I will always laugh though as some want us to believe that our identity is speed. And that's something that circulated since a lot of years. Those people aren't watching the rest of the NHL. We have some speed but clearly isn't our identity.
It's not all good because you're only spreading lies with this argument. The Blues have their warts, every team does. The only reason people thought the west was so much strong is all that they were expansion teams and sucked and drafted high for a long time and amassed big top players.
it's a different game. just compare the whl to the Q.