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Just a cog in the wheel at St Louis Game Time, and part of the Beyond Checkerdome podcast for SLGT. Obviously, I'm a better talker than writer.

Follow me @CrossCheckRaise and/or the podcast @ByndCheckerdome

Beyond Checkerdome is available on iTunes, any other podcast app, and on

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  • NHL St. Louis Blues
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Beyond Checkerdome: Episode 11


Now with 50% more voices !! No Additional Charge! Here we cover the opening day roster, and what new rules are in effect this year.

Someone out there wants to protest the Blues?


Yes, there apparently is someone. And, like several dumb ideas of times past and times yet to come, they need to be mocked.

Epsiode 10 of Beyond Checkerdome


More notes from camp, what cuts have already been made, and a tangent about fighting. Yep, it's just about hockey season!

Beyond Checkerdome: Episode 9


GameTime's podcast celebrates the Pietrangelo signing, and we discuss camp and the future roster

Beyond Checkerdome Episode 8 is on the air!


Come listen to us discuss Prospects, Plan B, Pints, and Puck Legends.

Beyond Checkerdome: we've made it to number 7!


Another week's gone by, and we're sure to have something to say about it. Hops, Hockey, hacking, and head injury are all under discussion.

Beyond Checkerdome keeps chugging along; Episode 6


Undaunted, we tackle another slow news week the only way we know how. Also, a Central Division preview! Beyond Checkerdome Episode 6 is now!!

Episode 5 of Beyond Checkerdome!


Where we fill a slow news week with a conversation about visiting fans, being "that guy", and Hockey's Universal Language (hint, it's not Love).

Got some time to spare?


Waiting for Petro to sign? Us Too!! In the meantime, come check out Episode 4 of Beyond Checkerdome

St Louis Game Time has a pod - Beyond Checkerdome!


Episode 3 is now uploaded and ready to rattle the boards.

The Great Podcast Adventure continues...


Donut King and CrossCheckRaise are back for another swing. Let us know what you think!

Play like it's the last game ...


The Blues go into the Staples Center in a must-win game.

Kings Avoid Sweep, Blues Can Still Clean House


If the Blues can get the critical road win tonight, then they set up a possible elimination on home ice Wednesday.

The Blues are up 2-0, but will it play in LA?


The Kings have been a different team at home; the Blues are planning on the same results, though.

Blues Can Clinch Tonight


The Blues can clinch a playoff spot tonight, but only by focusing on the task at hand.

Two Points? We'll Take 'em! ROW? Never Heard Of It


Blues play less than their best, but eke out a shootout win.

Blues Face A Columbus Team With Everything To Lose


The Blues HEAD to CBus to take on the BJs. They can expect a STEADY STREAM of SHOTS, and hopefully a thrilling CLIMAX.

Blues Face The Toothless Wild


The Blues started their season-high 5 game winning streak against the Wild, and can push it even further against a goal-starved team.

GTGT: Watch Party for 04/12 CBJ game


Link is to the Facebook event. It's been a while, so why not have a watch party for the game at CBJ... The usual watering hole, Cousin Hugo's in Maplewood. The puck drops at 6, get there when you can.

Blues Can Bury The Preds


The Blues can push the Preds further out of playoff contention and help their own cause out tonight.

Brunch With The Blues


A chance to stifle the Wings' playoff chances in the last divisional meeting between these two teams. Ever.

RM: Blues Enlist New Faces Against An Old Enemy


Leopold and Bouwmeester in, Halak and Oshie out. Is it enough to defeat the West's best?

Trade Deadline: Slow start, Busy finish

A quick look at the trades that happened today.

Blues take a shuffled deck to Minnesota


Osh out, Jake in Awesome Town, but Leopold joins and Halak is back in Net.

The Blues face trial by fire tonight in Calgary


Here's a good chance for the Blues to prove that they are legitimately a hot team, and not just reheated leftovers.

Blues Take On the Kids 'n The Hall


Road Music: The Blues fight to stay amongst the playoff contenders, while the Oilers are knocking on the postseason door themselves.

Hot Blues take off to the Great White North


Blues face of against the NHL's version of a $50 T-Shirt.

Come Drinking with Laura / Hildymac!


Thursday night, before the game against the Coyotes, come pre-game with us at the Flying Saucer!

Blues Can End Ducks' Home Winning Streak


The Blues wrap up a 5-game road trip in Anaheim, where there is another winning streak that needs to die.

RM: Blues Face Not-Quite-Toothless Sharks


The Sharks may be in decline, but they still have plenty of bite to them.

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