NHL All-Star Game

TJ Oshie #74 of the St. Louis Blues takes the ice prior to playing against the Nashville Predators at the Scottrade Center on March 21, 2010 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

New NHL Schedule Depends on New Labor Deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has released its schedule for the upcoming season – if there’s no work stoppage. The league’s collective bargaining agreement expires Sept. 15. The NHL announced Thursday that Los Angeles […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/21/2012

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Team Alfredsson Wins NHL Skills Game

Blues goalie Brian Elliott dives, but is unable to stop Patrick Kane’s shot.


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All-Star Elliott To Play For Team Alfredsson

Lone Blues representative selected by Ottawa defenseman.


Pittsburgh Penguins v St. Louis Blues

Sports Open Line: Mizzou Ranks, Blues Impressions, MLB Looming

On 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.

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St. Louis Blues goaltender Brian Elliott stretches before a game against the Calgary Flames at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on November 25, 2011. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Brian Elliott Named to the 2012 NHL All-Star Game

The 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.


RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 28:  David Backes of the St. Louis Blues answers questions during NHL All Star Player Media Availability apart of the 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend at the Raleigh Convention Center on January 28, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Canes G Ward Goes No. 1, Backes Picked by Staal

The All-Star game is hardly a showcase for goalies, but Team Staal will certainly have the home fans on their side.


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NHL Shakes Up All-Star Game With Unique Draft

Six years after a full season was lost, the NHL finds itself in a unique position of negotiated calm and unprecedented success.


St. Louis Blues David Backes takes a slapshot resulting in a goal against the Phoenix Coyotes in the first period at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on January 10, 2011. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Blues’ Backes Named to His First All-Star Game

Through 40 games this season, Backes has notched 32 points with 11 goals and 21 assists.


Alexander Edler #23, Henrik Sedin #33, Ryan Kesler #17, Daniel Sedin #22 and Christian Ehrhoff #5 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrate a goal during their game at Rogers Arena on January 8, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)

Blackhawks, Canucks Lead Remaining NHL All-Stars

Chicago already had significant representation as forward Jonathan Toews and defenseman Duncan Keith were among six players voted in by fans, along with Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang and Marc-Andre Fleury.



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