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Blues implode, tumble out of the playoffs

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 […]

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Blues waste incredible effort from Tarasenko, drop Game 4

The Blues looked outstanding for long stretches in Game 4. Vladimir Tarasenko was spectacular, notching two goals in what proved to be a losing effort. With a 3-2 lead and only a handful of minutes left to play in the third, a victory was within reach. Then the Blues committed the #1 mistake you can’t […]

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Reaction to the Brent Seabrook hit on David Backes

Brent Seabrook’s hit on David Backes was an ugly one. The Chicago defenseman leveled Backes with a shoulder which struck the St. Louis captain in the head. Opinions on the hit have varied, but most agree that the hit deserves some NHL discipline. Here’s the hit if you missed it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSNtMDkRjBA Yikes. Here’s what Seabrook […]

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Chicago newspapers react to Game 1 loss

Blues fans are still celebrating the team’s insane triple OT win against the Blackhawks. As you might imagine, Chicago isn’t quite as chipper. Here’s a look at some of the newspaper covers seen around the city following the big loss, courtesy of Newseum. Chicago Sun-Times   Clever, but interesting decision to connect it to horse […]

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Notes & Stats: Blues 2, Kings 4

The St. Louis Blues lost. Again. The Blues hung with the Los Angeles Kings through two periods and 17 minutes of the third before ultimately allowing a third goal which sealed the result. It wasn't until the Kings scored on an empty net that the Blues finally woke up and seemed to care about the […]

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