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Could Ken Hitchcock be on his way out in St. Louis? (TSN Photography)

St. Louis Needs to Drop Hitchcock

For the third year in a row, the St. Louis Blues entered the Stanley Cup Playoffs with championship aspirations. For the third year in a row, that same team has […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Backes scored in Game 4 against the Wild (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

The Blues and the Genius of Hitchcock

After their 3-0 loss to the Minnesota Wild earlier this week, many pundits and armchair coaches were rolling their eyes, shaking their heads, quite certain that the St. Louis Blues didn’t have […]

Elliott goes in to camp this year as the No. 1 goalie (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

A Matter of Trust: Jake Allen Starts Game One vs Wild

Throughout Brian Elliott’s tenure with the St. Louis Blues, it’s hard to argue that he’s put up nothing short of world-class numbers. In most seasons, he simply hasn’t played enough […]

Steen scored just once in the postseason (Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Win Central Division, But Still Need to Battle

The St. Louis Blues are your 2014-15 Central Division Champions, which brings a brief sigh of relief to the team and its fans. However, the celebration on Thursday night after […]

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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
Jake Allen (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

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
Could Ken Hitchcock be on his way out in St. Louis? (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