Nikita Alexandrov was the headlining piece selected by the Blues in the 2019 NHL Draft
On a high from which they will maybe never come off of, the St. Louis Blues are in a very enviable position as the offseason gets in full swing.
The timing of an NHL season is much different than other major sports. The playoffs run so long that by the time the Finals are concluded, the offseason gets going in a hurry.
I kind of grew up with reruns of Star Trek: The Next Generation. They were really my introduction to the Trek franchise, so Captain Picard and crew have a special place in my heart. Each episode, though a replay on cable TV, was new to me as a boy, and I anticipated what new thing the Enterprise would discover, or what new planet they would encounter. It’s one of the main reasons I grew to love science fiction as a genre.
This Blues season feels like science fiction.