Monday, January 14, 2013
The St. Louis Blues open the NHL season Saturday at home against the Detroit Red Wings. Is a third lockout in 20 years the last straw for hockey fans?
As fans entered Scottrade Center Sunday for the first St. Louis Blues hockey club's practice following a four month lockout, they were invited to pick up placards with the familiar "Let's Go Blues" cheer. Jack Gillette and his daughter Joanie, of St. Peters, didn't need the freebie. They came prepared with their own sign, designed by Jack's wife Michelle with a slogan that pretty much summed up fan sentiment: "It's About Pucking Time." The team estimates about 5500 fans came out to the free practice Sunday, followed by a Q&A session with players. The fans in the stands talked about the team's new Russian sensation Vladimir Tarasenko, but also how Tom Stillman, the new owner with ties to the Ladue-Frontenac area, was among the first in the …
Friday, August 24, 2012
Al MacInnis and Bernie Federko will be at the hockey game, scheduled for Saturday at 6 p.m.
Alumni from the St. Louis Blues will be in Oakville Saturday night for an exhibition game at the FSI Shark Tank, 6297 Lemay Ferry Road. The game will feature former Blues Bob Hess, Scott Mellanby, Tyson Nash, Terry Yake, John Wensink, Jamie Rivers, Dwight Scofield, Reed Low, Larry Patey, Mike Zuke and Kelly Chase. Tony Twist will also be attending. The alumni will be playing the ‘Old Sharks’ of the Meramec Sharks Hockey Club. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased from the Meramec Sharks website.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Mandatory education combined with supplemental instruction and reference materials will hopefully lessen the danger and impact of concussion-related sports injuries.
Mandatory education combined with supplemental instruction is the biggest key to Missouri’s new concussion legislation, according to Dr. Mark Halstead, team physician for the St. Louis Rams and the concussion consultant for the St. Louis Blues. (Read Part 1 of this series: please click here) “The biggest things we can do with concussions are to better recognize the signs and symptoms, and discuss appropriate ways to deal with them after a concussion occurs,” said Halstead, Director of the Sports Concussion Program at Washington University. “As long as we can continue to educate people at all levels—parents, coaches, athletes, teachers, athletic directors, etc.— we will be able to make a difference.” Under the new law, education is required…
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
From war and hockey to pink parades and Valentines, take your pick of fun family activities for this week.
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Wednesday, February 9, 2011
With plenty of free family activities, from war and hockey to pink parades and Valentines, this week is the perfect time to grab those kids and go out for some fun.