The St. Louis Blues announced Monday that the Vancouver Canucks have agreed to buy the Peoria Rivermen, the Blues' American Hockey League (AHL) franchise. The transaction is subject to approval by the AHL.
Out of respect for the AHL's approval process, the Canucks and Blues are unable to provide further details at this time.
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs