And for the first time, the Crown of Fecal Matter will go to the loser of a Belt match.
Can St. Louis hold the belt? Can Chicago shed the hat?
One day after winning their first Conference III Championship Belt since October — ending the Stars first-ever run after just five days — the Jets have to go on the road to defend the title against St. Louis with the Blues less than a week removed from a 78-day run with the strap.
Can the Jets stave off the Blues from reclaiming what they see as their birthright or will a team with Evander Kane make like Kane and drop the Belt one day after winning it?
Tonight, the St. Louis Blues go on the road to St. Paul for their second Conference III Championship Belt defense in three days and the fourth Conference III Championship Belt match since the Christmas hiatus. Minnesota is looking for its first chance with the belt (and first chance at the belt) since a four-day run in October.
It took a shootout to do it, but St. Louis won the Conference III Belt from Chicago Saturday night in a 6-5 classic, setting up the third belt match in three days after the Christmas break as the Blues travel to defend their title in Dallas, still looking for their first run with the strap.
Tonight, Chicago travels to St. Louis to defend the Conference III Championship Belt for the second time in two days, after Patrick Sharp got hats and a belt for his birthday with the Hawks retaining by virtue of a 7-2 win over Colorado Friday night.
Let’s see how they stack up: