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Blues extend Hitchcock, Shaw and Bennett, release Agnew and Hirsch

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 […]

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St. Louis Blues: List of restricted and unrestricted free agents

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 […]

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Video: Ryan Reaves’ best fights from 2013-14

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 […]

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Armstrong: Jake Allen will be with the Blues in 2014-15

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 […]

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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 are following the 2013 script in 2014

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.

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Seabrook Swallows t-shirt makes St. Louis newscast

St. Louis newscasts are notoriously painful to sit through. If you can stomach the stations trying to shove a local, pointless angle down your throat, you’ll be rewarded with sports coverage which barely recognizes any teams outside of the Cardinals. With all of the above in mind, it’s rather remarkable that a Blues fans was […]

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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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Game 3 is top-rated Blues game in Fox Sports Midwest history

Just one day after it was released that the Blues had the highest average TV ratings of any Western Conference playoff team, Fox Sports Midwest announces that Game 3 was the most-watched Blues game in their history. Game 3 earned an 11.9 rating, besting the previous high of 11.0 set in 2012 when the Blues […]

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Blues post huge TV ratings after two games

The Blues have posted some huge TV ratings through the first couple games of the first round. In fact, they’ve posted the largest average ratings of any team in the Western Conference. When comparing the Blues to the league as a whole, the club ranks third in average ratings through the first five days of […]

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David Backes’ status remains unclear

Will David Backes be able to play in Game 3? Better yet, will he be able to return at any point during the series against Chicago? These are the questions Blues fans are asking one day removed from Brent Seabrook’s dirty hit on the St. Louis captain. Backes’ status can be summarized with one word: […]

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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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