June 24th, 2016 In Blues Prospects, St Louis Blues 0 comments

With the NHL Entry Draft this weekend in Buffalo, the St. Louis Blues will be holding the 28th overall pick to get their day started. In past years, St. Louis has stock-piled picks and has been fairly successful. In the last 10 years alone, they've drafted and developed the likes of Jake Allen, Alex Pietrangelo, Colton Parayko, Robbi Fabbri,...

March 7th, 2016 In Blues Prospects, Chicago Wolves, Editor's Choice, St Louis Blues 0 comments

If there is a player St. Louis Blues fans want to see more of, it's Ty Rattie. Rattie, 23, has four goals and six points in 13 games for the Blues this season. While Rattie's scoring numbers may not be much on the surface, it matches Magnus Paajarvi's, who has played 41 games, and his goal totals tie Dmitri Jaskin's, who has played 54...

November 23rd, 2015 In AHL, Blues Prospects, Chicago Wolves 0 comments

The St. Louis Blues reassigned forward Jeremy Welsh to their American Hockey League affiliate the Chicago Wolves Saturday. Welsh played in two games, a 3-2 win against the Winnipeg Jets Monday and a 3-2 shootout win against the Buffalo Sabres Thursday, for his first NHL stint of 2015-16. "I think I made a good impression on the coach staff, so...

November 8th, 2015 In Blues Prospects, News, St Louis Blues 0 comments

The St. Louis Blues announced on Sunday morning that they've informed rookie forward Robby Fabbri that he'll be sticking with the team for the season and not returning to his junior club, the Guelph Storm of the Ontario Hockey League. Fabbri was informed of the news by GM Doug Armstrong on the team plane Saturday night, following the team's...

October 29th, 2015 In Blues Prospects, Prospects, St Louis Blues 0 comments

One of the most exciting prospects in the St. Louis Blues organization is Ivan Barbashev. After not making the NHL club out of training camp to begin the 2015-16 season, the 19-year-old is playing his first professional season with the AHL's Chicago Wolves. In five games thus far, Barbashev has two goals and three assists. "It's fun," said...

October 13th, 2015 In Blues Prospects, St Louis Blues 0 comments

Magnus Paajarvi has not been a topic of discussion since being traded by the Edmonton Oilers to the St. Louis Blues in the 2013 offseason. Paajarvi, a ninth-overall draft selection by the Oilers in 2009, showed promise in his rookie season in 2010-11 as a 19-year-old scoring 15 goals and 19 assists. But since then, the Norrkoping, Sweden...

October 6th, 2015 In Blues Prospects, St Louis Blues, Top Stories 0 comments

There were multiple reasons that St. Louis Blues management decided to let Barret Jackman walk this summer. At the time, the 34-year-old defenseman was St. Louis’ longest-tenured athlete, playing in the city for 13 years. He had been through the best of times (winning a Calder Trophy in 2003) and the worst of times (a six-season long...

September 30th, 2015 In Blues Prospects, St Louis Blues 0 comments

The St. Louis Blues preseason draws to a close on Thursday night with a home tilt against the long time rival, Chicago Blackhawks. It will mark the last chance for a slew of Note hopefuls to 'make it or break it,' and it's sure to be an up-tempo battle on both sides. Players like Scott Gomez, Scottie Upshall, Colton Parayko, Joel Edmundson, Robby...

September 25th, 2015 In Blues Prospects, St Louis Blues 0 comments

The St. Louis Blues have been slowly turning their notoriously sporadic drafting around over the past 15 years, and the results are continuing to speak for themselves. From draftees like TJ Oshie (2005) and David Backes (2003), to Jaden Schwartz and Vladimir Tarasenko (2010) the Blues have shown they can find great talent that will become key...

September 25th, 2015 In Blues Goaltending, Blues Prospects, St Louis Blues 0 comments

The St. Louis Blues released seven players back to their respective Junior teams this past week: Luke Opilka, Sam Blais, Liam Dunda, Glenn Gawdin, Adam Musil, Vince Dunn, and C.J. Yakimowicz. Five of them were taken by the Blues in the 2015 NHL Draft including Opilka, the 18 year-old, St. Louis-born goaltender who now finds himself...

September 16th, 2015 In Blues Prospects, Editor's Choice, St Louis Blues 0 comments

The annual NHL Prospect Tournament wrapped up this week as teams prepare for and open training camps around the country. The St. Louis Blues were once again well represented in Traverse City, finishing third with a 3-1 record. Several top Blues prospects and draft picks participated and we'll see a few of them when camp opens here in St. Louis...

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