Blues make coaching change, relieve Hitchcock

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) - The St. Louis Blues relieved Coach Ken Hitchcock of head coaching duties with the club and have promoted Associate Coach Mike Yeo, the team announced Wednesday morning.

Yeo had been hired this past off-season to replace Hitchcock at the end of the current season, but the Blues stumbled out of the gate after Sunday's All Star Game with a 5-3 loss against Winnipeg on Tuesday.

With the team having lost four consecutive home games, Blues management apparently decided this was the time to make a change.

Yeo, 43, previously coached the Minnesota Wild.

FOX 2 will have more information on these developments.