Post Tagged with: "Jake Allen"

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
(Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Can’t Blame Goaltending This Time

So let’s really stretch and assume the St. Louis Blues will make another premature exit in this year’s playoffs. Crazy thought, right? Well, the Blues have three fully capable goalies […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 2 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
Brodeur stopped 20 Nashville shots in his debut, including 14 saves in the first period (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Report on This: Martin Brodeur is a Blues Fan’s Dream Come True

When I was a kid, one of my favorite things to do after rushing home from school was to turn on my Sega Genesis, switch on the TV and fire […]

Brian Elliott (Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

Brian Elliott May Want Out of St. Louis

Those concerned with the state of Blues goaltending — Martin Brodeur’s age and Jake Allen’s inexperience — may have to deal with that angst for longer than they initially wanted. […]

by · December 10, 2014 · 15 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
Martin Brodeur

Martin Brodeur’s Faceoff Against Ageism

With a résumé as amazing as Martin Brodeur’s one really has to stretch to find fault with the Blues signing the Hall-of-Famer. The deal is cheap against the cap too […]

Brodeur stopped 20 Nashville shots in his debut, including 14 saves in the first period (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Martin Brodeur’s Road to 700 Wins

On Thursday night, the New Jersey Devils battled the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre. Martin Brodeur was in net that night… but not for the Devils. For […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
Brodeur stopped 20 Nashville shots in his debut, including 14 saves in the first period (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Marty Party On Hold: Legend Brodeur Fails to Win Blues Debut

I can already hear Blues fans, after one game against a top offense, deride the addition of Martin Brodeur. Such is the condition of Blues fandom. However, for a guy […]

Martin Brodeur makes a save in Blues practice on Dec. 1, 2014 (TSN Photography)

Part 3 of 3: The Fan’s Guide to the Blues Impressive Depth Chart

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 · December 3, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues
Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

More Than Jake: Blues’ Allen Needs to Play His Cards Right

The addition of Martin Brodeur to the Blues’ goaltending corps presents a few potentially awkward scenarios. One of those is the progression and development of Jake Allen, the unofficial goalie […]

Martin Brodeur makes a save in Blues practice on Dec. 1, 2014 (TSN Photography)

The Martin Brodeur Effect: The Future of the Blues’ Goaltending

The Ice Zone at the St. Louis Outlet Mall, the St. Louis Blues practice facility, features a ring of players’ names and numbers who have donned the Bluenote and have […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
Brodeur is arguably the most storied goaltender in NHL history (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues’ Allen Should Embrace Brodeur’s Presence

Whether or not Martin Brodeur becomes a mainstay for the St. Louis Blues, his presence in team practices the past few days was and is hopefully being used as a […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 6 comments · St Louis Blues
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