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ST. LOUIS David Backes was searching for an activity to keep busy during the NHL All-Star break, and a decision to combine his passions of flight and animal rescue saved three stray dogs.
Last Friday, Backes, the St. Louis Blues' captain, participated in a seven-hundred mile mission to Houston with his wife, Kelly, and his flight instructor, Tim Voithover. Upon landing, they...
St. Louis Blues captain David Backes took some time Tuesday to make a rond-trip to Houston, Texas, and back to the St. Louis suburb St. Charles as a co-pilot of a small plane.
Backes, a flight student, went with his instructor and his wife to pick up three stray dogs in Houston to bring them back to a no-kill shelter in St. Charles. The Backes are advocates for animals...
Recently, there have come rumors around the league that St. Louis Blues right winger Chris Stewart is on the market and futher rumors that the Avalanche are interested.
Adrian Dater even posted a blog yesterday saying the Avs should call and try to reacquire the struggling right winger.
The logic is understandable, Stewart did love playing with Paul Stastny where he scored...
I don’t often engage in speculation about trade rumors much anymore, at least not in “print.” I know fans love to read rumors and sites that run a lot of rumors get a fair share of clicks, but one thing you learn is that most rumors never come true and quality wins out in the end when it comes to reporting.
That said, let me put on my GM hat here and advocate for a...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer Well past the halfway point of the season, the St. Louis Blues are in great shape. They return from the All-Star break with a record that's close to the NHL's best.
The Blues are 21-3-4 at home, leading the league in victories and points, and can build on that Friday night against the Los...
The St. Louis Blues have had plenty of time to reflect on how poorly they entered the All-Star break. Coach Ken Hitchcock hopes it served as a wake-up call.
Sporting one of the NHL's top home records, the Blues return to the ice Friday night to meet the Los Angeles Kings, who begin their longest road trip of the season.
St. Louis hasn't played since Jan. 24, the only team...
Well past the halfway point of the season, the St. Louis Blues are in great shape, and return from the All-Star break with a record that is close to the NHL's best.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Well past the halfway point of the season, the St. Louis Blues are in great shape. They return from the All-Star break with a record that is close to the NHL's best.