The Opening Drive

The Athletic’s Blues insider Jeremy Rutherford

JR joins the show to talk about a palpable change in fan reaction to the Blues after 3-straight wins, the biggest changes to the offensive mindset, the ways that Krug has help the Blues and how he has overcome the situation from this summer, the focus on the powerplay making slight but steady improvements, the Blues running a consistent four lines–especially with the play of Sundqvist on the 4th line, Parayko & Faulk stepping up as a top pair, Vrana stepping up following his benching–but EVERYTHING still comes back to the powerplay.

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