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San Jose Sharks Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) tries to clear St. Louis Blues Brenden Morrow from the front of the net while Sharks goaltender Antti Niemi of Sweden watches the action in the third period at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on December 17, 2013. San Jose won the game 4-2. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Oshie, Morrow Practice For Blues

Two of playoff-bound team’s injured veterans say they hope to be ready for Thursday night’s series opener


Patrick Kane #88 and Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate with the Conn SMythe Trophy after Game Six of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins 3-2 to win the Stanley Cup. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hawks Get Kane, Toews Back

Chicago preparing for St. Louis in NHL playoffs round one


Jay Bouwmeester #19 of the St. Louis Blues shoves Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks to the ice in front of Jaroslav Halak #41 at the United Center on October 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blues defeated the Blackhawks 3-2 in a shootout.(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blues vs. Blackhawks Schedule Released

NHL office says first round playoff series to begin Thursday night in St. Louis.


Jeremy Morin #11 (L) and Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate Morin's second period goal against the St. Louis Blues at the United Center on April 6, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hawks Dominate Blues 4-2

Scoring drought continues for St. Louis as regular season nears end


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Blackhawks Break Blues Stranglehold on Central

Chicago blanks St. Louis 4-0 for team’s first regulation loss in division.


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NHL Central Trade Deadline Primer

CBS Sports has Blackhawks, Blues well-positioned for playoff run.


People survey the damage in the Washington Estates sudivision in the aftermath of a tornado on November 18, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. A fast-moving storm system that produced several tornadoes that touched down across the Midwest left behind a path of destruction in 12 states. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Blues, Hawks Alums Prepare For Tornado Relief Game

“Skate Strong” benefit in Peoria will raise money for aid to central Illinois victims.


St. Louis Blues Chris Stewart hugs goaltender Brian Elliott after a 6-5 shootout win over the Chicago Blackhawks at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on December 28, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Blues Shock Hawks in Shootout, 6-5

St. Louis fights through injury, illness to top division leader.


Patrick Sharp in 2013 action (Getty/Jonathan Daniel)

Preview: Blackhawks at Blues

Chicago comes to town on heels of Patrick Sharp hat trick vs. Colorado


Jamal ayers hoists the Stanley Cup after Game Six of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Getty/Bruce Bennett)

Jamal Mayers Retires From NHL

Former Blues player scored 219 points and logged 1200 penalty minutes in 15-year career.