Post Tagged with: "T.J. Oshie"

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

Same Old Story Behind Blues Bench

Twitter has exploded today with news that many of us suspected since Mike Babcock was hired by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Ken Hitchcock has signed a one year contract extension […]

(Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Change Won’t Come Easy For The Blues

View image | gettyimages.com The St. Louis Blues will certainly have a different look next season after another first round playoff exit, but the road to change will not be […]

by · May 6, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Backes became a defensive stalwart under Hitchcock (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

The 2014-15 St. Louis Blues; Dissecting the Leadership Part I

A leader is someone who can pick his squad up at desperate times. He says the right things in the locker room and he brings his A-game in the waning […]

by · May 5, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
(Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Tough Choices Ahead for Blues

It’s easy to be a pessimist, because everyone’s happy if you’re wrong — but you look prescient if you’re right. After a fourth straight premature playoff exit for the St. […]

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T.J. Oshie Getting Fired Up For Playoffs

Fiesty St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie has played with an edge in his last two games and that bodes well for the team’s post-season success. If Oshie can continue dialing up […]

Patrik Berglund may be on a line with David Backes and T.J. Oshie. (Icon SMI)

What Exactly Is a Patrik Berglund?

Initially drafted in 2006, Patrik Berglund showed the promise of a strong NHL career. As part of the “kid line” with then-Blue David Perron and Olympic star T.J. Oshie, Berglund […]

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
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Radical Fix to Hockey’s Overtime Mess

Overtime in the NHL is a mess. Who wants to watch a languid five-minute overtime with guys on tired legs? And who – except for Dad’s of goalies – wants […]

by · January 9, 2015 · 30 comments · News/Commentary
Kevin Shattenkirk (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
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What are the Bruins Asking Santa for?

The Bruins are NOT a Stanley Cup contender. At least not right now with their current roster. Rumors have been flying around like crazy and I don’t doubt that a […]

by · December 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins
Vladimir Tarasenko (Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports)

Ponder This: Tarasenko Goal Provides Promotion, Don’t Fret the Shutout

Ponder This is a semi-regular segment that focuses on the St. Louis Blues. You can read more ramblings about the Blues by following Jeff Ponder on Twitter @jponder94. Tarasenko Hullabaloo […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Steen scored just once in the postseason (Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports)

Video: Top 5 Plays of the Blues’ Young Season

It’s another Red October. This means that the Gateway City is engulfed in another Major League Baseball postseason as its St. Louis Cardinals are attempting to win the franchise’s 12th […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 1 comment · St Louis Blues, Top 10 Lists