Good lord, the Kings again. These games never seem to end well for the Blues, but it sure would be spiffy if tonight's game did. Not just because it might serve as some inspiration for the team to get going and out of their rut, but because it would be nice for Corporal Todd Nicely, who the Blues are hosting today as their Wounded Warrior. Corporal Nicely was wounded in Afghanistan and is one of five quadruple amputees to survive.
"I look up to (guys like Todd) more than any one of my heroes growing up," Blues defenseman Barret Jackman said. "Todd is a guy that lost all four limbs and still goes out there and has a smile on his face and tries to make a difference. That’s a true hero. What we do is a luxury. What he does is a true inspiration."
If you get a chance, check out the post on Todd on the Blues' site. It puts things into perspective in about the sharpest way possible. The Blues are athletes; Corporal Nicely is a hero.
Let's do this. Win one for the Corporal. Let's go Blues.