As news broke that the NHL lockout had finally come to end, pending a ratification of the new agreement by the players, many St. Louis Blues fans wondered about the details of what comes next.
Still up in the air are questions regarding what the new schedule for this season will look like? How long will training camp be? When will practice start?
One thing that can be answered is that Blues players playing elsewhere during the lockout are going to start coming home and priority will be on wearing the Blues sweater.
Such is the case for Blues youngsters Jaden Schwartz and Ian Cole, who were both healthy scratches for Peoria's game on Sunday.
"@icetimecleve: Post-lockout shuffling ... Center Jaden Schwartz and D-man Ian Cole will be healthy scratches for PEO game today #stblues"
— Jeremy Rutherford (@jprutherford) January 6, 2013
Both Schwartz and Cole should be factors for the Blues this season, most notably Cole, who looks to be the team's third left-handed ...