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Swansea’s Clayton Keller makes NHL debut against Blues

Swansea, IL native Clayton Keller made his National Hockey League debut Monday with the Arizona Coyotes against the NHL’s St. Louis Blues. The Blues were the team Keller and his family rooted for when he was growing up and a large continent from the metro-east, located in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO, was planning on visiting Scottrade Center for the Blues-Coyotes game.

Prep Baseball & Softball

Mascoutah turning heads with fast start

The Mascoutah High School baseball Indians from Mascoutah, IL is among several unbeaten metro-east baseball teams. The St. Louis metro-east team has turned heads in southern Illinois with wins over Belleville East, Edwardsville, Waterloo Gibault Catholic High School, and Highland.

Baseball

Brandon Phillips is happy, Braves happy to have him

He was traded to the Braves just a couple of days before players began reporting to spring training, yet right away it seemed as if Brandon Phillips had always been part of the team, so seamless was the veteran second baseman's transition to a new clubhouse.

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Coyotes rookie and Swansea native makes his NHL debut in St. Louis

Clayton Keller, a Swansea, IL native who just finished his freshman season at Boston University, made his National Hockey League debut Monday for the Arizona Coyotes against the St. Louis Blues at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO.
Norm Sanders nsanders@bnd.com
Coyotes rookie and Swansea native makes his NHL debut in St. Louis 2:00

Coyotes rookie and Swansea native makes his NHL debut in St. Louis

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