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Oct 2, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Blues center Jaden Schwartz (17) passes the puck during the third period against the Minnesota Wild at Scottrade Center. The St. Louis Blues defeat the Minnesota Wild 4-1. (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Pep Talk: Blues Penalty Kill, Better than it Seems

Pep Talk is a semi-regular series where current Blues playing trends are discussed in a constructive way. Find more musings about your St. Louis Blues by following Mike Poepping on Twitter: […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues
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Fantasy Hockey: Nine Players to Add for November

One of the most difficult rules to abide to in the unwritten rulebook of fantasy hockey is being patient. Recognizing which players to show restraint with and hold, and who’s […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Fantasy
Masked Men: Blues’ Tandem Shining Brightly

Masked Men: Blues’ Tandem Shining Brightly

Is Brian Elliott a bona fide No. 1 goaltender? Is Jake Allen the next big thing for Canadian-born netminders? Both answers appear to be yes — a resounding, yes — […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
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Brian Elliott, Watch Your Back

Readers of The Hockey Writers and me in particular know I’m a huge Brian Elliott supporter. I’ve marginalized the idea that simply because 2014 goalie of the year Jake Allen finally […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Q & A with Jake Allen of the St. Louis Blues

Goaltenders often take the long path to the NHL — their development generally takes more time than skaters and it’s extremely rare for one to jump right into the league […]

by · November 6, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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5 Reasons the Blues Win Streak Is Not All It Seems

The St. Louis Blues are undoubtedly one of the major players in the NHL so far this season, and their current (and NHL’s longest) win streak is further proof. The […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 3 comments · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues
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Blues Goaltenders Shine in 3 Straight Wins

You know that feeling that takes over your brain when you see your ex across the mall, holding hands with the new guy? It’s a disturbing feeling, because you instantly […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Oct 23, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller (30) blocks the shot of St. Louis Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz (17) during the second period at Scottrade Center.  (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Ryan Miller Shines in First Game Against Former Team

The swing of momentum you see during the course of a season is something that analysts and hockey experts love to debate over. Was it Game A that changed the […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues, Vancouver Canucks
Jake Allen (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

5 Predictions for the 2014-15 St. Louis Blues

Yesterday, we previewed the St. Louis Blues’ upcoming season. Paul Stastny and Jori Lehtera look to make a difference this season while rookie goaltender Jake Allen has officially been given […]

Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

5 Things Fans Learned from the Blues Preseason

The St. Louis Blues and their fans alike are anxiously awaiting opening night of the 2014-15 NHL season, and the excitement is truly rising around the city. Thursday night cannot […]

Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Climbing the Hill: The St. Louis Blues 2014-15 Season Preview

The St. Louis Blues are much like the fabled story of King Sisyphus. The Ephyra king, who was a well-known adulterer and murderer, was given the mindless task of rolling […]

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The ‘New-Look’ Blues Look Past Jerseys to Focus on Playing Style

The 2014-15 St. Louis Blues will be sporting a fresh take on a classic jersey look (from the early 2000s) when they hit the ice in just over a month, […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues