Found December 19, 2011 on Hockey Fan Land:
My friends I have a confession to make:  Any time my St. Louis Blues put together two good games in a row, I think that this is the sign that the Stanley Cup patch will be on their shoulders come Spring.  Yes, I am a hockey optimist, however I do not think that the current play of the Blues and my positive feelings about it, can be attributed to this starry eyed tendency of mine.  After their admittedly ugly 6-4 win last night against the Columbus Blue Jackets (hey, a win is a win, 6-0 or 6-4, it counts the same), the Blues now have 42 points. That is good for 3rd in the Western Conference!  Wow, they are playing sharp!  Brian Elliot has been playing like an all-star in net and Jaro Halak has been largely good as well.  6-4 is a bad defensive day, but SIX goals!  The Blues, trust me, do not make a habit of scoring six goals.  That is good for two games, never mind one.  David Perron has been electric since his return and the list goes on.  Yes, this team is on the edge of greatness....
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