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Brian Elliott (Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

Brian Elliott May Want Out of St. Louis

Those concerned with the state of Blues goaltending — Martin Brodeur’s age and Jake Allen’s inexperience — may have to deal with that angst for longer than they initially wanted. […]

Shattenkirk was acquired by the Blues in February 2011 (bridgetds/Flickr)

In Transition: Kevin Shattenkirk is Starting to Take Over St. Louis Blue Line

The St. Louis Blues are finding ways to win through adversity this season. Whether it be due to injuries or questionable passing and team defense, the Blues have shown how talented […]

by · December 9, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues
Cole has the second best plus/minus among Blues defensemen (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Depth Becoming a Factor

Once upon a time, the St. Louis Blues were struggling to receive secondary scoring throughout the lineup. Luckily, one line was planting pucks past goaltenders more often than an annoying […]

by · December 9, 2014 · 1 comment · St Louis Blues
Martin Brodeur

Martin Brodeur’s Faceoff Against Ageism

With a résumé as amazing as Martin Brodeur’s one really has to stretch to find fault with the Blues signing the Hall-of-Famer. The deal is cheap against the cap too […]

Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Pep Talk: Composed Defense Leads to Balanced Scoring

Pep Talk is a semi-regular series where current Blues playing trends are discussed in a constructive way. Find more musings about your St. Louis Blues by following Mike Poepping on Twitter: […]

Brodeur took a leave of absence from the Blues last week. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Martin Brodeur’s Road to 700 Wins

On Thursday night, the New Jersey Devils battled the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre. Martin Brodeur was in net that night… but not for the Devils. For […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
Brodeur took a leave of absence from the Blues last week. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Marty Party On Hold: Legend Brodeur Fails to Win Blues Debut

I can already hear Blues fans, after one game against a top offense, deride the addition of Martin Brodeur. Such is the condition of Blues fandom. However, for a guy […]

Martin Brodeur makes a save in Blues practice on Dec. 1, 2014 (TSN Photography)

Part 3 of 3: The Fan’s Guide to the Blues Impressive Depth Chart

The St. Louis Blues have quickly made a name for themselves this year, being considered among the top NHL teams before the season even started, then stalling out of the […]

Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

More Than Jake: Blues’ Allen Needs to Play His Cards Right

The addition of Martin Brodeur to the Blues’ goaltending corps presents a few potentially awkward scenarios. One of those is the progression and development of Jake Allen, the unofficial goalie […]

Martin Brodeur makes a save in Blues practice on Dec. 1, 2014 (TSN Photography)

The Martin Brodeur Effect: The Future of the Blues’ Goaltending

The Ice Zone at the St. Louis Outlet Mall, the St. Louis Blues practice facility, features a ring of players’ names and numbers who have donned the Bluenote and have […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
Martin Brodeur (Andy Martin Jr)

The Martin Brodeur Era Begins in St. Louis

Although not entirely shocking, Martin Brodeur has signed with the St. Louis Blues. The all-time leader in wins and shutouts is donning a different sweater other than the Devils for […]

by · December 2, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Brodeur is arguably the most storied goaltender in NHL history (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues’ Allen Should Embrace Brodeur’s Presence

Whether or not Martin Brodeur becomes a mainstay for the St. Louis Blues, his presence in team practices the past few days was and is hopefully being used as a […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 6 comments · St Louis Blues