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The Blues First Stanley Cup Final Since... Ever? A Petition To Revise History

At no fault of anyone alive today (no, not even the incessantly-fun-to-"boo" Gary Bettman), the NHL really screwed the St. Louis Blues out of an even bigger celebration last night. The series-clinching game was at home. The score line was emphatic (5-1). Laura Branigan's "Gloria" was belted from every tier of the sold-out Enterprise Center. We're now four wins away from having "St. Louis" (other than Martin) etched on Lord Stanley's Cup. What more could you ask for? Well, for the relentless Blues fans I call a friend or colleague or mailman, I desperately wanted the accomplishment to be the first for this devout hockey town. That is a rare joy we all could have shared.  

For all intents and purposes, 2019 will be St. Louis' first Cup Final appearance. Unfortunately, the bright idea of a past president got in the way of that being the truth. Though their was no negative fallout to these decisions way back when, their reverberations could be …