Miller (31 saves) extended his right pad to deny Jakub Voracek at
the doorstep late in overtime before Oshie slowly skated in and
backhanded the puck past Ray Emery to open the bonus format. Miller
made a right-pad save on Vincent Lecavalier and denied captain
Claude Giroux with his glove before defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk
wired a shot off the left post and into the net to end the contest.
Miller recorded his 29th career shutout and first since March 21,
2012 as the Blues secured their 51st victory of the season to tie
the 1999-2000 team for the most in franchise history. St. Louis also
moved within one point of Boston in the race for the Presidents'
Emery (28 saves) was credited with his 16th career shutout and
second this season for the Flyers, who have lost four of five
(1-2-2) and reside one point behind the Rangers for second place in
the Metropolitan Division. By spanning past regulation, Philadelphia
prevented Pittsburgh from clinching the division title.
Miller denied the Flyers on a 2-on-none advantage early in the first
period before making a stellar glove save on rookie Michael Raffl's
bid from the doorstep. St. Louis defenseman Alex Pietrangelo nearly
snapped the scoreless tie in the waning moments of the second
period, but his blast hit the post.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Giroux was named the NHL's Third Star of the Month
after collecting 21 points in March. ... Philadelphia's Kimmo
Timonen sat out after taking a puck to the face in Sunday's shootout
loss to Boston. Fellow D Erik Gustafsson took his place and was
inserted into the lineup for the first time since Feb. 27. ...
Miller improved to 2-5-1 in his last nine appearances versus the
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