar, Duchene, Eriksson and Kessel.

Defensemen: Nicklas Lidstrom (auto), Keith, Byfuglien, Weber, Yandle and Burns.

Goalies: Fleury, Hiller and Thomas.

Rookies: Taylor Hall (captain), Derek Stepan, Kevin Shattenkirk, Evgeny Dadonov, Cam Fowler and Oliver Ekman-Larsson.

Blues’ Shattenkirk suffers lower-body injury

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This hasn’t been the best night for St. Louis sports fans.

Obviously, the MLB’s Cardinals getting bounced from the playoffs is a bigger deal, but the Blues face bad news, too.

While they’re currently leading the Calgary Flames by a score of 4-3, they’ll need to hang on without Kevin Shattenkirk, whose night is over thanks to a lower-body injury.

There’s no word yet on how severe the issue might be.

Naturally, the Blues must hope that it’s minor, as Shattenkirk is one of the NHL’s truly underrated assets on the blueline.

Stephanie (@MyRegularFace) tracked down a moment when the injury may have happened:

It’s not all rosy for the Flames, either, as Lance Bouma suffered an injury as well.

Measure of revenge? Red Wings bottle Lightning


In some ways, it really felt like their first-round series.

For all the talent on both ends of the rink with the Detroit Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning, each squad can really smother opponents defensively when things go that way.

Through two periods, the two teams were very quiet. Things really picked up when Justin Abdelkader unleashed a big hit, a moment that injected enough life into the proceedings for the Red Wings to eventually build a 3-1 win.

Maybe they’re slipping under the radar a bit compared to previous iterations of the team, but it’s interesting that the Red Wings are now undefeated in three games.

They’ve been impressive at times, too, outscoring opponents by a combined score of 11-4.

Call it a refreshing time after Mike Babcock or merely carryover from a subtly solid run last season, but either way, the Red Wings may just be able to keep up their end of a brewing rivalry.