Found April 10, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
PLAYERS: Brian Elliott
TEAMS: St. Louis Blues
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Sharks vs Blues First Round Preview: What You Need to Know & Watch For   Take a deep breath, it's not that bad...   Have Sharks fans broken out the Voodoo Dolls already?   The word from today's split practice session is that St. Louis Blues netminder Brian Elliott did not return for the second half of the on ice activities. Head coach Ken Hitchcock told reporters that the Masterson nomin...
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