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Hockey News: Blues Ousted, Senators Finally Fall

Another long offseason is ahead for the St. Louis Blues. The team with Stanley Cup aspirations were victims of their third consecutive first-round exit on Sunday afternoon, as the Minnesota […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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)

St. Louis Fans Singing The Blues

“Here we go again.” Unfortunately for St. Louis Blues fans, this year’s opening round of the playoffs is taking on a familiar theme, one of lackluster play by the Blues […]

by · April 21, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Elliott goes in to camp this year as the No. 1 goalie (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

A Matter of Trust: Jake Allen Starts Game One vs Wild

Throughout Brian Elliott’s tenure with the St. Louis Blues, it’s hard to argue that he’s put up nothing short of world-class numbers. In most seasons, he simply hasn’t played enough […]

Blues goalie Jake Allen has played exceptional down the stretch (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Round One: 3 Keys To Blues Success

The St. Louis Blues prepare to begin Round One of the 2015 NHL Playoffs tomorrow, and will face off at home against the Minnesota Wild. This is the healthiest the […]

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

Jake Allen: Is The Future Now?

Jake Allen has been called the goalie of the future for the St. Louis Blues, but with shaky goaltending from Brian Elliott over the last two weeks Allen has emerged as […]

Jake Allen is the future in net for the St. Louis Blues. (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Jake Allen Comes up Big; Max Pacioretty Injured

Goalie controversy — it’s a term that is thrown around between fans like a beach ball at a Los Angeles Dodgers game. However, it’s a term that is spoken as much […]

by · April 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Blues Begin Playoff Push By Beating Flames

View image | gettyimages.com The playoff push began in earnest last night for the St. Louis Blues as they beat the Calgary Flames at Scottrade Center 4-1. The win was […]

by · April 3, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Jake Allen (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

Jake Allen is the Key to the Blues’ Future

‘Jake Allen is getting the start tonight’, a sentence that Blues fans are going to have to get used to hearing. Let’s get this straight right now, there IS NOT […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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The Last Piece of the Playoff Puzzle: Power Play Consistency

The St. Louis Blues seem to have all the right pieces falling into place at the exact right time this season, unlike at this point last year. Their goaltending has […]

by · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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No Goalie Controversy For St. Louis Blues

There is no goalie controversy in St. Louis. With back-to-back shutout wins in the team’s last two games, the Blues tandem of Jake Allen and Brian Elliott have amassed 42 […]

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Special Teams is Key to Blues Success, but has Been Lacking Lately

The St. Louis Blues have hit a rough patch after setting a new franchise record for points in 13 consecutive games early in 2015. This is largely in part to […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, St Louis Blues
Antti Raanta is back with the Chicago Blackhawks, and fantasy managers should see how the goalie backs up Corey Crawford this season. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

The 5 Best NHL Backups

Being an NHL backup is oftentimes a thankless job, especially on teams employing workhorse No. 1 goalies that earn the lion’s share of starts. However, there’s more to it than […]

by · February 22, 2015 · 21 comments · News/Commentary, NHL Goaltending