Post Tagged with: "T.J. Oshie"

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
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
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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
Tarasenko's line has led the Blues' offense all season (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
The Steen-Backes-Oshie line has been reunited (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
EA Sports has the Blues winning the 2014 Stanley Cup (courtesy EA Sports)

3 Things the Blues Must Do To Contend

1. Score More Individual-Effort Goals To have a realistic shot at a Cup, you need a few guys who can put the team on their back when things gets rough. […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 1 comment · St Louis Blues
Steen returned to the lineup last week but couldn't help the Blues overcome a 6-game skid  (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Just Another Face-off With The St. Louis Blues?

Oh my! After a long delay, we are back on track with the St. Louis Blues “Q&A”. Today we grilled Jeff Ponder, fellow member of The Hockey Writers and put him on the hot seat. […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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NHL Suffers as No Superstar Has Emerged

The NHL hasn’t had a superstar since Wayne Gretzky – Lack of one is limiting the league’s reach.

by · August 22, 2014 · 33 comments · Hockey Media, News/Commentary
Paul Stastny is a St. Louis native (Icon SMI)

Beyond the Numbers: Stastny’s Fit in St. Louis

The adage the early bird gets the worm proved to be true for the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday. Paul Stastny stressed to the Blues’ website how important it was […]

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Signings of Stastny, Lehtera Bolster Blues Offense

The St. Louis Blues just became a little more terrifying. After making 10 selections in the 2014 NHL Draft, the Blues added two centers to the NHL lineup on Tuesday. Jori […]