Postgame Hat Trick: Wild at Blues, Game 3

ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 16:  David Perron #57 of the St. Louis Blues celebrates after the Blues scored a goal against the Minnesota Wild in Game Three of the Western Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Scottrade Center on

1. After a tough first period, the Wild reverted to its Game 1 form for a good chunk of the second period. 

It got rewarded for it, too, when Charlie Coyle crashed the net to scoop in a rebound of a Zach Parise shot to tie the game at 1. The goal was a nice reward for Coyle, who had been snakebitten through the first two games of the series, but earned a promotion to the top line with his play in Game 2. 

Coyle's tally was the first 5-on-5 goal scored by Minnesota in the series. 

Unfortunately for the Wild, its penalty kill, which had been fantastic in the series so far, fell victim to a goal late in the period when Alexander Steen centered a pass off a wrap-around to a crashing Jaden Schwartz, who had burrowed to the top of the crease. 

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