Originally written on Hockey Fan Land  |  Last updated 11/19/14
As the long winter of our discontent comes to a close and the NHL season finally gets underway, it is time to consider where the St. Louis Blues are going from here.  All during the lockout of 2012, I had a hard time thinking about hockey and how my team would do, because I did not know if such thoughts would be in vain.  I was frankly amazed that they managed to pull it together at the last second.  Now I am free to think about it I am happy to say, so here is why I think the Blues improve even more this season and win the Stanley Cup.The Blues finished second in the Western Conference last year with an astonishing 109 points.  They took the NHL by storm and are predicted by The Hockey News to win the Western Conference.  Will they maintain and surpass what they achieved last year?  The answer is a resounding YES.  This team has changed very little from the defense heavy, corner battling, young and energetic team of last year.  Furthernore they should have key injured players like ...
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