Found January 06, 2013 on STLSportsMinute:
I never thought I would say this, but I can not wait to see a grown man in Zubaz pants wave a towel around.  If you are from St. Louis, you know exactly who I am talking about. Hockey is officially back, and every time the St. Louis Blues score a goal at a home game, he runs down from the nose bleeds and waves the towel. So many people believe that the lockout has killed the NHL. Well, if you are like me, a game of puck cannot come quick enough.  Sure the NHL lockout put a bad taste in the mouths of many, but true fans will come back and come back fast in St. Louis. The reason I am optimistic that Blues fans will come storming back is because the Blues are going to be a true contender in this shortened season.  Yesb a contender for the Stanley Cup, the one sports chapmionship that has been so allusive for sports fans in the city of St. Louis. The Blues have one of the deepest teams in the league.  Line-by-line, they have playmakers all over the ice. David Perron is finally h...

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