St. Louis fans will have to wait until Week 3 of the XFL season to see their BattleHawks in action. Well, if they don't want to travel, anyway.
Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal and two assists to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 Monday night, snapping a four-game losing streak.
Alex Pietrangelo after the Blues' victory over the Avalanche: "We've been piecing things together, but this is the first time so far this year that we've really played the way we wanted to the entire game."
Craig Berube after the Blues' victory over the Avalanche: "I thought everybody did a good job of just buying into the team game tonight."
Jordan Binnington says the Blues did a better job of playing a team game against the Avalanche: "We really just kept working and kept our heads down and played for each other and were predictable out there, so that makes the game easier."
Justin Faulk on playing with Jay Bouwmeester: "He's a steady guy. He's been in the league a long time. He knows the game and he makes it look pretty easy out there sometimes."
Mackenzie MacEachern on changing from No. 62 to 28: "It's definitely different. My parents don't like it because they got a couple shirts made with 62, so they've got to get a couple 28 shirts. It's a new year, so new me."
Tarasenko says this was the Blues' best performance of the season: "I think it was a great effort by everyone."
The rivalry between Kansas and Missouri, once the longest continually played rivalry west of the Mississippi River, will resume next season in Kansas City.
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