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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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Alex Pietrangelo was mic’d up for OT winner

Alex Pietrangelo was mic’d up during Game 1 between the Blues and Blackhawks. Even after being on the ice for over 44 minutes (44:08 to be exact), Pietrangelo still had plenty of energy left to celebrate Alexander Steen’s goal. Things that make this video awesome: 1. Steve Ott is apparently “Otter” according to Pietrangelo. 2. […]

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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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Blues ratings on Fox Sports Midwest hit new all-time high

The St. Louis Blues had some attendance woes during the 2013-14 season, but one area they thrived in was television. Fox Sports Midwest reports that the Blues had their highest all-time ratings in 2013-14. The Blues averaged a 4.0 according to Nielsen, besting the previous high (3.9) during the abbreviated season last year. The Blues’ […]

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Blues will give out t-shirts for Game 1

The St. Louis Blues usually hand out one of two items during the playoffs: Rally towels or Thunder Sticks. The towels are always fun and Thunder Sticks are … well, no one would miss them. The Blues have decided to do things a little bit differently for Game 1 against the Blackhawks. This time they’re […]

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Hitchcock says every injured player will play in the first round

Are you worried about all of the injuries on the St. Louis roster? Maybe you shouldn’t be. While it’s unclear who will return and when, it’s pretty interesting seeing Hitchcock make such a bold statement. It’s a telling comment, but it leaves him a bit of wiggle room. Yes, that means everyone. In case you’ve […]

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2013-14: Ryan Miller vs. Jaroslav Halak vs. Brian Elliott

The 2013-14 regular season is officially in the books. As the Blues turn their attention on the playoffs, let’s take a quick look back at the season that was. Specifically, let’s see how the three goaltenders for the Blues performed. This was the most criticized and scrutinized area on the roster, so it only makes […]

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TV info for Blues-Stars on April 11th

The Blues-Stars game on Friday night will be on alternate channels due to the Cardinals-Cubs game. Make all of the “baseball gets preferential treatment” comments you’d like, but here’s where you can find some hockey. FOX Sports Midwest Plus channel numbers All areas AT&T U-verse 691 (HD 1691) DirecTV 671-1 (HD 671-1) Dish 460 St. […]

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Verizon boosts service in the Scottrade Center

Cell service is notoriously awful inside the Scottrade Center. Even what should be fairly simple, like sending a text message, is nearly impossible. Don’t even try to surf the web or make a call. The idea of having Wi-Fi inside the arena is one that seems like a distant dream. Verizon has taken steps to […]

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Blues’ struggles are disheartening, but not surprising

The St. Louis Blues had a pretty tough weekend. They first dropped an ugly game against the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday before closing out the weekend with another defeat against the Chicago Blackhawks. In the scheme of things, the two losses weren’t too big of a story. They’re drops of water in the 82-game bucket […]

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Blues set franchise record for wins in a season

An ugly 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres set a new franchise record as the Blues hit 52 wins in a season for the first time in the club’s history. It wasn’t the team’s best effort of the year (in fact, it may have been one of the worst in which they still earned two […]

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Video: Ryan Miller robs Michael Raffl

Ryan Miller made a ton of huge saves in a 1-0 shootout win over the Philadelphia Flyers. In his first shutout with the Blues, Miller stood tall, repeatedly keeping the Blues in the game with big save after big save. You could fill an entire highlight reel with Miller’s saves from last night, but his […]

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