Mound City Sports came about in September 2012 to offer coverage of the St. Louis Blues and add another voice to professional hockey coverage in St. Louis, aka the Mound City - an early colloquialism referring to St. Louis, which once featured numerous earthen mounds of the Native American Mississippian culture. Alas, only one mound remains, the Sugarloaf Mound in south city along the Mississippi River. Unfortunately, the NHL lockout delayed the Mound City Sports website until January 2013 when the NHL owners and players agreed to a Collective Bargaining Agreement, the lockout ended and play finally, and thankfully, resumed.
StL youth hockey had humble start
Small league at Steinberg began in 1961. More: St. Louis is awash in prime hockey prospects @Mound City Sports ST. LOUIS • Youth hockey in St. Louis started humbly enough: eight teams playing in two age groups of the fledgling Missouri Amateur Hockey Association, at the brand-spanking new Steinberg Rink in Forest Park. The year was 1961, 52 years ago, and StL …Read more »