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Ken Wilson talks best Blues calls, how ‘Oh Baby’ started, Alumni Game

Ken Wilson talks best Blues calls, how ‘Oh Baby’ started, Alumni Game

Legendary St. Louis Blues broadcaster Ken Wilson joined The Hollywood Casino Press Box on Thursday.
Wilson discussed how he started broadcasting in St. Louis, his most memorable moments calling Blues games, how his "Oh Baby" catchphrase started, his memories of Brett Hull and more.
How excited are you to watch the Winter Classic Alumni Game?
"Of all those players...only two did I not broadcast. Larry Patey and Bruce Affleck. But every other one, I broadcast for. I'm pretty excited "The Great One" is going to be there as well. "
How do you remember the Wayne Gretzky era in St. Louis?
"It was pretty surprising Wayne ended up in a Blues sweater. That entire era with Mike Kennan was fascinating. Gretzky is Gretzky. There are few people in the world...that match up to Wayne not only as a player, but a person. I didn't know him very well...but when he came to the Blues...(he was very friendly to me and remembered my name). I think people should be thrilled being able to watch him again (in t

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