Found February 12, 2013 on NESN.com:
The St. Louis Blues opened some eyes last season when they surprised teams like Chicago and Detroit to win the Central Division. They weren’t going to sneak up on anyone entering this season, though, with high expectations for the Blue for this shortened season. That hasn’t been the case yet this season, however, with St. Louis stumbling out of the gates. Those stumbles hit a new low Monday when the club lost 4-1 to the Los Angeles Kings, capping an 0-3-1 homestand. Things looked ominous prior to Monday’s game when Jaroslav Halak, who was set to start after returning from a groin injury, reaggravated that injury. “This is the homestand from hell,” head coach Ken Hitchcock said, according to St. Louis Post-Dispatch. “We lost our goalie, we didn’t play as well and now we’ve got to take this onto the road and we’ve got to be much more accountable to each other.” That, combined with the poor play, has frustration mounting in the St. Louis room. While some of the struggles, like the Hala...
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