Post Tagged with: "David Backes"

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, […]

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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. […]

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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
Shattenkirk has been a staple on the Blues' blue line (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Pep Talk: How Blues can Close Out Season for Deep Playoffs Run

The St. Louis Blues have put together another stellar regular season this year, and once again find themselves among the NHL’s leaders in points. However, this impressive run hasn’t always […]

Vladimir Tarasenko (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

St. Louis Playoff Picture: Time to End the Blues

While most of us are still practicing our Irish Yoga from St. Patrick’s day, the St. Louis Blues are focusing on a season that sees them with 45 wins, 95 points, […]

by · March 20, 2015 · 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)

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 […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues