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Oshie returns to Blues lineup for Game 2

Apr 19, 2014, 3:09 PM EDT

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The Blues will get a big lift to their lineup in Game 2 with the return of T.J. Oshie.

Oshie took warmups with the team and skated on a line with David Backes and Alex Steen, the Blues’ usual top line. Brenden Morrow was scratched to make room for him.

Oshie has missed the past three games for St. Louis, two in the regular season and Game 1 on Thursday night with an upper-body injury.

His return gives the Blues a lift on both sides of the puck. His 60 points in the regular season were good for second on the team and he’s a valuable penalty killer at times as well.

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