Post Tagged with: "Ken Hitchcock"

Oshie is widely considered the Blues' best player (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

6 St. Louis Blues on the Hot Seat

There’s no doubt that the St. Louis Blues are preparing for one of their most exciting seasons in the club’s 47 year history. From new jerseys, great off-season personnel moves, […]

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. […]

Steen returned to the lineup last week but couldn't help the Blues overcome a 6-game skid  (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Coach Hitchcock Hints at Lineup Changes

Over the summer months, NHL teams like to turn their Twitter over to players, coaches or management. It’s a fun way to allow access into the depths of the organization […]

by · July 25, 2014 · 2 comments · St Louis Blues
Nick Schmaltz was selected just before Fabbri at No. 20.
(Diacounda Sene/YIS Photo/IOC)

St. Louis Blues Draft Targets Part V: Nick Schmaltz

When the St. Louis Blues drafted defenseman Jordan Schmaltz with their first-round selection (25th overall) in 2012, general manager Doug Armstrong likely saw the success of the 2011-12 season continuing […]

Lindstrom spent the past four seasons playing in Sweden

Jim Corsi and Joakim Lindstrom Bring Fresh Air to St. Louis

The newest personnel in the St. Louis Blues organization are creating quite a buzz around the community, and for very differing reasons. Jim Corsi is the highly touted goalie coach who […]

Berglund has been a key to the Blues' bottom lines (TSN Photography)

The Curious Case of Patrik Berglund

As the 2013-2014 NHL Season draws to a close the St. Louis Blues find themselves in a very familiar situation where they try and figure out the best actions to […]

John Tortorella (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

The John Tortorella Saga: Is St. Louis a Fit?

There have been many things said about Coach John Tortorella in the media over his career, most of them as forgettable as his lackluster job in Vancouver this past season. […]

by · May 2, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Kevin Shattenkirk is congratulated by teammates after scoring the first goal for the Blues Tuesday night (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Inner Matchup: Momentum vs Star Power

When fans pile into the Scottrade Center Thursday night for Game 1 of the St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks quarterfinal series matchup, they are likely to see a much […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Steen returned to the lineup last week but couldn't help the Blues overcome a 6-game skid  (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Are the St. Louis Blues Limping Towards a Playoff Embarrassment?

There’s no doubt a mist of worry in the air around St. Louis right now, and it’s all been caused by the Blues sliding to their first 3-game losing skid […]

by · April 9, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Alexander Steen is a possible linemate for Stastny (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey IQ: Alexander Steen

The St. Louis Blues have put together an amazing club under Ken Hitchcock’s coaching, and Doug Armstrong’s excellent front office management.  They have brought together a group of individuals who […]

Buchnevich's playing style is close to fellow countryman, Vladimir Tarasenko.

Vladimir Tarasenko Surprisingly Solid in All Three Zones

Vladimir Tarasenko was widely regarded as one of the top young players not skating in the NHL after the St. Louis Blues selected him with the 16th-overall selection in the […]

by · February 10, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Paajarvi has been used in all scoring situations in St. Louis (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues’ Paajarvi Paying Off

When David Perron was traded to Edmonton in exchange for Magnus Paajarvi and a 2014 second-round draft pick in July 2013, the reviews were mixed. Paajarvi is a lost prospect. […]

by · January 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Player Profiles, St Louis Blues