Next Man Up

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Zach Sanford is one Blue who should get more ice time in the wake of the Tarasenko injury.

Next man up is such a cliche. You expect to hear it from players any time a star goes down to injury. Were Sid the Kid to break his leg, you’d hear “No time to dwell on that. It’s next man up. We’re in a playoff hunt.” Were Clayton Kershaw to develop thoracic outlet syndrome, you’d hear “You know, it’s next man up around here. Rich Hill is like Clayton Kershaw-lite.”

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The Desert of Winter

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Winger Robby Fabbri is in and out of the lineup and not scoring when he’s in.

After a torrid February, the Blues opened March with back-to-back losses.

The team has come back to earth after their long winning streak. On top of the hockey world for an extended period, the Blues now look much more ordinary.

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About Face for Armstrong

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The streaking Blues have rescued their season and restored fans’ hopes for 2019 playoff glory.

“Well what do I do now?”

That’s surely the thought in President of Hockey Operations Doug Armstrong’s mind this week.

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