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The Blues honor former players Pavol Demitra and Igor Korolev, who died tragically in the Yaroslavl Lokomotiv plane crash.
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The blues organization and also like to present the scoreless family. With a photo retrospect of I'll -- Gore's career. We got direct your attention to the video screen for a look at each -- time. As the saint Louis blues. Tackle the Neitzel was acquired and it's great -- -- -- back in 1996. Played in parts of eight seasons travel climbed to the team record books by scoring 204 goals ranking him sixth. 280 -- assess which ranks -- -- And 493. Points which places him fifth all time as a member of the blue note. What what set him apart. As many of our -- we'll tell you was as good a car and humble demeanor. How Bulls -- my -- and their two children. Could not be here with us tonight. But she sent a note to be read it to you tonight. I would like to thank the blues organization. And the great fans of Saint Louis for their prayers. In this very difficult time for our family. Saint Louis was like a homer Pavel and we spent seven beautiful years there. Used to say that if fast and it's showing here -- -- in Saint Louis. Because everything would just perfect. The organization. The fans. The players and their families. This city. And all are close friends. His favorite -- whether it was keep it shock. How was the happiness I wouldn't play with Pete. I'd also have to mention the name of -- favorite NHL coach. Who had -- Pavel. Joel Quenneville. Our son look at the board at Saint Louis. And I hope that one day he would be ready to fly there. So I could show him this beautiful city and all his dad's friends. Thank you from all my heart remembering Pavel. Love my job. Lucas and zero. That's because players would travel please welcome back is -- make. Big Walt -- job. Thank you John. I've been blessed to play NHL for nineteen years during that time I've played with or against. Thousands of players. It's some guys on -- forget what they did on the guys some guys forget. What kind of teammate there were. Some guys don't ever forget because they're just good guys. Who made you laugh. Made you proud to be a hockey player. Guys just want to be around. Pavol Demitra was one of those guys. Pavel was brilliant with the puck he played with a purpose. And he played with -- He was an all star. And as the winner of the lady being trophies. He obviously respected his opponents. And the game itself. -- a golf ball ball. Pavel was just to get man here. Is a great friend a great husband. Tomorrow. And a proud father Lucas is there. Okay. Collapse. The good times. Our success. All -- remains special. Because of the person -- to -- the ones. You won't find anyone in hockey. It's. Who didn't love him. We all miss them. Pavel like who know itself. You're always -- us. Thank you very much. Hit the ball well now present Jeff Horton no represented a -- your family as a former line mate and best friend of Havel's. With a personalized Jersey symbolizing -- presidents. As an -- -- player. In tonight's game. The blues organization would also like to say this photo retrospective of -- time as the blue. To -- to -- her family in Slovakia. We got direct your attention to the video screen for look at how close career as a member of the blue note. In memory of happily put the blues organization has placed a -- within edges of our hockey lives. All the -- concourse outside section 125 please stop by tonight. And viewed -- very impressive retrospective. On behalf of the Chicago Blackhawks at saint Louis blues and hockey fans here in Saint Louis thank you for joining us. In celebrate in the memory of these two fine young man. As they had a great impact on us while we were here. And they will be never forgotten in Saint Louis thank you. Well done. John Kelly very emotional leaving great here Scott trade center. And we will be right back to Begin this hockey game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the saint Louis blues. In Ken Hitchcock's debut as we remember Pavel and Igor.