New NHL All-Star Game Format Is Absurd, But It Will Be AwesomeInstead of a long-winded rant about why this new format is stupid, let's embrace the madness and talk about how great it's going to be.
Tarasenko's Team Wins All-Star Game, 17-12But, defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk scored the only goal by Blues participants
Blues Hosting All-Star Watch PartyTeam invites fans to Ballpark Village to cheer on Tarasenko, Shattenkirk, and Elliott
Three Blues Arrive in Columbus for All-Star GameTarasenko (pictured), Shattenkirk & Elliott learn their team assignments
Brian Elliott Added to All-Star GameBlues goalie to replace injured Blue Jackets netminder Sergei Bobrovsky
Blues Get 2 First-Timers on All-Star RosterVladimir Tarasenko and Kevin Shattenkirk to play in January 25 contest in Columbus
New NHL Schedule Depends on New Labor Deal
Team Alfredsson Wins NHL Skills GameBlues goalie Brian Elliott dives, but is unable to stop Patrick Kane's shot.
All-Star Elliott To Play For Team AlfredssonLone Blues representative selected by Ottawa defenseman.
Sports Open Line: Mizzou Ranks, Blues Impressions, MLB LoomingOn tonight's Sports Open Line, Kevin talks to College Basketball Bracketologist Jerry Palm about Mizzou's ranking. The St. Louis Blues have quite a break with the All-Star game in just a couple days, and won't return to action until February 3rd. Host of Hockey Central on Sportsnet in Canada, Jeff Marek, joins the show to talk about whether the Blues will have enough to stay on top of the standings. Kevin moves onto baseball and talks to Craig Calcaterra of HardballTalk on NBCSports.com.
Brian Elliott Named to the 2012 NHL All-Star GameThe 6’3, 204-pound goaltender has posted a 15-5-0 record while he ranks second in the NHL with a 1.62 goals against average, .940 save percentage and a career high tying five shutouts.
Canes G Ward Goes No. 1, Backes Picked by StaalThe All-Star game is hardly a showcase for goalies, but Team Staal will certainly have the home fans on their side.