The Blues are skating, so Doug Armstrong fills in for Ken Hitchcock, the Rams try to keep plugging, and perhaps the most popular gift for the holiday season, the 2011 World Series DVD.
Listen in to this edition of Sports Open Line with your host, Kevin Wheeler. Hear comments on Mike Matheny’s changes to the coaching staff, you’ll notice a few new names. Legendary NHL coach, Scotty Bowman, joins the show to talk about being inducted into The St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame. Scotty also recalls his career, and discusses St. Louis Blues’ head coach, Ken Hitchcock. If you were tuned in to the Blues’ game last night, then you saw and heard about Chris Stewart’s hit on Niklas Kronwall. Stewart received a 3-game suspension, and listen in to hear from former Blue, and now head of NHL disciplin, Brendan Shanahan. Shanahan discusses a 2-minute review of this hit, and why Stewart was given this suspension. Also, hear from Blues’ defensemen, Alex Pietrangelo. Alex talks to Kevin about the changes the Blues’ have made under the management of Ken Hitchcock. .