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Bluenotes: Player’s Send Message to Hitchcock

In a perfect world today’s hockey headlines would have read ‘The Blues Secure 4th Straight Playoff Berth’. That’s not the case in St. Louis as fans and the players are […]

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Kevin Shattenkirk Still Deserves Norris Mention

Though the St. Louis Blues are still trying to find their playoff stride with 6 games left in the 2014-15 NHL season, the team has recently welcomed back All-Star defenseman […]

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Blues’ Effort Forecasts Another Early Playoff Exit

In the post-game interview after the embarrassing 4-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks, coach Ken Hitchcock indicated that a “lack of urgency” was to blame “(mostly) for the team’s lack […]

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Bridesmaids Battle: Blues vs. Canucks

A guest post by Colleen O’Shea   Of the 30 teams that make up the NHL, 11 teams — about a third of them — have never won the Stanley Cup. Of […]

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Is It Time to Sit the Blues Bouwmeester?

It’s no secret, the St. Louis Blues have one of the deepest back-ends in the entire league. With nine defensemen to choose from every night head coach Ken Hitchcock has […]

by · March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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Blue Defensive Depth A Double Edged Sword

The defensive depth currently enjoyed by the St. Louis Blues is both boon and bane. Head coach Ken Hitchcock has eight healthy skaters to choose from in his defensive corps, […]

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Motivated Shattenkirk Just What Blues Need

Blues stalwart defenseman and early-season Norris candidate Kevin Shattenkirk is slated to return March 28, 2015 against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Coach Ken Hitchcock plans to pair Shattenkirk with the […]

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Pep Talk: How Blues can Close Out Season for Deep Playoffs Run

The St. Louis Blues have put together another stellar regular season this year, and once again find themselves among the NHL’s leaders in points. However, this impressive run hasn’t always […]

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Jake Allen is the Key to the Blues’ Future

‘Jake Allen is getting the start tonight’, a sentence that Blues fans are going to have to get used to hearing. Let’s get this straight right now, there IS NOT […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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Blues Look to End Road Trip on a High Note

The Blues have been riding a crazy roller coaster throughout the US and Canada over their current 6-game road trip that wraps up Tuesday night in Pittsburgh.  This particular trip […]

by · March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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Tuesday Trade Review: Drafting Logan Couture

Logan Couture has become one of the best first-round draft picks in San Jose Sharks’ history. Selected ninth overall in the 2007 Entry Draft, he has been successful in teal and is now […]

North Dakota loses to Minnesota in the semifinals of the Frozen Four. [photo: Josh Smith]

St. Louis Flavor in the 2015 Frozen Four

The 2015 NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament, known as The Frozen Four, begins Friday, March 27, features a bit of St. Louis flavor. Two St. Louis Blues defensive prospects, Jordan Schmaltz of North Dakota […]