Post Tagged with: "Jay Bouwmeester"

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

Blue Defensive Depth A Double Edged Sword

The defensive depth currently enjoyed by the St. Louis Blues is both boon and bane. Head coach Ken Hitchcock has eight healthy skaters to choose from in his defensive corps, […]

Kevin Shattenkirk was ona bus in Maine scrambling to get the scores of the Gold Medal Game.  (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

St. Louis Blues Needs to Fix What Ails Them Now

After watching the Feb. 24, 2015 5-2 shellacking by the Montreal Canadiens on home ice, some things became sadly apparent about this Blues team. Yes, the absence of Kevin Shattenkirk […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 18 comments · Injury Report, St Louis Blues
Alex Pietrangelo missed Day 1 of camp last season (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Is The Blues Defense Built To Win?

View image | gettyimages.com Blues defense has been strong during the Ken Hitchcock era in St. Louis, but the current state of the defensive corps is cause for concern as the […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 2 comments · St Louis Blues
Steen scored just once in the postseason (Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Still Trying to Find Consistency, but Pile On Wins at Home

The St. Louis Blues are currently 7-1-1 in the month of January, with 5 of those wins and the OT loss coming during the current 7-game home stand the team […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 2 comments · St Louis Blues, The Press Box
Kevin Shattenkirk (bridgetds/Flickr)

Part 2 of 3: The Fan’s Guide to the Blues’ Impressive Depth Chart- Defense

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 · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, 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
Dion Phaneuf (Icon SMI)

Why Trading Phaneuf Would Be a HUGE Mistake for the Leafs

  The Leafs, according to Nick Kypreos, are believed to be shopping defenseman and Captain Dion Phaneuf in a trade with a Western Conference Team. Darren Dreger, thought to be […]

by · May 12, 2014 · 7 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
This Vancouver Canucks fan may have the stuff, but her team fell short in bringing the cup back to Canada. (Icon SMI)

Women and Hockey, Pink Hats and Equality

I was 6 years old the first and last time I wore a hockey jersey to school. It was a gorgeous retro Calgary Flames jersey and I had found it […]

by · April 21, 2014 · 19 comments · News/Commentary
Mark Giordano (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

2013-14 Calgary Flames: How They Were Built

Rome wasn’t built in a day. Much like a great city, neither is a National Hockey League team. The 2013-14 Calgary Flames roster is the product of transactions conducted by […]

by · February 3, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Alex Pietrangelo missed Day 1 of camp last season (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Road To Sochi: St. Louis Blues on Team Canada

Team Canada will obviously be looking to defend their Gold Medal from the 2010 Vancouver Games this February in Sochi.  Their blue line will be chock full of good defensemen […]

by · January 14, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics, St Louis Blues
Sobotka signed with a KHL team this summer (Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRE)

Blues Need Full 60 Minutes Against California Teams

Let’s give the St. Louis Blues a little credit to start: the three California teams have posted a combined 68-22-15 record for 151 points to open the 2013-14 season. Their […]

by · December 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · St Louis Blues
Cole has played in 79 career AHL games (TSN Photography)

Leopold Injury Opens Door for Ian Cole

When the Blues acquired Jordan Leopold in March 2013, they were looking to improve shots from the left point. The former Sabres defenseman was acquired just before Jay Bouwmeester and […]

by · November 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · St Louis Blues