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Blues, Wings talk Premiere live today on NHL.com

Wednesday, 09.23.2009 / 11:07 AM / 2009 Compuware NHL Premiere

NHL.com

The Detroit Red Wings and St. Louis Blues will be featured on NHL media conference calls today. St. Louis coach Andy Murray will be available at 1:30 p.m. ET, followed by Blues forward Patrik Berglund at 1:45 p.m., Red Wings coach Mike Babcock at 2 p.m. and Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom at 2:15 p.m.

The calls will be streamed live on NHL.com beginning at 1:30 p.m.

The Red Wings and Blues will open their regular-season schedules Oct. 2 and 3 at Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm in the two-game 2009 Compuware NHL Premiere-Stockholm. The series is a homecoming for Lidstrom and Berglund, both natives of Vasteras, Sweden. Lidstrom will be starting his 18th NHL season, all with the Red Wings, and needs three points to reach 1,000 for his career. Berglund earned All-Rookie Team honors in 2008-09 after recording 47 points (21-26) and leading the Blues in plus-minus (plus-19).

For me, it's a great win for our hockey team and for a lot of people back in Columbus, especially our fans in particular … people who have been devoted to this organization, it's big.

— Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards on their win vs. the Penguins in Game 2, the franchise's first-ever Stanley Cup Playoff victory