Patrick Rishe http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis' status as mid-level market possible factor in Blues sale http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-status-mid-level-market-possible-factor-blues-sale <p>The <a href="http://blues.nhl.com/">St. Louis Blues</a> are for sale for the second time in six years, and a local economics professor says St. Louis&#39; status as a mid-level market may have contributed to the move.</p><p>Team chairman Dave Checketts put the team up for sale Wednesday night when he could not reach a deal to purchase the 70 percent owned by an investment management firm.</p> Thu, 17 Mar 2011 23:27:46 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 753 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis' status as mid-level market possible factor in Blues sale