Video: David Backes crushes Dan Carcillo

The Chicago Blackhawks have a roster full of villains, but perhaps the most despised might be Dan Carcillo. The instigator is always trying to stir things up which is why this huge hit by David Backes was so satisfying.

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 06:  Carl Gunnarsson #4 of the St. Louis Blues congratulates goaltender Brian Elliott #1 after defeating the Arizona Coyotes 6-0 in the NHL game at Gila River Arena on January 6, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

How should the Blues respond to a blowout loss?

The Blues were crushed by the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night. Crushed might be putting things nicely. The Blue Jackets scored seven times in their dominant effort against the Blues, ending the team’s 13-game point streak. Brian Elliott was chased after allowing four goals and Jake Allen allowed three in relief. So, what do […]

poses for a portrait prior to the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game at Nationwide Arena on January 25, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio.

Kevin Shattenkirk’s injury may cost him the Norris

The St. Louis Blues announced that Kevin Shattenkirk needs abdominal surgery and will be evaluated on a week-to-week basis. The surgery will reportedly take place in seven to 10 days and then the recovery period will be on the week-to-week basis previously mentioned. The injury is obviously a tough blow for the Blues, but it […]

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 06:  Dmitrij Jaskin #23 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)

Blues lead THN’s latest power rankings

The Hockey News released their latest batch of NHL rankings and a familiar team is at the top of the list. Despite injuries littering the roster, the Blues have consistently found ways to win and are battling the Nashville Predators for the top spot in the Central. Here’s why the Blues are top overall, via […]

Blues hosting plenty of stars at Scottrade Center in February

The St. Louis Blues have been one of the most consistent teams in the Western Conference all season long. They are winners of five straight games, moving them above the Chicago Blackhawks into second in the Central Division. They are on an absolute roll, winning 10 of their previous 11 matchups and sit two points […]

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 06:  Alex Pietrangelo #27 of the St. Louis Blues following 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)

Forecasts indicate the Blues are basically a lock to make the playoffs

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 […]

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Hull, Tarasenko and Chase mock Deflate Gate in McBride Homes ad

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 […]

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 06:  Jay Bouwmeester #19 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)

Blues have weakened defensively, but only slightly

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 […]

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 06:  Goaltender Brian Elliott #1 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)

Brian Elliott closing in on franchise shutout record

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 […]

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 03: Martin Brodeur #30 of the St. Louis Blues warms up before the game against the Chicago Blackhawks on December 3, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Report: Doug Armstrong may offer Martin Brodeur a front office job

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 […]

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 06:  Paul Stastny #26 of the St. Louis Blues faces off 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)

Paul Stastny is proving to be dominant in the faceoff circle

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 […]

UNIONDALE, NY - DECEMBER 06:  Martin Brodeur #30 of the St. Louis Blues tends net against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 6, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. The Blues defeated the Islanders 6-4.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Brodeur takes leave of absence, time in STL may be up

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 […]

ANAHEIM, CA - JANUARY 02:  Ryan Reaves #75 of the St. Louis Blues fights Clayton Stoner #3 of the Anaheim Ducks to the ice during the first period at Honda Center on January 2, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Ryan Reaves named best Middleweight fighter by THN

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 […]

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