Originally posted on Fox - The Hockey Guy  |  Last updated 9/24/13
The Blues had already established their intent to contend for the Stanley Cup.But the addition of fearless winger Brenden Morrow reaffirmed this. This team was already plenty rugged up front – especially with young power forward Dmitrij Jaskin showing well -- but general manager Doug Armstrong couldn’t resist adding Morrow at a bargain price.Morrow, David Backes, Chris Stewart, Ryan Reaves . . . if all these guys stay healthy, the Blues will be extremely unpleasant to play against. In his heyday Morrow was one of the NHL’s most respected wingers. He led the charge for Ken Hitchcock when he coached there. He captained the Dallas Stars to perennial contention. Blues fans remember him as one of their least favorite opponents. He earned more than 100 penalty minutes six times during his 13-year run for the Stars. He also scored 20 or more goals seven times.Morrow, 34, scored 33 goals in 2010-11 before injuries took a considerable toll on his body.But time marches on and the Stars jettisoned him to the Pengu
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