St. Louis (AP) — The St. Louis Blues are in the second round of the NHL playoffs for the first time in a decade, and the city's mayor is honoring the resurgent team.
Mayor Francis Slay declared Friday as St. Louis Blues Day. The Blues open the second round of the playoffs with a home game Saturday against the Los Angeles Kings.
The Blues beat San Jose to win the first-round series in five games.
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