Pictures from the past in St. Louis sports…
Sunday April 23rd 2017

The Blue Note scores the Great One!!

It was like trading for Babe Ruth….picking up Michael Jordan…signing A-Rod…and all in one day….in late Febuary of 1996 the St. Louis Blues convinced Wayne Gretzky to head to the Gateway City and his arrival set off a frenzy of hockey hysteria that has probably never been equaled….here was Wayne’s World right on our home ice!! In his first home game at the then Kiel Center, a record crowd of over 20,000 saw the Great One and the Blues skate to a 2-0 victory over Florida….here’s one of many photos that appeared in the next day’s Post-Dispatch of Gretzky in that game…

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