• Ankiel says he drank vodka before starts to tame anxiety

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rick Ankiel says he drank vodka before his first two starts in 2001 to quell anxiety after throwing five wild pitches in one inning during the previous season’s playoffs.

  • Tarasenko, Steen score late, lift Blues past Canucks 4-3

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen scored third-period power play goals to lift the streaking St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night.