“Go ahead and play the blues if it'll make you happy.”— Homer Simpson
At least to this point, up 3 games to 0 and poised for a sweep of their Western Conference Semifinals series, that's exactly how the Kings are feeling at the moment.
Coming to L.A. for game three, the Blues knew they had to dig deep to get back into...
May 2nd, 2012
It is safe to say that the St. Louis Blues were missing something in Game 2 of their best-of-7 series with the Los Angeles Kings Monday night.
The Blues were on the sour end of a 4-goal first period en route to a 5-2 loss.
This included a Mike Richards rebound goal just 31 seconds into the game in which Richards and winger...
April 28th, 2012
Will is a powerful word.
Replace it with can, and the entire tenor of the conversation shifts. Can Lindsay Lohan stay out jail? It's theoretically possible. Can the Pillsbury Doughboy flip off the camera as he's being shoved into the oven? FCC censorship standards won't allow it, or he might. Can the Los Angeles Kings beat the St....
April 7th, 2012
When the star players start strapping the skates back on after returning from injury, the logical response on the ice is that the team will start racking up the wins.
This is not the case for the St. Louis Blues.
In fact, the wins were coming before the players returned from injury. On March 25, the Blues received a...
March 23rd, 2012
Either the Blues picked the perfect time to hit a small snag or they picked the most inopportune time to not be playing like the first overall team in the NHL. How is it that it can be either extreme?
It really depends on if you are a glass-full or glass-empty kind of person.
The optimist would look at the Blues’ recent...
October 17th, 2011Off to a slow start this season it took just over two minutes into yesterday’s game for Anahiem’s Bobby Ryan to record his first goal of the season. Ryan put a snap shot past Jaroslav Halak just as a penalty to St. Louis’ Nikita Nikitin for holding expired.
By Craig Phelps
It is no secret in St. Louis that the Blues are struggling right now. With injuries to David Perron, T.J. Oshie and now Andy McDonald, things are not looking too bright for the blue notes. The Blues second-five game losing streak of the season had them hungry for a win as they faced the Vancouver Canucks at the...