Post Tagged with: "Ken Hitchcock"

Ken Hitchcock answered questions from Blues fans on Tuesday (TSN Photography)

Ken Hitchcock Continues to Surpass Milestones

There was a change in the St. Louis Blues to open the 2011-12 season. A year after the acquisition of starting goaltender Jaroslav Halak, the Blues added veteran free agents […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NHL Coaching, St Louis Blues
Elliott is now the team's No. 1 goaltender (Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports)

Brian Elliott Quietly Becoming Franchise’s Best Goaltender

The St. Louis Blues have employed many greats in net over the years. The list includes Glenn Hall, Mike Liut, Curtis Joseph, Grant Fuhr and … Brian Elliott? It’s true, […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Jake Allen Taking Advantage of Return To Crease

Earlier this month, St. Louis Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock made a decision in the crease that created its fair share of questions. The veteran of over 1,250 games behind […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 2 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
Brodeur took a leave of absence from the Blues last week. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Martin Brodeur Will Finish the Season With the Blues

The January 10, 2015 game against the Carolina Hurricanes displayed once again why Martin Brodeur was brought on. Despite speculation as to his final destination, the short leash provided to […]

Three Years in Charge: Todd Richards

Three Years in Charge: Todd Richards

On Jan. 9, 2012, the Blue Jackets were the worst team in the league with only 27 points through 41 games. They trailed Nashville by 21 points for fourth place […]

by · January 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets
The Kings have been a thorn in the Blues' side since the 2011-12 season (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

St. Louis Still Suffers From California Blues

California can be a polar opposite within itself. If you find yourself in the southern part of the state, you’ll likely be sitting outside with the temperature staying between 65 […]

by · January 9, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Jaskin scored his second career goal on Saturday (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Rookie, New Linemates Taking Charge

The word dynamic can be overused, misused and misinterpreted in sports speak. It has been adopted to describe a player with a pocket full of tricks or a star-studded goaltender […]

by · December 30, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Oshie and the Blues' PK unit has been a point of concern as of late (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Penalties, PK Unit Dooming Blues

After what was the team’s most embarrassing loss of the 2014-15 season, a 5-0 defeat at the hands of the Colorado Avalanche, the St. Louis Blues entered the holiday break […]

by · December 28, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
The Kings have been a thorn in the Blues' side since 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
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. […]

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 […]

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