Blues forward Patrik Berglund scored his first goal of the seasonin the Blues 4-2 loss to the Nashville Predators in the team'sseaons opener on Saturday night. - Photo courtesy of Getty Images
Expectations are high for the St. Louis Blues this season. The team's roster full of young talent is one year older and the additions of veterans like Jason Arnott and Jamie Langenbrunner give the Blues leadership and depth at forward.
For most of Saturday night's season opener the Blues looked like the type of team fans have pined for. The Blues were flying around, controlling the puck and dominating play.
Unfortunately, despite out-shooting the Nashville Predators 33-16, the Blues dropped their season opener 4-2.
The Blues got goals from Patrik Berglund and Arnott and assists from captain David Backes and fan-favorite T.J. Oshie in the loss.
But overall, the Blues could not solve Predators goalie Pekka Rinhe.
Meanwhile, Blues goalie Jaroslav Halak had a rough go of it, ...