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Best remedy for ailing Blues is to keep winning

A successful eight-year tenure with the Colorado Avalanche helped Paul Stastny earn a hefty contract with the St. Louis Blues. While there's a possibility Stastny could come off injured reserve to face his former team for the first time, it's also uncertain whether two key teammates will be available as the Blues try for a fourth straight victory Saturday night against the...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Around the NHL: Banged up Blues, Moore suspension, Gordie

  #57396139 / gettyimages.com     As if losing prized free agent Paul Stasny to a shoulder injury wasn't enough, the St. Louis Blues found out two more of their top forwards will be joining him on the injury report. Capatain David Backes and T.J Oshie both suffered concussions in Tuesday's game against the Stars. Backes played a shade right around four four minutes...
Via Flyerdelphia
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blues Injury Update: Backes and Oshie out indefinitely with concussions

Bad news for the St. Louis Blues this morning. The team has confirmed that both forwards David Backes and T.J. Oshie have been diagnosed with concussions and are now out indefinitely, as reported by Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.#185335441 / gettyimages.com"Backes is concussed, out ... Oshie is concussed, out," Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock said. ...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blues Injury Update: David Backes Leaves Game with Upper Body Injury

Late in the first period of a 4-3 overtime win against the Dallas Stars, David Backes was hit by Trevor Daley and crashed to the ice, hitting his head on the ice in the as a result of the collision. David Backes left the ice after this fall and did not return to the game. According to Ryan Dadoun from Pro Hockey Talk  Backes is being evaluated today. Currently the Blues are...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Star Ott surprised, touched by video tribute

DALLAS - Many fans and opposing players for that matter around the National Hockey League might not think much of Steve Ott, but during his long run with the Dallas Stars, No. 29 or "Otter" as he was known was a huge fan favorite. The reasons for his immense appeal are not hard to pin down. For one, Ott was a homegrown guy, someone the Stars drafted and developed. Two,...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: David Backes injured against Dallas

David Backes was forced to leave the game against Dallas after a nasty collision away from the puck. No one wants to use the dreaded concussion label, but it looks like it’s a possibility.
Via Frozen Notes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Win over Blackhawks gives Blues something positive to build on

For the first time since Paul Stastny went down with an injury, coach Ken Hitchcock has reason to believe the St. Louis Blues can succeed without him. After snapping its skid, St. Louis hits the road looking to avoid a fourth straight defeat to the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night. Stastny, who signed a long-term deal with his hometown team in the offseason, is on injured reserve with...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: ‘Mr. All-American’ T.J. Oshie Injures Daniel Carcillo on Dirty Hit

The St. Louis Blues are filled with jag bags such as Barret Jackman, Steve Ott and Ryan Reaves; however, it was their Olympian, T.J. Oshie, who decided to torpedo his body into Daniel Carcillo’s knee during the Blues’ 3-2 victory in St. Louis. No whistle. Are you serious? About six minutes into the third period Carcillo was hit by Oshie and fell to the ice, grabbing at his right...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Stastny lands on the IR

The Blues have placed Paul Stastny on the IR and recalled Dmitrij Jaskin. Stastny has been labeled as week-to-week after injuring his shoulder in a game against the Arizona Coyotes. While the move to the IR may sounds like bad news, it’s not really a surprising considering his expected return was being measured in weeks and not days. Why not stash him on the IR and get a healthy...
Via Frozen Notes
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Identity Crisis in St. Louis?

The St. Louis Blues have many questions surrounding them this year. Goaltending is the hot topic, but what about the team’s identity? The blue-collar, lunch-pail work ethic isn’t going anywhere, certainly not under Coach Ken Hitchcock’s leadership. However, Hitch’s claim after game two victory over the lowly Calgary Flames that, “We just got our identity […] The post...
Via Two Pad Stack
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vladimir Tarasenko heeding advice, shooting more often

Heading into 2014-15, Vladimir Tarasenko was instructed to fire the puck more. This advice was obvious coming off of a 2013-14 which saw Tarasenko score 21 goals during the regular season and another four during the playoffs. Has Tarasenko followed through? As with any article at this stage of the season, it’s early. With that in mind, Tarasenko is heeding that advice and is firing...
Via Frozen Notes
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Devante Smith-Pelly sends T.J. Oshie flying into boards (Video / GIF)

Anaheim Ducks forward Devante Smith-Pelly sent St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie flying into the boards with a huge hit during the first period of Sunday night's game at the Honda Center.Oshie was chasing the puck behind the Blues net when Smith-Pelly crushed him with the big check. Oshie was fine, but the Blues had a rough night as they lost to the Ducks 3-0.Video via NHL...
Via Holdout Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues roll past Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Jaden Schwartz completed his first NHL hat trick with 3 seconds to play, goalie Jake Allen was strong in his first NHL start in two seasons, and the St. Louis Blues dominated the Arizona Coyotes 6-1 on Saturday night. St. Louis' Jori Lehtera scored his first career goal and had two assists. David Backes and Alexander Steen each had a goal and an assist, and...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues Injury Update: Paul Stastny leaves game with upper-body injury

St.Louis Blues forward Paul Stastny left Saturday night's game in the opening minute and did not return, as confirmed by the team's official Twitter account. The injury occurred when Arizona Coyotes forward Martin Hanzel hit Stastny along the boards. He finished with 31 seconds played.#457340058 / gettyimages.comStastny, who signed a four-year deal with the Blues during...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

T.J. Oshie With His Daughter Lyla Will Melt Your Heart

T.J. Oshie and his fiancée, Lauren Cosgrove, welcomed their newborn girl, Lyla Grace, into the world on March 17th. Lyla, who was diagnosed with gastroschisis, a birth defect where the intestines stick out of the body on one side of the umbilical cord, seems to be in very good hands with Oshie and Cosgrove. Take […] The post T.J. Oshie With His Daughter Lyla Will Melt Your Heart...
Via Diehardsport
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Season Preview: Is This Finally the Year for the St. Louis Blues?

Over the past few seasons, the St. Louis Blues can often be found leading the way in terms of Stanley Cup winner predictions, and for good reason. The Blues have a solid mix of skill, grit, toughness, and leadership, they have a savvy coach, and shrewd managing. They are big enough, fast enough and strong […] The post Season Preview: Is This Finally the Year for the St. Louis Blues...
Via Two Pad Stack
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues fan dies after falling at Scottrade Center

A 34-year-old woman died Thursday after falling off of an escalator at a St. Louis Blues preseason game. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Melissa “Missy” Miles of St. Louis was pronounced dead at the hospital with injuries after she fell while sliding down an escalator following the Blues’ preseason game with the Minnesota Wild. After the game, Miles tried to slide...
Via NESN.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues Sign RFA Jaden Schwartz To Two-Year Contract

ST. LOUIS — Restricted free-agent left wing Jaden Schwartz signed a two-year contract with the St. Louis Blues on Saturday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We are excited to have Jaden in the fold for the next two seasons,” general manager Doug Armstrong said in a statement. “He is an exciting young talent that will play a key role in the success of our club.” The...
Via NESN.com
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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