Found February 01, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
Needless to say, the Detroit Red Wings will be seeking retribution this evening at the Joe Louis Arena when they host the St. Louis Blues in a rematch of their ugly 6-0 loss in the season opener less than two weeks ago. The Blues have continued their winning ways, going 5-1-0 since opening night and sit 2nd in the Central Division, just one point behind the conference leading, Chicago Blackhawk...
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