Why the St. Louis Blues use 'Gloria' as their celebration song

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Why the St. Louis Blues use 'Gloria' as their celebration song
Why the St. Louis Blues use 'Gloria' as their celebration song

For every home win during this year's magical St. Louis Blues run to the Stanley Cup Final, one song echoes off the walls of the Enterprise Center: Laura Branigan's 1982 smash hit, “Gloria.” The origin of the team's use of the song takes place off the ice and a long ways from St. Louis, at Jacks NYB, a small hole-in-the-wall bar in Philadelphia. Five Blues players were in town, watching the Chicago Bears play the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC wild card round back in January. Allegedly, a club member repeatedly yelled, “Play Gloria!” and the bar went crazy as the DJ continued to oblige during every commercial break. Apparently, the players marveled at the spectacle so much that they brought the

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