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The St. Louis Blues may receive a shot in the arm on Thursday night as they prepare to face the Vancouver Canucks.
Forward Alex Steen, who has been nursing a concussion and has missed the Blues past six games, may return for Thursday night's game at the Scottrade Center, according to Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The Blues have won their last four with Steen out of the lineup but could use his speed and puck control against the powerful Cancucks.
Steen has passed all of the concussion tests and skated with the team today and if all feels right tomorrow, Steen feels he may be ready to go against the Western Conference rivals.
"We'll see. It all depends on how I feel, right? We'll talk to the docs and coaches obviously. For me, I just got to feel right."
Before the injury. Steen was among the Blues top players and was fitting in nicely with captain David Backes and forward Chris Stewart on the Blues top line.
Steen leads the team in plu...
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Former St. Louis Blues general manager Ron Caron has died. He was 82.
Nicknamed the ''Old Professor,'' Caron was a longtime assistant GM for the Canadiens and helped build the Montreal teams that won Stanley Cups in 1971 and '73 and four straight titles from '76-'79.
Caron was hired as GM in St. Louis in 1983 and spent over a decade in the position....
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Jaroslav Halak's return to Montreal could not have gone much better for him. He shutout his former teammates and his Blues left the Belle Province with a 3-0 win.
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Former St. Louis Blues general manager Ron Caron died Monday night in Montreal. He was 82.
Caron's death came one day before the Blues were set to face the Montreal Canadiens, for whom Caron served as an assistant GM during the 1970s.
He was named general manager in 1983 and spent 11 seasons with St. Louis. Caron was best known for a blockbuster deal that brought Brett Hull...
Daniel Sedin scored a power-play goal 46 seconds into overtime to give the Vancouver Canucks a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night in a matchup for first place in the Western Conference.
Alexandre Burrows had two goals and drew the decisive penalty for the Canucks, who have an NHL-best 59 points - three more than St. Louis. David Backes was whistled for boarding...
Vancouver Canucks center Andrew Ebbett is expected to miss the rest of the regular season after undergoing surgery on his fractured collarbone.
Ebbett was hurt in Saturday's game against Boston when he was hit by Dennis Seidenberg.
He had four goals and one assist in 14 games with the Canucks this season.
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Ron Caron, a longtime assistant general manager with the Montreal Canadiens who went on to become GM of the St. Louis Blues, has died. He was 82.