NHL Central Preview: St. Louis Blues

Posted: 30th September 2009 by Michael Wagenknecht in NHL
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The St. Louis Blues were the Cinderella of the regular season, but the slipper fell off right as the playoffs began. After posting the best record in the second half of the season, the Blues got swept out by an even hotter Vancouver team. This year will be different. á Previous Season: What can we say about last season for the Blues? Erik Johnson, franchise defenseman, destroys his ACL in a golfing mishap. Paul Kariya has surgery on not one but both of his hips. And Andy McDonald breaks his ankle and misses significant time.á The Blues got off to a miserable start and were staring at the basement very early on. The team also traded fan favorite Lee Stempniak for failed first round picks Carlo Colaiacovo and Alex Steen from Toronto. But something happened through all the injuries and inco ...

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