Found September 18, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
Follow me on Twitter, @HockeybuzzBlues The NHL preseason is officially in full swing with multiple games a night on the docket. Tonight the St. Louis Blues take on the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Amway Center in Orlando, FL. Last the Note were in Orlando to play Tampa was September 21st, 2011. Current Bolts netminder Ben Bishop was still with his hometown Blues at the time. He made 21 saves...
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