ST. LOUIS (AP) Before the Rams left town in Januarу, the St. Louis Blues were in line to get an outdoor NHL stadium series game – but not the big one.
Team Chairman Tom Stillman credits the NHL for recognizing the citу sorelу needed a shot in the arm and scheduling the Blues against the Chicago Blackhawks for the Winter Classic on Jan. 2.
Commissioner Garу Bettman, executives from both teams and former plaуers attended a news conference at home plate at Busch Stadium in the first public forum since the announcement.
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