Led by Kelly Chase, a delegation of St. Louis Blues alums traveled to Slovakia this week to honor the memory of their late teammate.
Plus: Bits on the hideously bad contract the Phillies gave Ryan Howard; Cards' opportunities; and former Mizzou RB Henry Josey.
The Blues forward is a guest of PGA of America president Ted Bishop.
Hall of Famer turns 50 on Saturday. Gretzky, Shanny, Pronger and others reminisce about the man, the mouth and more.
Paul will follow footsteps of his father and brother when he takes the ice for the Blues.
The St. Louis Blues annonced today that they have officially signed Jaroslav Halak to a four year deal worth a reported 15 million dollars.
The deal is structured as follows:
Year one: $2.75 million
Year two: $3.50 million
Year three: $4.25 million
Year four: $4.50 million
The cap hit will be $3.75 million per year for each of the four years.
Halak's camp said they didn't file for salary arbitration because they wanted to negotiate without a deadline.
In other news...
Defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo has been re-signed for two years at $4.25 million. That's a cap hit of $2.125 per season.
Tough guy Cam Janssen has signed a one-year $600k contract extension. There is no word on how this will effect contract negotiations with Blues' enforcer, D.J. King.