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Wolfson was key in bringing the NHL to St. Louis

Updated: February 4, 2007, 4:39 PM ET
Associated Press

CREVE COEUR, Mo. -- Robert L. Wolfson, who helped bring the NHL to St. Louis and was a part-owner during the Blues' early success in the late 1960s, has died. He was 88.

Wolfson, who lived in the St. Louis suburb of Clayton, died Friday at a hospital, Rindskopf Roth Funeral Chapel said Sunday.

Wolfson, Sidney Salomon Jr. and Sid Salomon III obtained an NHL franchise for the city in 1966. The Blues reached the Stanley Cup finals their first three seasons (1968-70) ...

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