It’ll be a while before the St. Louis Blues officially punch their ticket to the 2014-15 playoffs, but all signs are pointing to the team making another trip to the second season. The Blues have been riding a wave of success which may make this article seem a bit redundant, but what are the exact […]
An innocent hoisted puck into the St. Louis zone almost made Jake Allen look pretty foolish. Allen looked lost in his thoughts and as the puck bounced in, it rang off the post. Allen may have thought the puck would go wide for an icing, but as the bounce proved, it was way to close to take such a risk.
The debate over whether Vladimir Tarasenko is the next Brett Hull has been a lingering topic among Blues fans all season long. Some even argue that Tarasenko has the better and harder shot. Well, maybe Hull could compete if his puck were properly inflated. Check out this ad from McBride in which Hull, Tarasenko and […]
If you’ve been watching the St. Louis Blues regularly this season, you may be under the impression that the team’s defense has taken a big step back in 2014-15 compared to 2013-14. Is it just perception or have the Blues taken their eye off of defense during their offensive outbursts this season? The answer to […]
Brian Elliott’s shutout of the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night gave the goaltender 28 shutouts in his career and 19 with the St. Louis Blues. Elliott’s mark of 19 shutouts with St. Louis places him one behind Jaroslav Halak for the most shutouts in franchise history. Here’s a look at the most shutouts in […]
Martin Brodeur is currently enjoying his one-week leave of absence and is debating his future in the NHL and with the St. Louis Blues. It seems like Brodeur has a couple of options: Remain as the third netminder with the Blues or mutually terminate his contract with the Blues and try to find work somewhere […]
Paul Stastny’s career with the St. Louis Blues got off to a slow start. An early injury and an apparent lack of chemistry resulted in a start which had fans wondering if the Blues overpaid for the forward. Those who avoided a knee-jerk reaction have been rewarded as Stastny’s play has improved and that includes […]
The St. Louis Blues have allowed Martin Brodeur to take a one-week leave of absence. During his time away from the club, Brodeur would decide on what he wants to do next in his career and whether or not that means staying with the Blues. Upon his return from his week off, Brodeur will announce what […]
The Hockey News ranked NHL fighters by their weight class and the results were pretty interesting. Ryan Reaves was classified in the Middleweight class which is composed of players who are between 211 and 224 pounds. Reaves, who is officially listed at 224 pounds, earned the top ranking in the Middleweight class. Here’s the breakdown from […]
Entering the 2014-15 season, it was clear Brian Elliott would be the Blues’ first option in net. However, it was also clear that Jake Allen would see a significant number of starts and depending on his play, may surpass Elliott as the top choice as early as this season. With over half of the 2014-15 […]
Kevin Shattenkirk has had an incredible first half of 2014-15. While Shattenkirk has always been a solid source of offense for the St. Louis Blues, he has elevated his game to a higher level through his team’s first 39 games. As the NHL prepares to hit its midway point, Shattenkirk has been the best offensive […]
In his first game after missing some time with a lower-body injury, Jaden Schwartz made an immediate impact. Though he made several nice plays against the San Jose Sharks, the best was this insane pass to Kevin Shattenkirk. At first his pass looks a little accidental, but upon further review you see Schwartz knew exactly […]
When the news broke that Ryan Reaves was being promoted from the fourth line to the third line, some fans questioned the intent. If you haven’t been following Reaves’ game closely this season, you may have missed the fact he has elevated his game, shed the enforcer label and has transformed into a strong, powerful […]
Chris Porter is going to miss a significant amount of time after suffering a brutal leg injury against the Colorado Avalanche. Porter’s leg appeared to bend awkwardly under his weight following a check and it forced the forward out of the game. Porter will be evaluated again in six weeks. The exact details of Porter’s lower-body […]
Here’s something you may have never seen. David Backes snapped his stick while on the PK but used his skate to drag the puck down the ice in order to kill some time.