Blues fans have been clamoring for a “pure goal scorer” for years, dating back to the post-Brett Hull era. Plenty of offensive stalwarts have worn the Note since then — including Pierre Turgeon, Keith Tkachuk and Pavol Demitra — but fans have thirsted for a true sniper, a feared predator. Maybe, just maybe, Vladimir Tarasenko … Read more
Blues general manager Doug Armstrong did his best to make his team more mobile and dynamic over the summer. Last season’s Blues were fierce competitors because players like David Backes, Vladimir Sobotka and Brenden Morrow would be ravaging puck-moving defensemen all game long in the offensive zone. Exiting the defensive zone wasn’t going to come … Read more
ST. LOUIS – On this day 49 years ago the final piece of the Gateway Arch was put into place. Construction on steel and concrete monument started in February 1963 and continued for 32 months. It stands 63 feet, or 63 stories tall. Though the last piece of the Arch … Read more
Our next scheduled meeting will be the 3rd Saturday, November 15th 2014. It will be held at the regular time and place, 10 am. at the hall 212 Utz Lane, Hazelwood MO.
IAM Chief of Staff Owen Herrnstadt will be the first ever trade union representative appointed to serve on a U.S. Industry Trade Advisory Committee (ITAC). He will be serving on the committee concerned with aerospace equipment and will represent the IAM’s viewpoint as part of U.S. labor’s interests in the aerospace industry.The committee provides advice … Read more
Oscar Taveras just wanted to hit, to swing his bat all day and all night, because it’s what he loved to do. He wanted to hit in a cage or on a field, wherever there was baseball to be played, his unorthodox left-handed stroke connecting with a thwack just a little bit louder than everyone … Read more
If you havnt heard yet, Julie Natsch and Elizabeth Rooney are leaving GKN. Julie and Elizabeth are well known throughout the shop, as they are the two that head up the HR department here in STL. Elizabeth’s last day will be October 24th and Julie’s last day will be November 1st.