Even as a youngster, Jon Hamm had the casual confidence and gravelly voice that jettisoned him to stardom years later as the lead of AMC's Mad Men. And here's the proof, courtesy of a 1997 movie clip recently published on YouTube:
It's summer. There's no hockey anywhere, and puck fans are desperate for hockey news. So the Blues decided to do their fans a solid and hold a Q&A on Twitter allowing their fans to ask head coach Ken Hitchcock questions by using the hashtag #AskHitch. But instead of asking about hockey, many Blues ... More >>
Imo's Pizza is celebrating 50 years in St. Louis this year, and boy, has it been a good one. Jon Hamm's defending (and eating) it on national television, Mayor Slay declaring April 8 "Imo's Day." You know how an Imo's pie should be cut, and you know the three delicious ingredients that make up Prove ... More >>
St. Louis Blues fans are blowing up Twitter this week as the team prepares to face the Chicago Blackhawks in the NHL playoffs. But one hashtag in particular is causing some confusion between hockey fans and casual tweeters.
When the United States Olympic Team began asking people to vote for the "Best Winter Olympic Moment," it seemed like a no-brainer to many people that T.J. Oshie's dramatic game-winning shootout goal against Russia should be the clear winner. Those people are wrong. Oshie became a national hero, dar ... More >>
They are questions that have been on the mind of every Blues fan. Was David Backes in that Netflix movie I just watched? Which French intellectual does Darren Pang remind me of? Why does Jaroslav Halak make me want to smoke meth? Well, don't worry, because Daily RFT has figured it out for you. H ... More >>
Brett Hull, one of the greatest goal scorers of all-time despite being a small, slow skater with blonde spikes on his head for most of his career, participated in a live, Q & A chat with Blues fans on the Post Dispatch's website Thursday - and it was pretty revealing. 1. Brett Hull is Still a Boss ... More >>
Sub Zero Vodka Bar (308 North Euclid Avenue; 314-367-1200) is celebrating nine years in the Central West End with drink specials, charity donations and of course, lots and lots of vodka! The party started last night and will continue into the weekend. See also: Check Out the New Sub Zero Bars at Ed ... More >>
At long last, the Blues ownership matter is settled. The NHL board of governors unanimously approved the sale of the team yesterday for an estimated $130 million to the ownership group headed by local businessman Tom Stillman. Other local luminaries in the group include former Senator John Danforth, ... More >>
This week's feature, "Pitch Sessions," revisits the quirky, self-produced local TV ads from the 1980s and 90s. Not only do I remember Uncle Leonard Lewis' corny one-liners on TV: I once spotted him at the Arena in between periods of a Blues Game. My dad let me go talk to him. I can't recall the dial ... More >>
Pavol Demitra was actually my favorite hockey player for awhile. He played for the Blues from 1996-2004, during one of the most successful periods in the team's history, before being shipped off in the rather, um, ill-advised dismantling of the team following the NHL lockout. So it hit me a ... More >>
I lucked out yesterday and managed to finagle myself a pair of tickets to the Blues game through a work acquaintance. Unfortunately, since it was a noon start (when did they start having hockey games in the middle of the day?), everyone I knew was working and unable to go with me. I briefly co ... More >>
Gretzky and Hull on the cover of Hockey News in March 2008.Two former St. Louis Blues hockey players and two of the best athletes to play the game in the past quarter century are reportedly teaming up to purchase the Dallas Stars. As the Dallas Observer reports this morning, Brett Hull and Wayne ... More >>
Missing: Brian Sutter's teeth and more Blues players in the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame.Need more proof that St. Louis is a "baseball town"? Check out the names (below) of the athletes and broadcasters inducted yesterday to the inaugural class of the new St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame. Ten of th ... More >>
One-time St. Louis Blue Brett Hull was inducted into the NHL Hall of Fame on Monday in Toronto. Hull spent most of his career with the Blues, from the spring of 1988 to the summer of 1998, before he signed as a free agent with the Dallas Stars. Although he spent the majority of his career with th ... More >>
Just look at how greasy his Blues hat is...Who else could, in 30 seconds, toss off references to Brett Hull, Adam Oates, Brendan Shanahan, Craig Janney, Paul and Gino Cavallini, and T.J. Oshie and still devastate your face with handsomeness? (OK, maybe Harold Snepsts could).
Well, now's your chance: Someone just listed a drumset on Craigslist he says was bought from (ostensibly, we assume) ex-Blues hockey player Brett Hull, an "8 piece black & brass emerald drum set." See below -- craigslist.org
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This former St. Louis Blues star has skated on some thin ice since leaving the rink
Unreal gets a headache over potential Botoxing. Plus, we put our carnivorous tendencies aside to pen an anti-meat poem.
Time again to take the year-end quiz
The only game this year