Opportunity – Seize It!

Free Agent Center Martin Hanzal

Recently the salary cap for the 2017-2018 season was announced at $75 million. That’s an increase of $2 million over last season.

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They’re Dangerous Predators

Center Ryan Johansen plays against the Wild late in the season.

A 4-1 series win seems convincing. At first glance, you might think that. The Blues defeated the Minnesota Wild in Game 5 to advance to the Western Conference semi-finals yesterday afternoon. Four to one is lopsided. On the surface, it seems the Blues made relatively quick work of the Wild.

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Blues In Command (Still Anybody’s Series)

Jake Allen makes a save against the Minnesota Wild in Round 1.

I’m impressed.

I’m impressed that the Blues are coming back to St. Louis with a 2-0 lead in their series with the Minnesota Wild in Round 1. I’m impressed with the play of Jake Allen, whose struggles mid-season seem so far away now. I’m impressed with the timely goals of unlikely scorer Joel Edmundson, who has 1 less goal in the playoffs than he did the entirety of the regular season (2 to 3). And I’m impressed with the maturity of young players like Ivan Barbashev and Zach Sanford in the first two games.

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