Found January 19, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
The Detroit Red Wings will begin their 2013 season against the St. Louis Blues tonight (8 PM EST, FSD with a one-hour preview, beforehand, 97.1 FM), and the Blues have completed their morning skate, as noted by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Jeremy Rutherford... Looks like tonight's lines are 57-42-74, 9-21-25, 10-20-91, 17-12-15. #stlblues — Jeremy Rutherford (@jprutherford) January 19, 2013 The Belleville News-Democrat's Norm Sanders: Blues PP units. 57-42-21 with 27-74; 57-25-10 with 22-20 #stlblues — Norm Sanders (@NormSanders) January 19, 2013 And's Lou Korac: Continue reading "Red Wings-Blues game-day updates: Langenbrunner out for Blues, Mursak in for Wings"

Blues assign Porter to Peoria

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Detroit Red Wings look lost without Nicklas Lidstrom

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I usually try to write something up after a game like this, but after enduring a 6-0 Red Wings loss to the St. Louis Blues, one in which the Wings were out-shot by a ridiculous margin, out-chanced, out-skated, out-hit and plain old out-played to such an extent that I can only hope that this was a, "Okay, we're going to play one preseason game, get our asses kicked incredibly...

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Rookie nets 2 in NHL debut to lift Blues

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Grand Rapids Griffins and Rockford Ice Hogs Bench-Clearing Brawl

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Blues host Wings in opener

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