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Steen returned to the lineup last week but couldn't help the Blues overcome a 6-game skid  (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

St. Louis Blues Looking for an Even Keel

Recently, Jeremy Rutherford tweeted out a comment from the Blues’ Paul Stastny. The words are enlightening and something many Blues fans think and fear: Stastny: “When we’re doing well, it seems […]

Paul Stastny Proves His Worth to Blues

Paul Stastny Proves His Worth to Blues

Paul Stastny has been among the NHL’s elite for some time now, but since coming to the St. Louis Blues he has been in a slightly different role than many […]

by · February 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Player Profiles, St Louis Blues
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Blues and Red Wings: Rivalry Renewed?

For sports fans of every city, there’s always that one team that the masses want to see fail. Maybe that team is always on the winning end of a hard-fought […]

by · January 16, 2015 · 1 comment · St Louis Blues
Oshie and the Blues' PK unit has been a point of concern as of late (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

TJ Oshie & Blues Look Forward to 7-Game Home Stand

The NHL’s first star of the week, TJ Oshie, has been on quite the tear over his last 5 games, amassing 10 points (5G, 5A, plus-5) during that time, but it’s […]

It's time for the Leafs to let Randy Carlyle go (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Randy Carlyle Fired; David Backes Scores Four

The Canadian Juniors are better than everyone else. [Buzzing the Net] After being on the hot-seat for what seemed like forever, the Maple Leafs have fired head coach Randy Carlyle. […]

by · January 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Shattenkirk was acquired by the Blues in February 2011 (bridgetds/Flickr)

Mathematics Don’t Lie: Blues Finding Offense Across the Board

Steen-Backes-Oshie returning to form At this point last season, the St. Louis Blues were garnering plenty of offense from one of the most prolific lines in the NHL. Alexander Steen, […]

by · January 6, 2015 · 1 comment · St Louis Blues
Oshie and the Blues' PK unit has been a point of concern as of late (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Penalties, PK Unit Dooming Blues

After what was the team’s most embarrassing loss of the 2014-15 season, a 5-0 defeat at the hands of the Colorado Avalanche, the St. Louis Blues entered the holiday break […]

by · December 28, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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The Top 5 Toughest St. Louis Blues Ever

As the St. Louis Blues find themselves in the middle of another mini-slump they hope to end on Tuesday in Colorado (if you can call it a slump at all, they’ve […]

The Kings have been a thorn in the Blues' side since 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
Justin Bailey [photo: David Chan]

Q & A With Buffalo Sabres Prospect Justin Bailey

Sometimes when a NHL teams decided to rebuild, the on-ice product isn’t always the best to watch.  I don’t want to use the term “force”, but fans are turned to […]

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Part 1 of 3: The Fan’s Guide to the Blues’ Impressive Depth Chart- Forwards

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 […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues
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Blues’ Tarasenko Poised for Breakout Year

Last postseason, the St. Louis Blues coaching staff witnessed one of its players break out just when it was needed most. Vladimir Tarasenko, who missed the final 15 contests of […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Player Profiles, St Louis Blues