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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
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
Oshie (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

6 St. Louis Blues on the Hot Seat

There’s no doubt that the St. Louis Blues are preparing for one of their most exciting seasons in the club’s 47 year history. From new jerseys, great off-season personnel moves, […]

Paul Stastny is a St. Louis native (Icon SMI)

Beyond the Numbers: Stastny’s Fit in St. Louis

The adage the early bird gets the worm proved to be true for the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday. Paul Stastny stressed to the Blues’ website how important it was […]

by · July 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Free Agents, St Louis Blues
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Signings of Stastny, Lehtera Bolster Blues Offense

The St. Louis Blues just became a little more terrifying. After making 10 selections in the 2014 NHL Draft, the Blues added two centers to the NHL lineup on Tuesday. Jori […]

by · July 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Free Agents, St Louis Blues
Tarasenko was the Blues' best offensive player in the playoffs (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

All Time Top 5 St. Louis Blues NHL Drafts

The St. Louis Blues have a rich draft history that dates back to their first true NHL draft in 1968. Since then a lot has changed with the team, the league, and […]

The Devils and Kings shaking hands after the 2012 Stanley Cup Final (BridgetDS/Flickr)

Disrespect the Handshake Line? Disrespect the Game

What should have been a memorable moment in NHL history quickly turned into a disgusting act on the center stage of the hockey world. After what seemed like the entire […]

by · May 16, 2014 · 13 comments · News/Commentary
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T.J. Oshie: Shootout Stud to Playoff Dud

Just two months ago, T.J. Oshie was the toast of the country after he duked it out with Team Russia in an Olympics preliminary qualifying match. The Everett, Wash. native […]

by · April 24, 2014 · 3 comments · St Louis Blues
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St. Louis Hoping It’s Not a Case of Deja Blue

The 2014 Stanley Cup playoff run has been a roller coaster of emotions for the city of St. Louis. After Alexander Steen capped off a triple-overtime thriller in Game 1 […]

by · April 22, 2014 · 1 comment · St Louis Blues
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Tape2Tape: Seabrook Suspended, But Was It Dirty?

On Sunday, it was announced by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety that Chicago Blackhawks defenceman Brent Seabrook received a three-game suspension for his hit on St. Louis Blues forward […]

by · April 21, 2014 · 7 comments · News/Commentary