Originally written February 12, 2013 on Puck Drunk Love:
The 2013 season started extremely well for the St. Louis Blues. As we flipped the page on the calendar from January to February, the Blues held one of the NHL's best records of 6-1-0. Since then, there's been very few positives as the Blues rattled off five straight losses, several of which were of the blowout variety.  If you've watched the team's past few games, it's a mess. There's no intensity, no desperation and mental and physical errors from start to finish. Evidently, coach Ken Hitchcock's instructions have fallen on deaf ears.  Is it time for the St. Louis Blues to make a trade? They certainly could use some help at defense and, depending on Jaroslav Halak's health, a new face in net. Perhaps most importantly, the entire club needs a good old fashioned wake up call that a trade might provide.  Over the past few years, the Blues have run through their fair share of coaches. Andy Murray had the helm between 2006-2010 before making...
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