Republican vice-presidential candidate Palin to drop puck at Blues game

ST. LOUIS – Republican vice-presidential candidate and self-proclaimed “hockey mom” Sarah Palin will drop the ceremonial first puck Friday night at the St. Louis Blues’ game against the Los Angeles Kings.

The Blues say the Alaska governor and running mate of Republican John McCain confirmed Wednesday that she’ll make a stop at Scottrade Center.

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Palin has scheduled an appearance at a rally Friday morning at Missouri State University in Springfield.

The Blues said more details will be announced Thursday.