Updated at 5:00 pm with statement from Keith Tkachuk.
Updated at 2:25 pm with statement from Blues president John Davidson.
Updated at 11:10 am with information about death of another former Blues player.
Two former St. Louis Blues players were among those killed this morning in the crash of a Russian passenger jet that was carrying members of a Russian professional hockey team.
One of the top American-born hockey players is on his way to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.
Keith Tkachuk's induction will take place later this fall. His inclusion in the shrine to U.S. hockey, located in Minnesota, was announced today.
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