UPDATE: Backes, Oshie, Pietrangelo Winter Olympics luggage found
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – St. Louis Blues players have been back from Russia for several weeks now, but some of their bags went missing. It was finally found Friday.
A spokesperson for the Blues says David Backes, T.J. Oshie and Alex Pietrangelo were all missing their team bags from the Olympics. The luggage was shipped to St. Louis from Newark via FedEx. But only 18 of the 21 pieces arrived.
Some of the lost items include Team USA memorabilia pieces that were to be used to raise money at an event later this month.
Backes notified the team FedEx called him Friday morning the bags had been located and would be delivered Monday or Tuesday.