"Two years earlier (1965), Lynn Patrick (the Blues GM at expansion) had been managing the Los Angeles Blades of the WHL (pro) league when he received a letter from St. Marseille's brother, a singer in town. The letter extolled the skills of Frank, who was playing for Port Huron of the IHL. Frank's brother urged Patrick to give him a tryout; Frank would pay his own expenses to Los Angeles and stay with his brother.Full Story
Thanks to my old buddy Patrick Houda, I have more on St. Marseille's career and his brother's involvement, including quotes directly from his brother. Be sure to read Frank St. Marseille's story.