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Projected lineup for Oct. 5 in KC

by Chris Pinkert / St. Louis Blues

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues are headed your way, Kansas City.

Don't miss your chance to see NHL preseason action Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. at Sprint Center, when the Blues and Washington Capitals square off in a preseason contest just one week before the start of the 2016-17 regular season.

Tickets for the game are available now at SprintCenter.com and start as low as $15.

Vladimir Tarasenko, Alexander Steen, Alex Pietrangelo and Jay Bouwmeester will all make their preseason debuts in Kansas City. Jake Allen will start between the pipes.

Here is the Blues' projected lineup for Wednesday's game:

Forwards: Patrik Berglund, Landon Ferraro, Robby Fabbri, Dmitrij Jaskin, Jori Lehtera, Magnus Paajarvi, David Perron, Ryan Reaves, Paul Stastny, Alexander Steen, Vladimir Tarasenko and Scottie Upshall

Defense: Jay Bouwmeester, Joel Edmundson, Petteri Lindbohm, Colton Parayko, Alex Pietrangelo, Kevin Shattenkirk

Goalie: Jake Allen

Hockey fans in Kansas City are also encouraged to stop by the Power & Light District across the street from Sprint Center, where the ECHL's Missouri Mavericks will be throwing a block party from 5-7 p.m. with live music, giveaways, an appearance by the Mavericks' mascot and more!

"The game is growing so much in Kansas City, and we're just happy to promote it even more," Blues defenseman Joel Edmundson said last month after visiting Kansas City for two days that included radio and TV interviews and a youth hockey clinic. "I had a blast out here. Skating around with these kids, you realize there is a lot of (hockey) potential in this city. The game is growing, and it's awesome to see."

For fans that can't make the trip, action will be available live on KMOX 1120 AM, at www.kmox.com/listen and on Sports Radio 98.1 HD3.

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