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<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image ap"><span>AP</span></div><span class="caption-text">St. Louis Blues&#39; David Backes, right, sends Nashville Predators&#39; Andreas Thuresson, of Sweden, flying during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, in St. Louis.   (&#40;AP Photo&#47;Jeff Roberson&#41;)</span></div>
December 23, 2013 5:32:34 AM PST