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St. Louis badly needs to beat Detroit to prove it belongs in the elite class of Western Conference contenders.
Tuesday's 2-2 draw with the New York Rangers was San Jose's league-leading eighth tie of the season.
Vaclav Prospal has looked more comfortable as the Ducks have climbed into a tie for sixth place in the West.
Ducks defenseman Sandis Ozolinsh has rounded out his game by starting to add another dimension
With a 2-1 lead in their best-of-7 semifinal series, the confident Senators machine might just be getting started.