St. Louis Blues

Founded: 1967
Team Owner: Tom Stillman
Head Coach: Ken Hitchcock
Captain: David Backes
Team Icon: Brett Hull
Overall Record: 1639-1475-432
Minor League Affiliate: Chicago Wolves (AHL), Alaska Aces (ECHL)
Stanley Cup Championships: nada
Arena: Scottrade Center
Arena Capacity: 19,150
City: St. Louis, MO
Website: www.blues.nhl.com
St. Louis Blues

How did the Blues get their nickname? A song you say? That's correct. The team was named by owner Sid Saloman Jr. after W.C. Handy's tune, "St. Louis Blues." Two other monikers under consideration were Apollo and Mercury as those space capsules were constructed in St. Louis.


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