The St. Louis Blues are a professional ice hockey team based in St. Louis, Missouri. They are a member of the Central Division in the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The team was founded in 1967 as an expansion franchise during the NHL's expansion era. The Blues have enjoyed a rich history and have become a beloved sports team in St. Louis. The team plays its home games at the Enterprise Center, an arena located in downtown St. Louis. They have had a loyal fan base that supports them passionately.