Post Tagged with: "Ken Hitchcock"

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
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
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
Masked Men: Blues’ Tandem Shining Brightly

Masked Men: Blues’ Tandem Shining Brightly

Is Brian Elliott a bona fide No. 1 goaltender? Is Jake Allen the next big thing for Canadian-born netminders? Both answers appear to be yes — a resounding, yes — […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending, St Louis Blues
(Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Jori Lehtera: The Man Behind the TarasenkShow

After every St. Louis Blues home game, the cameras and the press head to one person immediately. He’s the guy who scored eight goals in six games, including a hat […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Player Profiles, St Louis Blues
(Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Goaltenders Shine in 3 Straight Wins

You know that feeling that takes over your brain when you see your ex across the mall, holding hands with the new guy? It’s a disturbing feeling, because you instantly […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Paul Stastny has had international success as well as NHL success (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Playing For Pauly – Blues Persevere Without Stastny

The arrival of heralded veteran Paul Stastny was spun by Blues management and enthusiastic fans as a key addition for a Cup run. Just a few games in, Stastny went […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Oct 19, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; St. Louis Blues right wing Vladimir Tarasenko (91) reaches for the puck against Anaheim Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy (6) during the second period at Honda Center. (Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports)

Pep Talk: Blues Shot Selection and Spatial Awareness

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 · October 22, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues
Oct 19, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; St. Louis Blues right wing Vladimir Tarasenko (91) reaches for the puck against Anaheim Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy (6) during the second period at Honda Center. (Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports)

Ponder This: Blues Need Improvement in Important Area, Life Without Stastny

Ponder This is a semi-regular segment that focuses on the St. Louis Blues. You can read more ramblings about the Blues by following Jeff Ponder on Twitter @jponder94. Blues must […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 1 comment · St Louis Blues
Ken Hitchcock answered questions from Blues fans on Tuesday (TSN Photography)

All Eyes on Hitchcock

As the St. Louis Blues enter their third full season under the eye of coach Ken Hitchcock, many followers of the team suspect that this might be the deepest and […]

by · October 7, 2014 · 0 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)

Blues’ Jaden Schwartz Shines in Return

Sometimes, it’s difficult to find the storyline of a preseason contest. That was not the case in St. Louis Thursday night. Playing in the final home game of the 2014 […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues