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Johnson, Lalime must carry on with confidence

The challenge for Brent Johnson and Patrick Lalime is carrying their confidence to the second round.

Updated: May 2, 2002, 1:35 PM ET
By Darren Pang | Special to ESPN.com

Confidence is a funny thing that's difficult to describe and explain.

For the most part, it's about momentum and growth. Right now, the St. Louis Blues are clearly a confident team. In large part due to Brent Johnson's superior goaltending performance in the first round and how he's handling the spotlight.

Confidence is contagious. When you have a great deal of confidence in one facet of the game -- like goaltending -- you become a better player yourself. Now the Blues don't have ...

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