Found November 08, 2011 on Kukla's Korner:
As the title suggest, here’s just a couple of brief notes prior to tonight’s game. The Hawks will skate in St. Louis against the Blues tonight. Puck hits the ice at 7:00 pm (DST). Duncan Keith is expected to return to the line up tonight. Keith had missed the last 3 games after getting hit in the hand with the puck, early during the game against Nashville, a little over a week ago. I can only think that the injury could have been avoided if he was wearing my old Cooper gloves from the early 70’s (which I still have and my son makes fun of) with the “Armadillo thumb”. Seriously, his presence certainly has been missed. Before the game, Pavol Demitra will be remembered. He and dozens of others were killed in that horrific plane crash back in September with the Lokomtiv hockey team. Among his many Hawks ties, past and present. (Marian Hossa), also includes Coach Q. Joel coached Pavol back when he was the Head Coach of the Blues. Continue reading "Before Game Notes"

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