Found January 13, 2013 on
Many St. Louis Blues fans wondered what the fan reaction would be like now that the NHL lockout is over. Would the fans come back or would they protest in anger over the dispute that took place between the player and owners?
In St. Louis, the fans look to be coming back in droves to see their Blues. The Blues had their first official practice of the shortened 2013 season on Sunday morning and made it available for viewing to the public at the Scottrade Center.
Judging by the 5,500 fans who showed up, it looks like the Scottrade Center will be filled up starting with the team's opener on Saturday, January 19th against the Detroit Red Wings.
In St. Louis, hockey is not dead.
55-hundred on hand at Scottrade to watch the Blues first practice.The fans are forgiving twitter.com/reneknottsport…
— Rene Knott (@reneknottsports) January 13, 2013
There is a buzz surrounding the Blues in the St. Louis area. Coming a second round appearance in the playoffs a season ago, the fan-bas...
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