St. Louis natives Paul Stastny and Chris Butler certainly made their presence for the U.S. club.
After using a shallower model at the research and development camp, Brendan Shanahan indicated that the new nets might be tested during the preseason.
Police spokesman Ian Lafreniere says Chara is the last person they need to speak with to complete their investigation.
Nearly half of all concussions this season have been caused by legal hits, according to a league study.
The Blues’ faint playoff hopes remained alive with their third win in a row as Halak, a playoff star for Montreal last season, got back at his former team in the process.
The NHL said on Wednesday it would not suspend Chara for Tuesday night’s hit, when he slammed Pacioretty into a glass partition.
Shortly after the NHL announced it wouldn’t take further action against Chara, Montreal police were inundated with calls from people seeking to file a criminal complaint against the player.