On Klim Kostin

  With the 31st pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, “St. Louis Blues are proud to select, from the Moscow Dynamo, Klim Kostin” -Bill Armstrong According to Tim Taylor, the Blues’ Director of Player Development, Klim Kostin “could be an absolute steal in the draft, maybe (the biggest) I’ve ever seen. He’s an absolute… Read More On Klim Kostin

Predators, Panthers, and Blues remain interested in veteran winger, Chris Neil

   Veteran winger, and well known “tough guy”, Chris Neil seems to be drawing interest from three teams; Nashville, Florida, and St. Louis. It was known throughout the day today that Ottawa remained in the mix to bring Neil back home, however an Ottawa source, Murray Pham, has told me the the Senators are now… Read More Predators, Panthers, and Blues remain interested in veteran winger, Chris Neil

Will the Blues shoot off fireworks on July 1st, capping off their grand finale of an off-season?

   Following one of the best draft nights in recent Blues history, it could possibly end up being just the pre-show to this offseason. Will the Blues set off more fireworks on July 1st, capping off their grand finale of an off-season? Heading into Prospect Camp, the St. Louis Blues were very content with how… Read More Will the Blues shoot off fireworks on July 1st, capping off their grand finale of an off-season?

With Berglund’s Injury, What’s next for Blues as Free Agency Looms?

It will be the 2nd time since the 2015-2016 season that Blues forward Patrik Berglund will start the season on the Injured Reserve list as he had surgery to fix a left dislocated shoulder injury that occurred while training in Sweden.  Berglund’s timeline has him returning in a Blues uniform in December.  This news is… Read More With Berglund’s Injury, What’s next for Blues as Free Agency Looms?

Blues get thier center, acquire Brayden Schenn in a draft day shocker

   During last night’s first round of the NHL draft, the Flyers and Blues announced the biggest trade of the night. The St. Louis Blues have hoped to acquired the coveted number one center they’ve desperately been lacking, in Brayden Schenn. In exchange, the Blues traded center Jori Lehtera, 27th overall selection, and a conditional… Read More Blues get thier center, acquire Brayden Schenn in a draft day shocker

Kostin, Blues in talks to sign ELC; he WILL play in North America next season

   In Friday’s first round of the 2017 NHL Entry draft, the St. Louis Blues selected LW/RW Russian, Klim Kostin at #31 overall. Kostin (the 31st overall selection), was acquired via trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins. In exchange, the Blues traded away fan favorite, Ryan Reaves. The trade also sent the Blues center, Oskar Sundqvist;… Read More Kostin, Blues in talks to sign ELC; he WILL play in North America next season

Will the Blues potentially have interest in a 4 time Cup Champion? 

   The 2016-17 NHL season is officially over after the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Nashville Predators in 6 games in the Stanley Cup Final. Pittsburgh has won back to back Cups for the first time since the 90’s and its due to a solid core group with great role players and veterans. However, the most… Read More Will the Blues potentially have interest in a 4 time Cup Champion? 

Washington holds the final piece of the puzzle that would arguably bring Lord Stanley to St. Lou

   Much was at stake in game 7 between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins. Legacies were on the line, Careers were on the line, and a trip to the Eastern Conference Finals were on the line. The Capitals couldn’t get over the hump yet again, losing game 7 at home and exchanging their hockey… Read More Washington holds the final piece of the puzzle that would arguably bring Lord Stanley to St. Lou

St. Louis Blues vs. Wild series recap and 3 stars of the series

PAAJARVI!! Who picked Magnus Paajarvi to score the series clinching OT goal in yesterday’s game?  I know I didn’t.  You have to give credit to Vladimir Sobotka for the set-up on the goal though.  Sobotka quickly cut away from Martin Hanzal at the corner boards and went straight for the middle.  Jared Spurgeon went away from Paajarvi to… Read More St. Louis Blues vs. Wild series recap and 3 stars of the series

Paul Stastny could potentially return to the Blues lineup in Game 5

After jumping out to a 3-0 series lead behind what were all close games, the St. Louis Blues finally succumbed to a loss Wednesday night in Game 4 at home. The Blues offense struggled, and Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk stopped all 28 shots he faced. But the Blues have taken three of four games… Read More Paul Stastny could potentially return to the Blues lineup in Game 5

The latest on Shattenkirk: Trade, hold, extend, or let him walk?

The summer’s hottest potential unrestricted free agent, Kevin Shattenkirk has been swirling around multiple rumors dating back to last season. After nearly striking multiple deals involving the speedy defenseman with Arizona, Edmonton, and Boston, the Blues seemed to have had little to no talks since the Draft. With a little less than a half of… Read More The latest on Shattenkirk: Trade, hold, extend, or let him walk?

It’s not time to panic, it’s time to respect the Note. 

So far, the St. Louis Blues’ playoff run has been a roller coaster of ups and downs. Some nights you’ll see a team that can legitimately run four lines, wear the opposing team down with their power, bear down and score goals in tic-tac-toe fashion, and even get stellar goaltending. Some of us will be… Read More It’s not time to panic, it’s time to respect the Note. 

Why the Blues will be cup contenders for years to come: The 2017-18 St. Louis Blues (Includes Backes & Shattenkirk contracts) 

The St. Louis Blues have had quite an interesting season with multiple injuries but somehow are still in contention for number one seed in the Western conference. This led me to looking closer at the depth of the Blues. Guys like Jaskin, Rattie, Lindbohm, Bortuzzo, and yes, even Paajarvi have all stepped up at some… Read More Why the Blues will be cup contenders for years to come: The 2017-18 St. Louis Blues (Includes Backes & Shattenkirk contracts) 

Prospect Spotlight: Blues Prospect, Mackenzie MacEachern

Player Spotlight Name: Mackenzie MacEachern Position: Left Wing Born: March 9, 1994  (Age 22 ) Hometown: Troy, Michigan Height: 6’3 Weight: 205 My prospect of the month is St. Louis Blues prospect, Mackenzie MacEachern. MacEachern has played great as of late and has had a great season in the NCAA this year. This season Mackenzie has produced… Read More Prospect Spotlight: Blues Prospect, Mackenzie MacEachern

Why there’s Really No ‘Goalie Controversy’ in St. Louis

The St. Louis Blues haven’t had a true number-1 goalie since Jaroslav Halak in 2011-12, but really haven’t experienced long term success with just one netminder since Grant Fuhr played from 1996-99 (249 GP). With that in mind fans have obviously gotten used to a 2-goalie system, yet seem to always be in search of the… Read More Why there’s Really No ‘Goalie Controversy’ in St. Louis

Player Spotlight: Blues prospect, Samuel Blais

Player Spotlight Name: Samuel Blais Position: Left Wing Born: June 17, 1996 (Age 19) Hometown: Montmagny, Quebec, Canada Height: 6’1 Weight: 185 With the 176th overall pick in the 2014 NHL draft, the St. Louis Blues selected Samuel Blais. Samuel is currently playing for the Charlottetown Islanders of the QMJHL and is putting together a… Read More Player Spotlight: Blues prospect, Samuel Blais

Possible Lightning players on the Blues radar

(Written January 3rd, 2016) Drouin to the Blues?: The Tampa Bay Lightning are off to a rocky first half of the season, especially after a Stanley Cup Final appearance last summer. The Lightning have a record of 19-16-4 and are currently outside of the playoff picture. Due to where the reigning Eastern Conference Champions sit in… Read More Possible Lightning players on the Blues radar