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Blues' Brouwer won't attempt to emulate Oshie: report

Blues' Brouwer won't attempt to emulate Oshie: report

NHL.com Updated Jul 20
T.J. Oshie was a very popular player with the St. Louis Blues. Troy Brouwer is fully aware of that, but he hopes the fan base will accept him for the player that he is. Brouwer was acquired by the Blues from the Washington Capitals, along with...
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  • The 1990 Memorial Cup was the best of them all

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  • Memorial Cup winning goaltender Appleby hoping to use camps to …

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  • Blues’ Tarasenko says all he’s dreaming about is the Stanley Cu…

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  • Blues sign defenseman Benoit to one-year contract

    Blues sign defenseman Benoit to one-year contract

    NHL.com Jul 6
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  • Sad little T.J. Oshie fan gets surprise call, asks about his sw…

    Sad little T.J. Oshie fan gets surprise call, asks about his swimming pool (Video)

    yahoo.com Jul 5
    St. Louis Blues fan Libby Lu captured the nation's attention after having an epic meltdown over T.J. Oshie being traded to Washington. We felt her pain. (Admit it, you've been there. I melted down as a 16-year-old when Teemu Selanne was traded from Anah…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Shattenkirk, Lecavalier and Bozak trade talk con…

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  • Blues agree to terms with goalie Jake Allen

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