Post Tagged with: "Kevin Shattenkirk"

Shattenkirk was acquired by the Blues in February 2011 (bridgetds/Flickr)

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
Kevin Shattenkirk was ona bus in Maine scrambling to get the scores of the Gold Medal Game.  (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

St. Louis Blues Needs to Fix What Ails Them Now

After watching the Feb. 24, 2015 5-2 shellacking by the Montreal Canadiens on home ice, some things became sadly apparent about this Blues team. Yes, the absence of Kevin Shattenkirk […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 18 comments · Injury Report, St Louis Blues
The Kings have been a thorn in the Blues' side since the 2011-12 season (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

How the St. Louis Blues Can Get Over the Playoff Hump

The St. Louis Blues have enviable depth. When a team has players like Magnus Paavarvi, Chris Porter, Ty Rattie and Dimitri Jaskin to press into service as needs dictate, it’s […]

by · February 17, 2015 · 2 comments · NHL Rumors, St Louis Blues
Shattenkirk has been a key cog in the Blues' defensive engine (Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRE)

Shattenkirk Injury Tests Blues Depth, Stirs Rumor Mill

St. Louis Blues defenceman Kevin Shattenkirk sustained a “lower-body” injury in Sunday’s matinée with the Washington Capitals, left the game in the first period and did not return. We’ve since learned that […]

by · February 3, 2015 · 1 comment · St Louis Blues
Shattenkirk was acquired by the Blues in February 2011 (bridgetds/Flickr)

Hockey News: Shattenkirk Injury; Mike Green Trade?

What is there left to say about the Toronto Maple Leafs? [Today’s Slap Shot] Who would you rather play for, the Jets or the Leafs? [Sportsnet] Cody Franson says he […]

by · February 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Back to Business: Blues Look to Continue Winning Post All-Star Break

The St. Louis Blues enjoyed the longest break in the NHL over the past 9 days, thanks to the All-Star game in Columbus and some favorable scheduling. The team will […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
(Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

3 Teams Best Suited to Beat Chicago and/or LA

Best of the Best The Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings have accounted for four out of the last five Stanley Cup championships. They are without a doubt the class […]

The Steen-Backes-Oshie line has been reunited (Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Still Trying to Find Consistency, but Pile On Wins at Home

The St. Louis Blues are currently 7-1-1 in the month of January, with 5 of those wins and the OT loss coming during the current 7-game home stand the team […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 2 comments · St Louis Blues, The Press Box
Shattenkirk was acquired by the Blues in February 2011 (bridgetds/Flickr)

Power Outage No More: Blues PP Driving Offense

The St. Louis Blues found a number of problems in their game that led to a first-round exit in the 2014 playoffs. Whether it was lack of a “killer instinct,” […]

by · January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
The Kings have been a thorn in the Blues' side since the 2011-12 season (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

St. Louis Still Suffers From California Blues

California can be a polar opposite within itself. If you find yourself in the southern part of the state, you’ll likely be sitting outside with the temperature staying between 65 […]

by · January 9, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Shattenkirk was acquired by the Blues in February 2011 (bridgetds/Flickr)

Mathematics Don’t Lie: Blues Finding Offense Across the Board

Steen-Backes-Oshie returning to form At this point last season, the St. Louis Blues were garnering plenty of offense from one of the most prolific lines in the NHL. Alexander Steen, […]

by · January 6, 2015 · 1 comment · St Louis Blues
Oshie and the Blues' PK unit has been a point of concern as of late (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Pep Talk: 5 Ways the Blues can Beat the LA Kings

Pep Talk is a semi-regular series where current Blues playing trends are discussed in a constructive way. Find more musings about your St. Louis Blues by following Mike Poepping on Twitter: […]