David Backes is day-to-day, will miss some time

David Backes is considered day-to-day and will miss potentially the final few games of the regular season. Backes hobbled off when he blocked a shot and fell awkwardly against the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night. This looks like the exact definition of a “if he had to play, he would” injury. Backes needs some time […]

Jake Allen sent to Peoria, Blues will use Halak/Elliott rest of the way

It's been an incredibly busy and extremely interesting day in St. Louis. First, the Blues traded for defenseman Jordan Leopold. Next, the team arguably caused even larger waves by sending Jake Allen down to Peoria while officially announcing that the team would use Jaroslav Halak and Brian Elliott the rest of the year.  Brace yourself, […]