Post Tagged with: "David Backes"

Report: Blues Will Consider Trading Key Players

Report: Blues Will Consider Trading Key Players

The St. Louis Blues remain a strange case. They’re perennial contenders, but their roster can’t muster even the smallest amount of playoff success, leading to pressure to change up what […]

by · June 21, 2015 · 0 comments · News, St Louis Blues
Salary Cap Means Blues May Have New Notes

Salary Cap Means Blues May Have New Notes

While the St. Louis Blues will try to find elite franchise players in the draft held from June 26th-27th in Sunrise, Florida, they’ll also be on the hunt for talented forwards […]

by · June 14, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
(Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Hitchcock’s Contract Extension Isn’t as Bad as Fans Think

The St. Louis Blues dropped a bomb on their fans on Tuesday, when they announced the contract extension of head coach Ken Hitchcock, whom many in the area thought was on […]

by · May 26, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
The Blues have a long offseason ahead (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

The Blues Best & Worst Case Scenario for Next Season

The St. Louis Blues once again overshadowed an impressive regular season with another early playoff exit, which leaves everyone from the front office out wondering exactly what moves need to […]

Ken Hitchcock answered questions from Blues fans on Tuesday

Will Ken Hitchcock Stay in St. Louis?

2014-15 was another season with a familiar result for the St. Louis Blues. The Blues lost to the Minnesota Wild in the first round of the playoffs despite having home ice […]

by · May 12, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Game of Numbers: St. Louis Blues Edition

The Game of Numbers is an exclusive THW series looking at upcoming milestones around the NHL. Each team will be looked at individually in three parts – individual player milestones, franchise […]

by · May 6, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Backes became a defensive stalwart under Hitchcock (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

The 2014-15 St. Louis Blues; Dissecting the Leadership Part I

A leader is someone who can pick his squad up at desperate times. He says the right things in the locker room and he brings his A-game in the waning […]

by · May 5, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Backes became a defensive stalwart under Hitchcock (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

The REAL Problem in St. Louis: David Backes

I have being trying to find words to summarize the Blues’ first round exit for the past couple of days and the best way to describe it is: lack of […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
The Blues have a long offseason ahead (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Change Imminent as Blues Make (Yet) Another Early Playoff Exit

The St. Louis Blues just can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to playoff hockey. Regardless of who they play or who’s on their roster they are either too injured, […]

(Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Tough Choices Ahead for Blues

It’s easy to be a pessimist, because everyone’s happy if you’re wrong — but you look prescient if you’re right. After a fourth straight premature playoff exit for the St. […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · News, St Louis Blues
(Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

The Playoffs are a 7-Game Series for a Reason

There’s been a lot of chatter surrounding the St. Louis Blues most recent “implosion” in game 3 of the first round of the Western Conference playoffs, where the Wild took […]

Vladimir Tarasenko (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Blues Look to Repeat Playoffs Past Again this Season

The St. Louis Blues are looking to reach new heights this postseason on the wings of one of the deepest teams in their storied history, but can they finally overcome their past transgressions […]

by · April 20, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues