If you follow the National Hockey League at all, it is hard to ignore the fact that the St. Louis Blues have been one of the hottest teams in the league ever since they made a coaching change in the beginning of November. Their new coach Ken Hitchcock, is their 24th coach in team history and is the one that is taking them to the top of the NHL and into the playoffs.
Many Blues fans (including myself) have been wondering when the Blues would once again become a playoff contending team. At the beginning of the season, I always come up with a playoff bracket and try to see how close I can get to predicting the Stanley Cup winner. I had originally guessed the Blues would make it to the second round of the playoffs. And that was before they started to win. Now I have them as a contender for the Stanley Cup and a tough team to battle in the Western Conference. Read the rest of this entry »