Post Tagged with: "Ken Hitchcock"

The Blues have critics no matter what the situation (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

St. Louis Blues Best Line Combinations

Line combinations are always a topic of conversation. With the latest additions of Derek Roy, Magnus Paajarvi and Maxim Lapierre, Coach Ken Hitchcock has a plethora of options at forward. […]

by · August 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · St Louis Blues
The Blackhawks are undefeated in regulation with Patrick Sharp in the lineup. (Rob Grabowski-US PRESSWIRE)

How the Philadelphia Flyers Failed in Managing Patrick Sharp

Every organization has at some point given up on a player too early or was forced to send a promising talent in a package to land a position of need. […]

by · August 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
Alex Pietrangelo missed Day 1 of camp last season (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

What does Bouwmeester’s Contract Mean for Pietrangelo?

After being signed to take over the #1 defenseman role in Calgary in the summer of 2009, Jay Bouwmeester found himself wearing the Bluenote at the trade deadline last season. […]

by · August 3, 2013 · 2 comments · Free Agents, St Louis Blues
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Mike Babcock: The Best Coach in the NHL

A few weeks ago I polled 35 contributors at The Hockey Writers, asking who is currently the best coach in the NHL today. The overwhelming winner with 18 votes was […]

by · August 2, 2013 · 1 comment · Detroit Red Wings, News/Commentary
Chris Stewart has seen his name surface in trade rumors (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Chris Stewart Returns to Blues for 2 Years

The St. Louis Blues were generous enough to give their RFA right-winger a hefty wedding present. The Blues announced on Friday that they agreed to terms with 2013 leading-scorer Chris […]

by · July 19, 2013 · 1 comment · Free Agents, St Louis Blues
Grabovski Could Be Perfect Fit for Blues

Grabovski Could Be Perfect Fit for Blues

Thursday brought some big news out of Toronto – in an effort to retain top center Tyler Bozak, Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis waived center Mikhail Grabovski with the intention […]

by · July 5, 2013 · 1 comment · Free Agents, St Louis Blues
Berglund averaged 2.25M per year on his last contract (Brei Bird Photography)

Blues, Berglund Sign Short-Term Contract

While it may not be his ideal contract, Patrik Berglund has re-upped with the St. Louis Blues for one more season. Giving one of his patented show-me-what-you-can-do contracts, Blues GM […]

by · June 25, 2013 · 1 comment · Free Agents, St Louis Blues
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St. Louis Blues Fan Q&A

There has been very little noteworthy news to discuss or even report since the St. Louis Blues were eliminated by the Los Angeles Kings in 6 games of the Western […]

by · June 24, 2013 · 1 comment · St Louis Blues
Ryan Miller led the Reborn Sabres into battle against the Polish Express. (HermanVonPetri)

Why it Won’t be Miller Time in St. Louis

Rumors suggest that St. Louis Blues General Manager Doug Armstrong had a deal in place to acquire Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller at the trade deadline in exchange for goaltender […]

by · May 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres, St Louis Blues
Elliott was the Blues' biggest surprise two seasons ago (Icon SMI)

Meet the Real Brian Elliott

In just two seasons with the St. Louis Blues, Brian Elliott has worn two different masks.  No, I am not talking about the masks that protect his face. Elliott was […]

by · May 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · St Louis Blues
2013 NHL Playoff Predictions: Western Conference Winners and Losers

2013 NHL Playoff Predictions: Western Conference Winners and Losers

NHL Playoff Predictions: Western Conference There are 16 teams remaining entering the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The journey to the Stanley Cup Finals will begin on Tuesday. Every year there are Cinderella stories […]

by · April 30, 2013 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
Tarasenko and Lehtera played together in the KHL during the 2011-12 season (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

THW Panel: Blues vs. Kings Playoff Preview

In a rematch of their Semifinal Series in 2012, the St. Louis Blues and Los Angeles Kings will meet up in the Quarterfinals to kick off the 2013 playoffs.  After […]

by · April 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, St Louis Blues