Post Tagged with: "Jaroslav Halak"

The Blues are a team that can expect scoring from all four lines (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

Intervention: Tough Love Guide to Improving Blues Fandom

St. Louis Blues fans are passionate, and like fans in every other city are quite opinionated. However, there are certain traits among those living in the shadow of the Arch […]

by · August 8, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Gods Among Men: Top 5 Blues Goaltending Tandems

Gods Among Men: Top 5 Blues Goaltending Tandems

Many cities in the NHL are known as “goalie graveyards” — those places where a goalie’s career goes to die — at the very least making people question the player’s […]

Elliott was the Blues' biggest surprise two seasons ago (Icon SMI)

Brian Elliott Damned by Faint Praise

Coach Ken Hitchcock finally uttered the words many Blues fans have been expecting to hear for years: Brian Elliott is officially the 1A goaltender, positioned in front of Jake Allen. […]

Ken Hitchcock, Jaroslav Halak, Brian Elliott and Doug Armstrong were honored at the 2012 NHL Awards Show (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

Why Many Blues Fans Are Wrong About Brian Elliott

NHL fans are no different from fans in any other sport Relying on perception rather than reality, sports fans tend to fall back on the “watch the games” method of […]

by · July 15, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Islanders Sign Halak; Trading Nail Yakupov?

Goaltending is a problem for Les Canadiens. Only it’s not theirs. [Deadspin] Do the Habs actually have a shot at winning with Dustin Tokarski? For at least one night, yes. […]

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Lundqvist, Top Goalies Unfazed by Gear Reductions

The NHL perceives itself to have a marketing — or more accurately, penetration — issue, citing issues with success in non-traditional markets. The solution according to Bettman and company is […]

by · May 20, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending
Elliott was no foolin a true fantasy savior. Who knew? (Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRE)

Blues Re-sign Brian Elliott in Backwards, Circular Logic Move

It’s not that the decision to re-sign Brian Elliott defies logic, it’s the circular and strange decision making that led to this point, and this decision. Let’s look at the […]

Brian Elliott (Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

Brian Elliott Rewarded for Patience with New Contract

When Ryan Miller was acquired after the 2014 Olympic break, it seemed like Brian Elliott was beginning his farewell tour wearing a St. Louis Blues jersey. That all changed on […]

by · May 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Free Agents, St Louis Blues
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Jack Capuano is Officially on the Hot Seat

While the NHL playoffs have yet to even end, Jack Capuano is officially on the hot seat. How do I know? The Halak trade says it all. When Peter Laviolette […]

Jordan Staal will be back at the CONSOL Energy Center Tuesday night facing off against his old mates. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Crosby Goal Drought; Hurricanes Clean House

Sidney Crosby still hasn’t scored, but he looked like his old self again. [The Ex] So don’t worry about number 87, he’ll be fine. [Trib Live] Sid is in good […]

Evgeni Nabokov has been an influential force for the Islanders over the last few years and could be an option for the Islanders' back-up slot. (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Should The New York Islanders Retain Evgeni Nabokov?

With news coming out that the New York Islanders traded a fourth round pick to the Washington Capitals for the rights to Jaroslav Halak, Islanders country is probably anxious to […]

Goaltender Jaroslav Halak (TSN Photography)

Will Jaroslav Halak Save the New York Islanders?

The New York Islanders have had issues in net in recent years, but Garth Snow might be able to right the ship after acquiring the rights to Jaroslav Halak. Only […]