Post Tagged with: "Stanley Cup"

Vanek and the Canadiens are still playing in the postseason (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports )

On The Road To Stanley’s Cup?

There is a growing fervor in the city of Montreal despite winter trying its best to maintain a grip on the island, that one beautiful unifying force that transcends language, […]

by · April 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Marc-Andre Fleury makes Hockey Canada nervous, but he's an important piece on "Canada 2". (Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

The Fury of Marc-Andre Fleury

Marc-Andre Fleury’s career in Pittsburgh has had it’s fair share of up’s and down’s. From winning the Stanley Cup in 2009 to being benched in 2013, the goaltender has been […]

by · March 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
Miller is a free-agent this summer (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Ryan Miller, Blues Starting to Settle In

Ryan Miller, the St. Louis Blues newest goalie has backstopped the team very well over his first 9 games, but there have been plenty of situations that would be a […]

Mike Richards posted 32 points this season (Photo by Bridget Samuels).

Does Stanley Care About Team Shooting Percentages?

Perhaps not: Let’s start over:  “A player’s shooting percentage in a given season has more to do with his luck as a shooter than his skill or the way he’s […]

Sobotka was the NHL's top faceoff man in 2013-14 (Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Re-Up Offense with Sobotka’s Return

The St. Louis Blues are primed and ready for a deep Stanley Cup run this season, which is no surprise to anyone around the NHL. What could make the team […]

by · March 13, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Miller is a free-agent this summer (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Trade Deadline Passes, Blues are ‘All In’ for Stanley Cup Playoffs

The St. Louis Blues weren’t among the most active teams at the trade deadline (or the least), but they were the most newsworthy. They took what was already an amazing […]

The Kings won the Cup last year with solid defense and timely scoring (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Why LA Kings Must Defy History Once Again

Kings Must Do What’s Never Been Done Before To Win the Cup The 2013-14 Los Angeles Kings were sitting on top of the world before Christmas, their 25-8-4 start putting […]

by · February 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Los Angeles Kings
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Blues Stanley Cup Run, An Uphill Battle

The St. Louis Blues are currently in 1st place in the tough Central Division, and 2nd overall in the Western Conference behind the high octane Anaheim Ducks.  The Notes team seems […]

by · February 11, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues
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A Super Bowl Stanley Cup Final?

The NHL continues to bask in the success of its Winter Classic Stadium Series.  Conversely, the NFL continues to debate the merits of an outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl.  So […]

by · January 28, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Winter Classic
Steen left Saturday's game in the second period (Icon SMI)

Will Injury Bug Bite the Blues’ Alexander Steen in the End?

The injury bug has been running through the St. Louis Blues roster quite extensively over the past couple of months, but will it ultimately cause the team to miss their […]

by · January 24, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Injury Report, St Louis Blues
Tarasenko Firing Under the Radar

Tarasenko Firing Under the Radar

With the St. Louis Blues nearing the halfway point in the 2013-14 season a lot has been made of the outstanding seasons being had by Alexander Steen, David Backes, and […]

by · December 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · St Louis Blues
4 Contenders for the Stanley Cup

4 Contenders for the Stanley Cup

The NHL’s incredible parity has been a common talking point for years, with people celebrating the hard salary cap (although it is set to rise significantly) and a more even […]

by · December 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Previews and Predictions