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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 […]

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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
The Blues are a team that can expect scoring from all four lines (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

Blackhawks Blues Series Will Leave Duncan Keith Black and Blue

So far the first round Central Division match-up between the St. Louis Blues and the Chicago Blackhawks has been full of great hockey, thrilling games, and plenty of OT time. […]

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Brent Seabrook Hit A Microcosm of Blackhawks’ Chief Problem

An impressive comeback from a 2-0 deficit in Game 2 was all for naught for the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday afternoon. Brent Seabrook’s brutal hit on St. Louis’ David Backes […]

by · April 19, 2014 · 1 comment · Chicago Blackhawks
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Rivalry in Round 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: Blues vs. Blackhawks

The St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks have been bitter rivals since the Blues first broke into the NHL in 1967.  They’ve had countless battles between the regular and post […]

Kevin Shattenkirk is congratulated by teammates after scoring the first goal for the Blues Tuesday night (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Inner Matchup: Momentum vs Star Power

When fans pile into the Scottrade Center Thursday night for Game 1 of the St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks quarterfinal series matchup, they are likely to see a much […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Steen returned to the lineup last week but couldn't help the Blues overcome a 6-game skid  (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Are the St. Louis Blues Limping Towards a Playoff Embarrassment?

There’s no doubt a mist of worry in the air around St. Louis right now, and it’s all been caused by the Blues sliding to their first 3-game losing skid […]

by · April 9, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues