It’s tough to comprehend when you see the alumni roster that took center stage over the weekend.


Yes, at some point in their careers, even if it was for seven games only (Brodeur), all those names wore the Blues note on their jersey.

Seeing the alumni was a nice nostalgic consolation prize, yes, but it also speaks to what could have been for Blues fans.

This is a franchise that some might describe as snake-bitten in the postseason. After reaching the Stanley Cup Finals in the team’s first three years in existence, the franchise has yet to return, still in search of the oldest trophy in organized North American sports.

It’s also quite amazing when you consider the following head coaches have been on the Blues bench as head coach at some point in the last 50 years:

“It hasn’t been easy for them to come here (in the past), and this certainly doesn’t make it easier, or even possible at this point,” he told the New York Daily News on Monday. “It’s hard to kind of comment on. I don’t want to get in too deep, but it seems like it’s very straightforward and they have very straight lines of what the deal is, but I find still they’re confused about it, still a lot of confusion about what’s wrong and what’s not.

“I guess when a change like this comes very, not from nowhere, but when it comes down like it did, I feel like there was maybe not a whole lot of thought about how to work it out. It seems very straightforward but very confusing about how they deal with it.”

Zibanejad, 23, was born in Huddinge, Sweden, and played professionally Wholesale Jerseys From China in the country until 2012. He then spent time in the AHL in Binghamton, N.Y., before joining Cheap MLB Baseball Jerseys the Senators full time in the 2013-14 season. The Rangers traded for Zibanejad this past summer.