ANAHEIM, CA - JANUARY 08:  Ryan Kesler #17 of the Anaheim Ducks attempts a move around Carl Gunnarsson #4 of the St. Louis Blues during the third period at Honda Center on January 8, 2016 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Blues extend Carl Gunnarsson for 3 years, $8.7 million

The Blues have given Carl Gunnarsson a three-year, $8.7 million extension which will keep the defenseman with the team through the 2018-19 season. Gunnarsson’s extension comes at an average cap hit of $2.9 million, which is actually a discount compared to his current $3.15 million cap hit. The announcement of his new extension came at […]

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Video: Blues honor Cardinals history with Winter Classic announcement

The best part of the Blues’ announcement that the 2017 Winter Classic would be held in Busch Stadium against the Chicago Blackhawks was this incredible video connecting the history of the St. Louis Cardinals to the great game of hockey. Awesome video and a great way to market the event in St. Louis.

ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 13: A general view of Busch Stadium during third inning of a game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the St. Louis Cardinals on April 13, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

Blues will officially host the 2017 Winter Classic

The NHL is pretty bad at keeping secrets. Reports of the Blues hosting the 2017 Winter Classic at Busch Stadium slipped out weeks ago. Word spread, and yet the NHL kept their lips closed on the topic despite more and more outlets running the story. Finally, prior to the Blackhawks and Blues battling at Scottrade, […]

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Video: Jake Allen slides over to rob Jason Pominville

Nino Niederreiter’s insane pass to Jason Pominville probably should have resulted in a goal for the Wild. Niederreiter’s spinning, no-look pass managed to get through traffic and find an open Pominville who appeared to have a completely open look. Jake Allen had other plans and managed to slide over and make an incredible save. That’s filthy. Which […]

DALLAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 29:  Steve Ott #9 of the St. Louis Blues at American Airlines Center on September 29, 2015 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Blues targeting early April for Steve Ott’s return

Steve Ott might be the most polarizing skater on the St. Louis Blues. Some fans love him while others … not so much. Ott has been sidelined since December 5th after doing the splits into the boards which later required surgeries on both hamstrings. Ott’s initial timeline was three months, but the Blues appear to […]

NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 30:  Vladimir Tarasenko #91 of the St. Louis Blues poses for a 2016 NHL All-Star portrait at Bridgestone Arena on January 30, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Sanford Myers/Getty Images)

Tarasenko, Steen and Lehtera named to World Cup teams

Preliminary World Cup of Hockey rosters were announced and at least three members of the St. Louis Blues will be competing. Alexander Steen was named to team Sweden, Jori Lehtera was named to team Finland and Vladimir Tarasenko will compete for Russia. Only 16 roster spots were named for each competing team, meaning that it’s […]

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23:  Ty Rattie #61 of the St. Louis Blues warms up prior to facing the Colorado Avalanche during their preseason game at Pepsi Center on September 23, 2011 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Ty Rattie producing on offense, but Blues send him down

Ty Rattie has been on a decent run of late, scoring four goals in his past eight games. His play during this run hasn’t been outstanding, but he’s been showing signs of growing and it’s impossible to ignore the goals which have been few and far between for the rest of the St. Louis roster. […]

ST. LOUIS, MO - JANUARY 29: Doug Armstrong general manager of the St. Louis Blues talks at Martin Brodeurs retirement press conference at Scottrade Center on January 29, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

Blues display some puzzling logic at the trade deadline

Predictably, the Blues were quiet on deadline day. The day in itself was pretty uneventful, as contenders loaded up on talent in the days heading into the actual final day of trades. The Blues stood where they were, their lone trade involving Anders Nilsson occurring days earlier. If the Blues’ lack of action was frustrating, the […]

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Video: Robby Fabbri’s slick goal against Cam Ward

The Blues rattled off five goals against a depleted Hurricanes roster and the best came from young Robby Fabbri. Fabbri’s speed allowed him to get behind the ‘Canes defense, but his hands deserve all the praise for completely fooling goaltender Cam Ward. Filthy.

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 12:  Goaltender Anders Nilsson #39 of the Edmonton Oilers in action during the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on January 12, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Oilers 4-3 in overtime.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Blues acquire Anders Nilsson from the Oilers

The Blues made a rather insignificant, potentially unneccessary trade on Saturday morning by acquiring goaltender Anders Nilsson from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for goaltender Niklas Lundstrom and a 2016 fifth-round draft pick. The trade was made by the Blues for one simple reason: NHL experience. Nilsson has NHL experience while the team’s current backup options behind […]

ST. LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 8: Troy Brouwer #36 of the St. Louis Blues is congratulated by teammates after scoring his first goal as a member of the Blues against the Edmonton Oilers  at the Scottrade Center on October 8, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Blues add free Wi-Fi to Scottrade Center

The Scottrade Center is where cell phone service goes to die. If you’ve ever tried to check Facebook, Twitter or anything else on your phone while at a Blues game, you know it’s pretty much impossible. At least it used to be. The Blues announced today that they have installed free Wi-Fi at Scottrade for […]

CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 24: Brian Elliott #1 of the St. Louis Blues scoops up the puck against the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on January 24, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Blues 2-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

And now Brian Elliott is out at least 4 weeks

The Blues can’t catch a break when it comes to injuries. Brian Elliott can’t catch a break when it comes to his time with the Blues. After allowing a goal, Elliott was forced to leave the game early against the San Jose Sharks and will now miss at least four weeks with a lower-body injury. […]

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Blues extend offers to recruit Rams fans

The St. Louis Blues are extending a special offer to St. Louis Rams fans who are looking for a new team. In a playful effort to “recruit” Rams fans over to the Blues, the club is offering a special free ticket offer and an extremely discounted jersey for new fans. Ticket offer: Choose any three […]

PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 24:  Jake Allen #34 of the St. Louis Blues protects the net 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)

How should the Blues use Jake Allen?

The St. Louis Blues have officially activated Jake Allen off of the injured reserve after the netminder suffered a lower-body injury back in early January. Brian Elliott has played in every game since Allen was injured, playing some of the best hockey of his career. Now that Allen is back, how will the Blues use […]

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 21: Alexander Steen #20 of the St. Louis Blues in action against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on December 21, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Alexander Steen out at least four weeks

Just when things appeared to be going fairly well for the Blues, Alexander Steen landed awkwardly on his shoulder/arm after a hit from Coyotes defenseman Kevin Connauton. Steen left the game and the team is now saying he will be placed on IR with an upper-body injury and will be evaluated in four weeks. Steen’s injury […]

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