September 9th, 2017The St. Louis Blues have officially unveiled their 50-man roster for training camp, which will start on Sept. 15. Hockey season is almost upon us for real. Veteran Blues players Vladimir Tarasenko, Alex Pietrangelo and Alexander Steen will all soon be hitting the ice together again. For newer...
September 5th, 2017Veteran center Paul Stastny is entering the final year of his contract with the St. Louis and will need to decide whether to re-sign or let him go. Stastny will be 32-years-old at the end of the upcoming season and shouldn't be expected to perform up to the level he once did. He has a cap hit of $7...
It seems that each year there's always a player or two on a team that performs better than expected. There's no sure way of telling for certain who that may be on any given team, but there are signs that can help predict it. The St. Louis Blues are a team that seems full of players who have the...August 17th, 2017
The last time the St. Louis Blues won their division was the 2014-15 season. Since then, they've come in second twice and finished third last season.
St. Louis finished last year with a total of 99 points, 10 back of the Chicago Blackhawks for first place in the Central Division and seven back...August 11th, 2017
It is now August and Jaromir Jagr somehow still is without an NHL contract, who would have predicted that at the end of last season?
Its been said countless times but Jagr truly is a living legend and one of the best ever to play the game, even at 45 years of age now. He wasn't named one of...August 7th, 2017
Heading into the 2017 offseason, St. Louis Blues fans weren't expecting much from general manager Doug Armstrong. Fifty years of mediocrity in the form of zero Stanley Cup wins will wear on a fanbase, after all.
For the second straight season, the team that eliminated them in the postseason...July 24th, 2017
A major factor in how the St. Louis Blues were able to select Klim Kostin with the 31st overall pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft was the uncertainty surrounding the 18-year-old forward. Questions regarding his ability to terminate his KHL contract with Dynamo Moscow and injury concerns led to his...July 6th, 2017
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The 1950s and 60s were a time of great growth for professional sports in the United States. Three of the four "major" sports had expanded to become nationwide entities. The National Football League, National Basketball Association and...July 5th, 2017