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Watch Red Wings’ Tatar welcome Blues’ Allen to the NHL

Feb 13, 2013, 11:15 PM EDT

St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen has seen a little NHL action before, but Wednesday’s NBC Sports Network rivalry game against the Detroit Red Wings marks his first start.

It didn’t exactly begin very well, as Tomas Tatar scored this saucy goal on the Red Wings’ first shot:

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Allen managed to hang in there, however, and the Blues eventually won the game 4-3 in overtime.

The 22-year-old goalie won’t get much time to bask in the glory of that win, either, as NHL.com’s Lou Korac reports that he’ll remain in net against the Calgary Flames on Friday.

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