What Each NHL Team Should Be Thankful For This Holiday

Sidney Crosby

St. Louis Blues: Defense. The Blues defense corps is loaded. Jay BouwmeesterAlex Pietrangelo sounds like a Team Canada Olympic pairing, yet it is an ACTUAL defense pairing in the NHL. Playing Ken Hitchcock’s notorious system, St. Louis has allowed just 46 goals — tied with Pittsburgh for fourth-fewest, trailing just Minnesota, Nashville and Chicago.

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Pat Pickens
Pat Pickens covers the NHL for the New York Times, NHL.com and XN Sports.