The hockey year may be over for the St. Louis Blues, but it’s still rolling for both Vladimir Sobotka and Roman Polak. These two have joined the Czech Republic for the World Championship in Belarus. Sobotka has never played in the World Championship and missed out on suiting up for his country when he came […]
The Blues have given Ken Hitchcock a new deal for the 2014-15 season. They’ve also decided to bring back assistant coach Ray Bennett and associate coach Brad Shaw. Though these three will be returning, the collapse in the playoffs came at a cost as both Corey Hirsch and Gary Agnew will not be joining the […]
Want to see T.J. Oshie on the cover of NHL 15? Of course you do. EA Sports is having their annual vote to see who will grace the cover of their latest NHL video game. NHL 15, due out this Fall, will feature one of the following eight players: Oshie, Phil Kessel, P.K. Subban, Patrice […]
Usually you’ll only see a newspaper ad taken out by an owner or by an athlete when the individual is heading for a new city. In this case, Tom Stillman decided to take out an ad thanking the fans for supporting the team and apologizing for their disappointing effort in 2013-14.
The St. Louis Blues have a lot of questions to answer this summer. While fans have been focused on potential targets for the team to focus on around the NHL, the Blues will first have to figure out how to handle expiring contracts on their roster. Below is a list of the restricted and unrestricted […]
Ryan Reaves dropped the mitts 10 times over the course of 63 games in 2013-14. If it seems like you didn’t see Reaves fight quite as often as you did in previous years, you’re right. He fought seven times in 43 games in 2012-13 and 13 times in 60 games in 2011-12. Though he focused […]
Recently the crew over at The Royal Half rounded up a huge collection of bloggers in an effort to create an awards list which corrects the mistakes made by the Professional Hockey Writers Association. They asked two blogs from each NHL team as well as a few other individuals to give their opinion, naming their […]
It happened much too soon. Workers got to work removing the ice from the Scottrade Center on Tuesday. It’s a sad sight, but it’s also kind of fascinating. The photo at the top of this page, via KMOV, is almost artistic as it’s the only Cup which will be hoisted inside the Scottrade Center in […]
The playoffs are over for the Blues which means all of the details about injuries start leaking out. David Backes was playing with a broken toe. If that sounds painful, there’s the report that Patrik Berglund was playing with a dislocated shoulder.
The St. Louis goaltending picture for 2014-15 is a cloudy one. Will the Blues retain Ryan Miller? What does the future hold for Brian Elliott? Will the team bring in an entirely new face between the pipes? What about Jake Allen? Today, Doug Armstrong answered one of those questions. Jake Allen will be with the […]
The Ryan Miller debate has been raging on Twitter ever since the Blues were eliminated in Game 6. What should the Blues do with the goaltender? Should they sign him to a new deal or let him walk after a failed playoff campaign? The answer isn’t an easy one, but if you were forced to […]
Post-game interviews after a series exit are always difficult. They’re also pretty telling if a player strays from the usual script. In the case of Ryan Miller, he opted to talk about his summer plans as opposed to giving a comment on his future with the Blues. A comment like this should give Blues fans […]
Same story, different year. There’s really not much which needs to be said, but let’s hit on a couple of points before closing the book on 2013-14 and trying to forget about yet another disappointing ending. Ryan Miller Here’s my issue with the whole Ryan Miller trade: It’s not the trade the Blues needed to […]
Here’s an outstanding and surreal graphic comparing the Blues in 2013 vs. the Blues in 2014. Does the Blues’ 3-2 hole against the Blackhawks feel familiar? It should. It’s basically the exact same thing we saw against the Kings.
There’s not much that can be said about Game 5. Like Game 4, the Blues had several opportunities to go out in front. Countless missed empty nets, bad changes and abysmal defending. It was more of the same in Game 5, but this time the Blues made it their mission to miss at least four […]