Benjamin Hochman: The Blues are back and remind St. Louis what it missed about hockey

Parayko’s slapshot and Jordan Kyrou’s speed and that thing Jordan Binnington does when he quickly sticks his neck forward and pulls it back, perhaps an old habit or tick or calming mechanism after a close call. You remember just how freakily connected David Perron and Ryan O’Reilly are, like those twins you grew up with. You’re pleasantly entertained again by Robert Bortuzzo’s carefree attitude toward the forwards’ well-being on the other team. And you’re reminded how Jaden Schwartz’s scrappiness provides you with such happiness. A new season lets bygones be bygones, and while Justin Faulk was…

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