Blues Sign Lindstrom

The St. Louis Blues have signed forward Joakim Lindstrom to a one-year contract.
Financial terms were not released by the team, though the St. Louis Post- Dispatch reported it to be worth $700,000. A veteran of 97 NHL games with Columbus, Phoenix and Colorado, Lindstrom has spent the past two-plus seasons playing for Skelleftea AIK in his native Sweden. He totaled 23 goals, 40 assists and 72 penalty minutes in 55 games this past season. Lindstrom, who led Sweden with 11 points in the recent IIHF World Championship, recorded 15 goals and 18 assists during his previous NHL stint.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

18 hours 18 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Varsity Soccer Goalie Camron Shipley. Camron made countless saves in Washington's 1-0 win over Borgia Saturday night at Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School. The game was scoreless through regulation and two overtimes and Shipley only gave up one goal in the shootout. Camron has made 96 saves through 19-games this season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

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SPORTS CORNER

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As the Falcons finish up the regular season the team is looking to make their mark in the record books by erasing a tough start to climb above the .500 mark for the first time all year. The Falcons knocked off Missouri Baptist JV 2-1 to elevate their season record to 8-7-1. A tale of two seasons has East Central College winning seven of their last eight matches. Jake Erwin and AJ Bannister were able to score for the Falcons in the victory.