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O Canada, St. Louis is calling

Blues want Canadian hockey fans to root for them in playoffs

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Welcome, Canada!

Blues invite Canada along for the ride

Oh Canada! Need a team to root for in the ‪#‎StanleyCup‬ Playoffs? The Blues would be happy to be your team

  • 02:05 •

The St. Louis Blues want to be Canada's team.

The Blues posted a video to their website Friday, listing the reasons Canada should jump aboard their bandwagon for the Western Conference Final and beyond. Among those reasons are the Blues having the most Canadian-born players (18) of the four remaining playoff teams:

No Canadian teams reached the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 1970, the same year the Blues last reached the Stanley Cup Final. Based on comments from the website, it appears some fans of the seven Canadian teams are taking the Blues up on their offer.

Game 1 of the Western Conference Final against the San Jose Sharks is at Scottrade Center on Sunday (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports).

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