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Hitchcock gets one-year extension as Blues coach

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Ken Hitchcock will be back for another season behind the St. Louis Blues bench but two of his assistants won't.
   On Wednesday the Blues announced that Hitchcock as agreed to a one-year contract extension with the club.
   His contract in St. Louis was up after this summer after joining the Blues in place of Payne Davis early in the 2011-12.
   Since Hitchcock took over the Blues they are 124-55-20 in the regular season and he was such a hit in his first season that he took home the Jack Adams Award as the league's top coach.
   While Hitchcock will be back hoping to make a deeper un in the playoffs after another first-round exit, assistant coach Gary Agnew and goalie coach Corey Hirsch will not be back.

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