Ken Hitchcock took over the St. Louis Blues’ Twitter account to answer questions from fans. While most of the questions he answered were fun or dealt with his previous experiences, one answer shed some light on the upcoming season and potential lines. Hitchcock loves to juggle lines and his answer here may partially reveal why […]
Once upon a time, Matt D’Agostini was a player a large percentage of St. Louis Blues fans adored. While his popularity never reached the levels of a David Backes or a T.J. Oshie, D’Agostini was one of those guys you couldn’t help put root for on a personal level. Things were rolling along and D’Agostini […]
If and when Vladimir Sobotka returns to the Blues, he’ll be playing under a one-year, $2.725 million contract. The number was reached through arbitration, even though Sobotka has already made it known that he’ll be in the KHL in 2014-15. Though Sobotka’s contract has been decided, it still leaves a lot of questions unanswered. Will […]
T.J. Oshie took his game to the fairways to compete in the American Century Championship, a celebrity golf tournament held in Lake Tahoe. Oshie joined Martin Brodeur, Joe Sakic and Jeremy Roenick as the four NHL representatives competing. Unfortunately, Oshie’s putting was pretty ugly from seven feet out. Not quite Erik Johnson in a golf […]
Get your Google Translator ready. This article from iSport.cz details Vladimir Sobotka’s move to the KHL. While the translator is only moderately useful when it comes to understanding articles like this, it reveals a pretty interesting ending statement suggesting Sobotka has no intention of returning to the Blues.
Doug Armstrong recently held a chat with Blues fans and he shed a little bit of light on the negotiations with Jaden Schwartz. To date, we really haven’t heard much about Schwartz, but Armstrong states that the team is in the initial process of figuring out a new contract for the forward. Armstrong’s comments, via […]
It’s that time again. Yes, it’s the time of the year (one of many) where we shift our collective attention to Vegas and see what sort of odds the St. Louis Blues have to escape the Western Conference and win the Stanley Cup.
Chris Butler is coming home. The St. Louis Blues have signed Butler to a one-year, two-way contract. The move gives the Blues a bit of additional depth both at the NHL and at the AHL level. Butler, a St. Louis native, most recently spent time with the Calgary Flames. Paul Stastny led the way and […]
Ken Hitchcock recently spoke with Dan Rosen and he addressed a variety of topics. He spoke about Paul Stastny, Vladimir Sobotka, Steve Ott and the team’s goaltending duo of Brian Elliott and Jake Allen. As you might imagine, Hitchcock had some interesting things to say. Here’s a collection of some of his most interesting quotes, […]
Vladimir Sobotka abandoning the NHL in favor of the KHL was a difficult pill to swallow. For the Blues, they lost a solid hockey player who unfortunately overvalued the skills he brought to the ice. The team followed up Sobotka’s decision by giving Steve Ott a two-year contract. Approximately 95% of fans groaned, aware that […]
The Brenden Morrow era in St. Louis has come to an end. The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed Morrow to a one-year, $1.55 million contract. It was clear Morrow was on his way out well before the Blues signed Paul Stastny and Jori Lehtera, but those deals only confirmed that there wouldn’t be room for Morrow […]
The St. Louis Blues have signed Steve Ott to a two-year, $5.2 million contract. The news preceded the upsetting news about Vladimir Sobotka leaving for the KHL, but it’s clear the Ott signing was a direct response to the sudden absence of Sobotka. Ott may be a bit overpriced, but his contract is pretty reasonable […]
Vladimir Sobotka is reportedly leaving the NHL to play in the KHL with Omsk. The St. Louis Blues made several offers to the forward, but ultimately Sobotka chose more money in order to play in the KHL.
Ken Hitchcock is planning on Brian Elliott being the starting netminder for the Blues in 2014-15. That point may have been assumed by most Blues fans, but Hitchcock’s comments make it sound like the split between Elliott and Jake Allen won’t be as close as some may believe. As seen in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch […]