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Demitra ranks 5th all time in points for the Blues franchise.

The Top-5 European Blues of All-Time

The St. Louis Blues have built a top-six forward unit the past few seasons that is mostly comprised of Americans and Canadians. David Backes, Brad Boyes, Paul Kariya and T.J. […]

by · December 19, 2014 · 1 comment · St Louis Blues, Top 10 Lists
Tarasenko and Lehtera played together in the KHL during the 2011-12 season (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

“He’s a Superstar Now,” Says Tarasenko’s Teammates

The story of Vladimir Tarasenko seems like a never-ending tale that delivers climactic scenes at every page turn. If he’s not scoring two impactful goals in his first NHL contest, […]

by · December 17, 2014 · 1 comment · Player Profiles, St Louis Blues
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Pep Talk: 5 Ways the Blues can Beat the LA Kings

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: […]

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Erik Johnson Shines in Stastny Return

For the first time in eight NHL seasons Paul Stastny was playing a game at The Pepsi Center in Denver CO without the Avalanche A on his chest.  The most […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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Blues Can’t Blame Goaltending This Time

So let’s really stretch and assume the St. Louis Blues will make another premature exit in this year’s playoffs. Crazy thought, right? Well, the Blues have three fully capable goalies […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 2 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
Brodeur stopped 20 Nashville shots in his debut, including 14 saves in the first period (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Report on This: Martin Brodeur is a Blues Fan’s Dream Come True

When I was a kid, one of my favorite things to do after rushing home from school was to turn on my Sega Genesis, switch on the TV and fire […]

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. […]

by · December 10, 2014 · 15 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
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: […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues
Brodeur stopped 20 Nashville shots in his debut, including 14 saves in the first period (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