The "malaise" was 2 seasons ago. Ehlers definitely got hurt in the Blues series last year. He left one game, and barely played the next game. I dont understand why there is a need among people to conflate the last 2 playoff years when it comes to Ehlers. He was not good 2 playoffs ago, defenders just let him spin his wheels into a corner. He was much better last year, as he was able to enter the slot and get good shots off, just didnt go in.