Jackman pours in another goal

Jackman pours in another goal

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LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 03: Barret Jackman #5 of the St. Louis Blues looks on in the second period against the Los Angeles Kings in Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on May 3, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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by Scott Bierman / HockeyStL

KMOV.com

Posted on January 31, 2013 at 9:11 PM

Updated Monday, Oct 28 at 7:03 AM

(HockeyStL) – What used to be a rare occurrence is starting to become a nightly thing for the Blues – Barret Jackman scoring a goal.

Jackman put the Blues up early 1-0 against the Blue Jackets Thursday with his second goal in as many games.  It marks the first time he has scored a goal in back-to-back games.

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The 31-year-old defenseman also scored a go-ahead goal against the Wild in a 5-4 overtime victory Sunday.  Jackman has recorded two goals in a single season for the first time since 2009-10.

Earlier this week, Kevin Shattenkirk joked that it would be a “bad, bad year” if the less offensive-minded Jackman scored more than him this season.  Right not the goal count favors Jackman by two.

“I told him as long as I’m giving him the puck before he scores I don’t care,” Shattenkirk said.

Unfortunately for Shattenkirk, the assists on the goal were given to Ryan Reaves and Jamie Langenbrunner.  It was their first point each this season.
 

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