Found September 18, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
PLAYERS: David Backes
TEAMS: St. Louis Blues
Follow me on Twitter: @JTQ_1   Share your thoughts how the lockout impacts the Blues on the the Hockeybuzz - Blues Facebook page!   - When most NHLPA members are asked where they will play next season they will provide a straight answer because by September 18th they're in training camp with a team already. With owners locking out players for the third time since 1994 that question and an...

St. Louis Blues' website is a player-free zone

Let's face it: the lockout's only a few days old, and already it sucks. What more reminder can we need? Well, as our friends at The Pensblog found out, the NHL's team pages are as blank as blank can be when it comes to members of the NHLPA. While not as blank as the Pens' site, the Blues have replaced David Backes' face with a stylized Blue Note. Witness: Well...

Patrik Berglund to play with Västerås HK

No one has ever said that Google Translate is perfect. In fact, it usually churns out some of the best butcheries of two different languages at once. Needless to say that wit the NHL lockout underway, players are heading overseas and people are trying to read press releases on foreign websites. It's nothing less than amazing. Patrik Berglund will be playing with VIK Västerås...

Brian Huddle: Top 10 Prospects: St. Louis Blues

Follow @BrianHuddle St. Louis owns one elite prospect, two very good ones, and then the crop drops after that. They have some skill, grit and a lot of character in the pipeline, with a lot of their kids being seen as "projects". While St. Louis is still fairly young, they have some time to let the kids grow. 1. Vladimir Tarasenko, Right Wing SKA, KHL 16th Overall...

Jeff Quirin: Report: Tarasenko Picks KHL, SKA St. Petersburg Over AHL, Peoria

Follow me on Twitter: @JTQ_1   Share your thoughts how the lockout impacts the Blues on the the Hockeybuzz - Blues Facebook page! - Two years it took the St. Louis Blues to pry their top prospect out of the cold, vice like grip of the KHL. In only a few weeks they grabbed him by the shoulder and pulled him back as labor strife cut his tether to the NHL. As reported...

NHL lockout is happening whether the fans like it or not

It's nice to be loved, isn't it? All of a sudden, hockey fans are the center of PR messages from the league and spiffy videos from the NHLPA (featuring David Backes!) explaining why people won't be going to any pre-season games this month, or NHL hockey games in general for quite some time. [youtube]RCW0VsfR9FM[/youtube] I feel loved now, don't you? I mean, these...

NHLPA Has Their Own PR Move Today, Release Video to Fans

This morning, it was the League offering their own statement on their stance of the lockout that commenced at 12:01 a.m. this morning.Now, the NHLPA has released a video that features players like David Backes, Jonathan Toews and Sidney Crosby talking about how this is an "Owners lockout" and the sacrifice they've made and are willing to make. Enough of the PR propaganda...
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