Post Tagged with: "Ken Hitchcock"

Breaking Down the Maxim Lapierre Hit

Breaking Down the Maxim Lapierre Hit

Tuesday proved to be a costly night for both the St. Louis Blues and San Jose Sharks. For the Blues, their perfect record was wiped away after a disastrous 6-2 […]

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Tarasenko Back to True Form

The start of the 2012-13 season could not have looked better for the rookie Vladimir Tarasenko. In the Blues’ rousing 6-0 season-opening victory over the rival Detroit Red Wings, Tarasenko […]

by · October 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · St Louis Blues
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Philadelphia Flyers: Fighting for Peter Laviolette

The puck had not even dropped on the Philadelphia Flyers’ 2013-2014 campaign, and the rumor mill was already spinning. Bovada, the renowned sports betting company based out of Las Vegas, […]

by · October 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
The Blues have critics no matter what the situation (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

Time to Shine: The St. Louis Blues 2013-14 Season Preview

The NHL 14 simulation and The Hockey News have spoken: the St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup favorites to open the season. The 2013-14 Blues started taking shape shortly after […]

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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