Quick-starting Blues ready to host Flames

ST. LOUIS -- Two of the players who played key roles in leading the St. Louis Blues to the Western Conference final last year will be back in town Tuesday night with the Calgary Flames. Right winger Troy Brouwer, who was second on the team with eight goals in the playoffs last year, signed with the Flames as a free agent over the summer. Goalie Brian Elliott was traded to the Flames...
Via FOX Sports
2 hours ago

This graphic of Jake Allen is kind of bizarre

Graphics during a hockey broadcast are usually widely ignored or overlooked unless they have an egregious error or typo. In the case of the St. Louis Blues, their recent game against the Edmonton Oilers featured a rather unusual graphic of Jake Allen. See if you can spot what’s strange in this photo: Allen is holding a player’s stick in this photo rather than his usual...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks fans come to rescue of Jim Byrnes as mic cuts out during national anthem

There’s been a lot of talk about national anthem lately, but this is nothing but a positive national anthem story for once. The Vancouver Canucks welcomed blues musician and actor Jim Byrnes to sing the national anthem for the United States and Canada prior to Tuesday night’s game against the St. Louis Blues. Before Byrnes completed the singing of the national anthem of the United...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues’ Strong Start is Promising

The St. Louis Blues got the start it was looking for after posting three wins in as many games to begin the 2016-17 campaign. Its success is due to a number of factors but a few things stand out in particular, namely the play of its new goaltending tandem in between the pipes. Jake Allen and Carter Hutton St. Louis passed the baton to starting goaltender Jake Allen this year and...
Via The Hockey Writers
5 days ago

St. Louis Blues Off To Strong Start

Despite last night’s OT loss to Vancouver, the new-look St. Louis Blues are off to an extremely strong start, winning their first three games against teams expected to be playoff contenders. The Blues have played like the fast and skilled team they’re built to be, while still holding their own physically, out-hitting both the Wild and the Blackhawks. Vladimir Tarasenko has scored...
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Blues beat Rangers 3-2, go to 3-0 for fourth time in franchise history

ST. LOUIS -- Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal and an assist, Carter Hutton stopped 33 shots and the St. Louis Blues beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Saturday night.Tarasenko has three goals in three games for the undefeated Blues after netting 40 last season.St. Louis has begun the season with three straight wins for the fourth time. St. Louis also started 3-0-0 in 1969-70, 1993-94...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild fall 3-2 to Blues in season opener

ST. LOUIS -- Nail Yakupov had a goal and an assist and Jake Allen made several big saves as the St. Louis Blues beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Thursday night.Alexander Steen and Magnus Paajarvi also scored for St. Louis. Patrik Berglund had two assists and Allen made 18 saves for the Blues, who have won four of their past five home openers.Ryan Suter and Charlie Coyle scored for...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

What can we expect from the St. Louis Blues?

The NHL regular season kicks off on Wednesday and the St. Louis Blues start the season against the Blackhawks. Hopefully it turns out similarly to last time the teams played. However, despite coming off of a 107-point regular season, and a trip to the Western Conference Finals, there’s a lot of questions surrounding this Blues squad. The guy who scored that goal(and a ton of other...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Blues' new leaders duplicate team's past success?

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues have won at least 49 games in each of the past three seasons and advanced to the Western Conference finals last spring.Doing it again this season will require effort from a bunch of new players.David Backes, who spent 10 years in St. Louis, is now in Boston. Goalie Brian Elliott was traded to Calgary. Troy Brouwer, the Blues' second-leading goal scorer...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Blues looking to pull coach Ken Hitchcock out of retirement?

Ken Hitchcock and the St. Louis Blues announced a succession plan earlier this offseason, as Mike Yeo was announced as the head coach beginning in the 2017-18 season, while Hitchcock would sail off in the sunset following the completion of the 2016-17 season. Hitchcock’s departure made sense, despite recent success in St. Louis, as his time behind the bench with the Blues reached...
Via Puck Drunk Love
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Steen’s new deal is right on the money

Alexander Steen has signed a new extension to remain with the St. Louis Blues for an additional four seasons. Steen’s new four-year, $23 million contract will carry an average cap hit of $5.75 million per season. Steen’s new deal begins at the end of the 2016-17 season. BREAKING: Blues sign Steen to a four-year, $23 million contract extension ($5.75 AAV). — Jeremy Rutherford...
Via Frozen Notes
September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Shattenkirk waited for a trade announcement at the draft

St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk watched the draft and waited for Commissioner Gary Bettman to say, “We have a trade to announce,” and call his name. Of course, that didn’t happen, but now, Shattenkirk is opening up about his stressful offseason. Shattenkirk’s name was the subject of trade rumors all offseason, as the Blues reportedly wanted to move the defenseman...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Blues unveil a fancy new center ice design

The Blues’ celebration of their 50th anniversary will be displayed in a big way during the 2016-17 season. The team unveiled their new center ice logo and it’s nothing short of awesome. New season, new center ice design. #stlblues #Blues50 — St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) September 19, 2016 That’s a clean, sharp design fans should love. It...
Via Frozen Notes
September 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Steen hopes to play in the season opener and wants to stay in St. Louis

In early June, it sounded like the St. Louis Blues would have to prepare for the beginning of the 2016-17 season without Alexander Steen. The forward needed surgery to repair a shoulder injury and it was estimated he would miss four to six months. As the preseason draws closer, it sounds like Steen might be ready for the opener. Spoke with Steen, who says his surgically repaired...
Via Frozen Notes
September 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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