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BOSTON, MA - MARCH 17:  Andre Benoit #61 of the Buffalo Sabres skates against the Boston Bruins during overtime  at TD Garden on March 17, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Blues add Andre Benoit for defensive depth

The Blues continued to fill out their depth, signing defenseman Andre Benoit to a one-year, two-way contract believed to pay a $600,000 NHL salary and a $350,000 AHL salary. Benoit previously skated for the Buffalo Sabres, appearing in 59 games in 2014-15 while scoring one goal and eight assists. Benoit, 31, is purely a depth signing. Though […]

ANAHEIM, CA - FEBRUARY 28:  Magnus Paajarvi #56 of the St. Louis Blues skates against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on February 28, 2014 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Magnus Paajarvi has filed for salary arbitration

The St. Louis Blues have hinted that they’d like to see what Magnus Paajarvi has to offer in 2015-16, but first they’d need to sign the restricted free agent. Paajarvi has filed for salary arbitration and will next have a hearing between July 20th and August 4th in which an arbitrator will rule on his […]

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 03: Alexander Steen #20 of the St. Louis Blues skates with the puck against the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period on December 3, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Alexander Steen’s nice message for Barret Jackman and T.J. Oshie

It’s difficult for fans to watch players move to new teams. It’s even harder for former teammates to see their friends move on. Alexander Steen illustrated this perfectly with a really nice message on Instagram for Barret Jackman and T.J. Oshie. Hard to see good friends move on to new teams. You guys do so […]

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 15:  T.J. Oshie #74 of United States skates against Russia during the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group A game on day eight of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 15, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

T.J. Oshie comments on his trade to the Capitals

The Blues promised changes would be made after another disappointing playoff exit and they delivered with a surprising trade of T.J. Oshie to the Washington Capitals. Fan opinion on the deal has been split (almost exactly 50-50 based on this poll), but the dust is settling and all of the players involved in the trade […]

TORONTO, ON - MARCH 23:  Kyle Brodziak #21 of the Minnesota Wild skates against the Toronto Maple Leafs during an NHL game at the Air Canada Centre on March 23, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Wild defeated the Leafs 2-1. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Kyle Brodziak signs one-year deal with Blues

The T.J. Oshie trade will continue to receive all of the attention, but the Blues went out and made a solid signing Thursday night by inking Kyle Brodziak to a one-year deal. Brodziak most recently skated with the Minnesota Wild and had 20 points across 73 regular season games. The Blues were seeking a bit of […]

PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 24:  T.J. Oshie #74 of the St. Louis Blues skates during the game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center on March 24, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Poll: Do you like the T.J. Oshie trade?

The T.J. Oshie trade is still settling in, but it already has been an extremely divisive and polarizing topic. Some fans are happy the core has been altered while others are sad Oshie is gone or are unhappy with the return. I offered my opinion, but it’s time to poll the fans who follow this […]

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 06:  T.J. Oshie #74 of the St. Louis Blues during the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on January 6, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Blues defeated the Coyotes 6-0.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Reaction: Blues trade T.J. Oshie to the Capitals

Fans begging for the Blues to change their core got their wish. T.J. Oshie has been traded to the Capitals in exchange for forward Troy Brouwer, goaltender Pheonix Copley and a 2016 third-round pick. Consider this not only a major move which alters the St. Louis roster, but also one which sends a big wakeup call to those […]

DALLAS, TX - MARCH 15:  Zbynek Michalek #6 of the St. Louis Blues at American Airlines Center on March 15, 2015 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Zbynek Michalek heads back to the Coyotes

The Blues weren’t expected to bring back Zbynek Michalek and that became official as the defenseman headed back to the Arizona Coyotes with a two-year, $6.4 million contract. The Blues originally acquired Michalek from the Coyotes prior to the 2014-15 trade deadline in exchange for Maxim Letunov and a conditional third-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. […]

DALLAS, TX - APRIL 03:  Jori Lehtera #12 of the St. Louis Blues at American Airlines Center on April 3, 2015 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Blues give Jori Lehtera a three-year contract extension

While Blues fans wait for Vladimir Tarasenko to receive a new contract, the team rewarded Jori Lehtera with a three-year, $14.1 million extension. Lehtera’s current deal wasn’t going to expire until after the 2015-16 campaign, which means he’s now in the mix through 2018-19.

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 05:  Portrait of Barret Jackman #5 of the St. Louis Blues before a faceoff against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on March 5, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Barret Jackman signs with the Nashville Predators

It didn’t take long for Barret Jackman to find a new team. After the Blues made it publicly known that they wouldn’t be signing the defenseman, numerous teams expressed their interest including a few from the Central Division. The Central is exactly where Jackman has landed as he has signed a deal with the Nashville […]

BUFFALO, NY - DECEMBER 26:  Konrad Abeltshauser, #6 of Germany plays the puck back as he is tracked by forward Gregory Hofmann, #13 of Germanyduring the 2011 IIHF World U20 Championship game between Germany and Switzerland on December 26, 2010 at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Blues acquire Konrad Abeltshauser in a trade with San Jose

The Blues have traded a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for German defenseman Konrad Abeltshauser. The trade barely registers on the noteworthy meter and likely won’t factor in the team’s roster for 2015-16. Abeltshauser skated in 50 AHL games in 2014-15 with the Worcester Sharks. Over […]

during the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center on June 27, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida.

Blues are mostly quiet during the draft, earn low marks

The St. Louis Blues were rarely heard from during the 2015 NHL Draft. The team made a total of six selections over the weekend, but fans who were expecting the club to make a major trade or acquire a first-round pick were left disappointed. How did the hockey media grade the Blues’ effort during the […]

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Video: J.J. Watt scores a goal on Brian Elliott

Brian Elliott faced an unfamiliar opponent during a recent charity event – J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans. Watt skated in to take a shootout attempt and unloaded a blistering slapper which beat Elliott. Of course, Elliott was diving out of the way of the blast, but this was a rare occasion where two players […]

ANAHEIM, CA - FEBRUARY 28:  Kevin Shattenkirk #22 of the St. Louis Blues skates against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on February 28, 2014 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Rumor suggested Blues were shopping Shattenkirk in the first round

The St. Louis Blues were silent during the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft. The team didn’t have a pick and didn’t make any noise on the trade front. However, there was one extremely weird, random rumor which surfaced from an Edmonton Oilers reporter. Matheson appeared to be throwing out names without any inside information, […]

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