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Four Blues return home with medals from Sochi

The 2014 Winter Olympics are over. Four members of the St. Louis Blues are returning to St. Louis with an Olympic medal in hand. Jay Bouwmeester and Alex Pietrangelo are bringing gold medals back home while Alexander Steen and Patrik Berglund are returning with silver medals.  Overall, it was an extremely impressive showing by the St. […]

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Backes, Oshie and Shattenkirk fail to medal in Sochi

The Team USA rollercoaster ride has finally ended. After seeing expectations and attention for the team grow to insane levels after T.J. Oshie's incredible shootout performance, the team crashed out of the Olympics with two disappointing defeats. The Americans first were contained by Canada in a game which was more lopsided than the 1-0 score indicates […]

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GIF: Oshie juggles a puck with his head, skates and stick

If you've watched the Blues practice or warm up before a game, you've probably seen T.J. Oshie juggling the puck around the ice. It's usually a ridiculous display of coordination and skill. He often flips the puck high into the air, catching it with seemingly no effort on the blade of his stick.  Oshie continued […]

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Jaroslav Halak’s disappointing Olympics

Jaroslav Halak isn't having quite as much fun in Sochi as other members of the St. Louis Blues. While fans are still buzzing about T.J. Oshie's ridiculous shootout effort, they're also speaking in hushed, concerned tones about Halak's dismal effort with Slovakia.  In two games with Slovakia, Halak is 0-2 with a 5.13 GAA and a […]

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Olympic Giveaway: Win a T.J. Sochi shirt

T.J. Oshie is an Olympic hero. It didn't take long after his ridiculous 4-for-6 shootout performance for a wide range of memes, videos and even merchandise to consume the Internet.  One of the coolest items to spring up after Oshie's heroics was this "T.J. Sochi" shirt from Rivalry Wear. Aside from the play on words, […]

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Video: T.J. Oshie goes 4-for-6 in Olympic shootout thriller

T.J. Oshie is an Olympic hero. Six times his name was called on during a shootout against Russia and four times he buried the puck in the back of the net. Oshie faced immense pressure and rose to the challenge, repeatedly, and helped USA defeat Russia by a score of three to two.  Watch the […]

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Blues have the #5 fan base according to Nielsen study

St. Louis Blues fans are a passionate bunch. However, many have speculated that the fan base is dwarfed by those in other cities due to a variety of factors, including the fact the city of St. Louis is considered a baseball town.  A report from Nielsen analyzed the various U.S. sports markets and ranked each […]

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Other Olympic events the Blues should compete in

The St. Louis Blues are off for the next couple of weeks. While Olympic hockey is a nice substitute (you know, if you're actually able to watch the games and not have them spoiled), it's just not the same as Blues hockey, especially considering how well 2013-14 has gone.  There are several members of the […]

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Video: Here’s another T.J. Oshie shootout gem

T.J. Oshie is a shootout master. In his career, Oshie is 25-for-46 (54.3%) and has the second best scoring percentage of any active skater with at least 20 attempts. He's one of the league's absolute best when it comes to the skills competition.  This season he is 7-for-10 (70%) and is tied with Logan Couture and Jonathan […]

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Video: T.J. Oshie does some detective work, discovers he scored

T.J. Oshie may have been the only person in the building or watching the broadcast who thought the puck entered the net when he fired a shot towards Ottawa's goal in the second period. Everyone assumed the puck deflected and went out of play, but Oshie did some detective work and discovered the puck tucked […]

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Net problem for the Blues?

EDITOR'S NOTE: Occasionally I'll feature articles from other writers. Some want their name displayed, others don't. It's up to them. The objective is to feature some different perspectives and opinions on the site.  The season is in full swing in St Louis. It looked as though it'd be a tough campaign in the realigned and […]

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Ty Rattie continues to impress with the Chicago Wolves

Things have been going pretty well for the Blues at the NHL level. In fact, things have been going so well that we've barely had any time to check in on one of the team's most exciting prospects – Ty Rattie. The 2013-14 campaign was supposed to be a telling one for Rattie as he […]

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Vladimir Sobotka on IR, will be re-evaluated in 4 weeks

Fans held their breath when Vladimir Sobotka hobbled off the ice against the Carolina Hurricanes. Things looked bleak, but the feeling immediately after the game was that Sobotka would be classified as day-to-day and at worst might miss a couple contests.  Unfortunately, the situation is much more severe. Sobotka was placed on the IR by […]

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Broadcast Blooper: Blues beat Blues according to KSDK

The Blues fell to the Carolina Hurricanes by a score of 3-1 on Friday night. You probably knew this, but someone apparently forgot to tell the folks over at KSDK.  In a rather impressive blooper, KSDK stated that the Blues stifled the Blues and were able to eke out a win. Way to go Blues! […]

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Hockey Schedule – Follow the Blues in Sochi

The St. Louis Blues will be well represented during the Winter Olympics. Odds are you'll want to follow all of them while they're competing. That can be a pretty challenging task considering the time zone difference and the fact the Olympic schedule can be pretty difficult to navigate. The good folks over at Sports Interaction […]

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