Brown and Tkachuk part of history at NHL Draft[more]
Matthew Tkachuk (left), who was coached by his father and long-time NHLer Keith Tkachuk (right), was one of five first-round draft picks hailing from the St. Louis Amateur Blues organization. Photo: Dave Sandford / NHLI via Getty Images
BUFFALO – Keith Tkachuk understood the importance of giving back to the game, which gave him a successful 19-year career in the National Hockey League. The Melrose, Massachusetts’ native who appeared in 1,201 NHL games with four different clubs got into coaching minor hockey in St. Louis, as a...