Post Tagged with: "Ken Hitchcock"

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Bluenotes: Players Send Message to Hitchcock

In a perfect world today’s hockey headlines would have read ‘The Blues Secure 4th Straight Playoff Berth’. That’s not the case in St. Louis as fans and the players are […]

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Blues’ Effort Forecasts Another Early Playoff Exit

In the post-game interview after the embarrassing 4-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks, coach Ken Hitchcock indicated that a “lack of urgency” was to blame “(mostly) for the team’s lack […]

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Bridesmaids Battle: Blues vs. Canucks

A guest post by Colleen O’Shea   Of the 30 teams that make up the NHL, 11 teams — about a third of them — have never won the Stanley Cup. Of […]

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Is It Time to Sit the Blues Bouwmeester?

It’s no secret, the St. Louis Blues have one of the deepest back-ends in the entire league. With nine defensemen to choose from every night head coach Ken Hitchcock has […]

by · March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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Jake Allen is the Key to the Blues’ Future

‘Jake Allen is getting the start tonight’, a sentence that Blues fans are going to have to get used to hearing. Let’s get this straight right now, there IS NOT […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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Special Teams is Key to Blues Success, but has Been Lacking Lately

The St. Louis Blues have hit a rough patch after setting a new franchise record for points in 13 consecutive games early in 2015. This is largely in part to […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, St Louis Blues
Ken Hitchcock answered questions from Blues fans on Tuesday (TSN Photography)

Unlikely Todd Nelson Returns As Oilers Coach In 2015-16

View image | gettyimages.com After suffering through what was the Dallas Eakins Era for just under a season and a half, it appears as though the vast majority of Edmonton […]

Reaves received 9 minutes of penalties in Thursday's contest (Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues’ Corsi Influences Goc-Lapierre Trade

In a not-so-blockbuster yet eyebrow-raising move on Jan. 27, the Blues shipped Maxim Lapierre to the Penguins in exchange for Marcel Goc. Although at first glance this seems like a […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, St Louis Blues
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 […]