Ben Frederickson: Captain controversy? No chance. O'Reilly aces first test as Blues' top leader

If Vladimir Tarasenko is still wondering why Ryan O’Reilly was named captain of the Blues, he should have observed Monday’s first day of training camp. There was Blues coach Craig Berube, barking out orders. There was Blues general manager Doug Armstrong and team owner Tom Stillman, sipping coffee while carefully watching for signs of on-ice chemistry from the roster they made aggressive moves to improve. There was O’Reilly, leading the way, like he has since Armstrong made the brilliant trade that brought him here from Buffalo to help the Blues become champions. Out there on the ice, O’Reilly…

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