The Opening Drive

Voice of the Blues John Kelly

JK joins the show to talk about the opening night slate of NHL games, his biggest takeaways from one big night of hockey, his early thoughts on the Blue Jackets, Laine potentially missing Saturday, how tough the whole Central division will be, the Avalanche as clear favorites in the division and the conference, the underrated greatness of Cale Makar, his thoughts on the Blues defensive pairings going into the season, expecting a jump from Mikkola on that 3rd pairing with Bortuzzo and how important the return of Toropchenko will be for this lineup.

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