Monday, January 14, 2013
The St. Louis Blues open the NHL season Saturday at home against the Detroit Red Wings. Is a third lockout in 20 years the last straw for hockey fans?
As fans entered Scottrade Center Sunday for the first St. Louis Blues hockey club's practice following a four month lockout, they were invited to pick up placards with the familiar "Let's Go Blues" cheer. Jack Gillette and his daughter Joanie, of St. Peters, didn't need the freebie. They came prepared with their own sign, designed by Jack's wife Michelle with a slogan that pretty much summed up fan sentiment: "It's About Pucking Time." The team estimates about 5500 fans came out to the free practice Sunday, followed by a Q&A session with players. The fans in the stands talked about the team's new Russian sensation Vladimir Tarasenko, but also how Tom Stillman, the new owner with ties to the Ladue-Frontenac area, was among the first in the …
Sunday, January 6, 2013
The St. Louis Blues practice at the St. Louis Outlet Mall in Hazelwood. Exact dates for the beginning of training camp are unknown at this point. But details are expected soon.
The National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players' Association reached agreement on the framework of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement early Sunday morning, NHL.com reports. The league did not announce the start date of the season or the number of games each team will play, the league said. Those details are expected later today or early next week. The St. Louis Blues, who practice at the St. Louis Outlet Mall in Hazelwood, will begin training camp and be rushed into the season in the coming weeks. From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Although earlier reports suggested that training camp will open Jan. 12, and the regular season Jan. 19, the official start dates won't be announced until Sunday or even Monday. Also, while …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The St. Louis Blues hockey team is joining forces with Blueberry Hill to celebrate the Delmar Loop mainstay's 40th anniversary.
Blueberry Hill continues to count down to its 40th anniversary with events and prizes for patrons. Come to Blueberry Hill today between 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and drop your name and phone number in their spinning brass prize cylinder for your chance to win free tickets to a pre-season St. Louis Blues game as part of the 40 day countdown to Blueberry Hill’s 40th Anniversary bash Sept. 8 The winner will be notified on Blueberry Hill’s Facebook page and via telephone Friday, Aug. 17.
Friday, May 11, 2012
The St. Louis Blues, which use IceZone at St. Louis Mills in Hazelwood as a practice facility, is now beer distributor Tom Stillman and a local ownership group's responsibility.
When local business man Tom Stillman took to the microphone at the Scottrade Center Thursday, it marked the first time in more than a decade, the St. Louis Blues will be in local hands. It's not since Kiel Center Partners, under the watchful eyes of Mark Sauer and Jerry Ritter, ran the show in 1991-1999 could the Blues fully say they belonged to good Ol' St. Louie. The St. Louis Blues have battled the tides of changing economies and different places in the standings since the days when insurance magnate Sidney Salomon brought professional hockey to St. Louis for the 1966-67 season. An array of different owners with varying personalities ran the show first at the old Arena on Oakland Avenue, of which the named changed to the Checker Dome in…
Hear strait from the owner's mouth his plans for the team moving forward.
The St. Louis Blues, which uses IceZone at St. Louis Mills in the City of Hazelwood as a practice facility, is now beer distributor Tom Stillman and a local ownership group's responsibility. At various times throughout the year, fans can flock to the rink to watch the team practice, have autographs signed and take photographs with players. The team has also been active in the Hazelwood community, hosting a blood drive earlier in the year. Remember you can like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HazelwoodPatch. Don't forget to visit Twitter: twitter.com/HazelwoodPatch, or signup for the Hazelwood Patch newsletter here.
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Take a look back at Thursday's loss against the Blackhawks and tell 'Patch' in our poll if the Blues can take it all the way.
The Blues' shutout streak came to an end Thursday in Chicago, where the Blackhawks' Bryan Bickell scored with 9:22 left in the first period. The 4-3 loss leaves St. Louis still at the top of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League, just 8 points ahead of the Nashville Predators. The Blues hosts its official practices at the IceZone at St. Louis Mills in the City of Hazelwood. The Blues will play the Columbus Blue Jackets at Scottrade Center at 7 p.m. Remember you can like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HazelwoodPatch. Don't forget to visit Twitter: twitter.com/HazelwoodPatch, or signup for the Hazelwood Patch newsletter here.
Saturday, December 11, 2010
Five things to do around Hazelwood for the weekend of Dec. 11 - 12.
Saturday Holidays at the Mills Baby Boot Camp Stroller Fitness 2010 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratorical Contest Old St. Nick at the Hazelwood Community Center Old St. Nick will soon be making his seasonal visit to the Hazelwood Community Center. Come take a picture with Santa and let him know what you want this Christmas on Dec. 11 from 10:30am - Noon. The Hazelwood Community Center is located at White Birch Park. The photo fee is $2 for residents and $3 for visitors. Pictures are open to children, all ages, and pets. Refreshments will be served. Sunday St. Louis Blues 5th annual Rink Tour The St. Louis Blues are holding their 5th annual Rink Tour. Come out to IceZone at St. Louis Mills Mall, to meet some of your …
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Players will pose for pictures, meet and greet fans at St. Louis Mills Mall.
For the fifth consecutive year, the St. Louis Blues are visiting local ice rinks throughout the bi-state area for autograph sessions. The program, known as Rink Tours, will be on Sunday, Dec. 12 and will feature autograph signings from 11 a.m. until noon. A list of the rinks and players scheduled to appear at each rink is below. Check the Blues web site often as details of each event are subject to change. St. Louis Mills IceZone 5555 St. Louis Mills Blvd., Hazelwood, MO 63042 Ty Conklin, Eric Brewer, Tony Twist Affton Ice Rink 10300 Gravois Rd., Affton, MO 63123 Erik Johnson, Carlo Colaiacovo, Rick Zombo East Alton Ice Rink 631 Lewis & Clark Blvd., East Alton, IL 62024 Cam Janssen, B.J. Crombeen Fenton Ice Rink 1771 Gilsinn, Fenton…