The Blues are primed to make a run back into the playoffs this season. With a deeper roster down the middle and a solid core of defensemen, this team has very few holes. The offense should be able to produce at a high rate, and the defense should be able to stymie opposing offenses. This… Read More Blues End-of-Season Award Predictions
Lord Stanley’s Cup. The hardest trophy to win in sports – and one that has eluded the city of St. Louis. The Blues have made the Stanley Cup final three times since they became an NHL team in the 1967 expansion. Those appearances came in their first three years as a franchise, when an expansion… Read More The Stanley Cup Secret Formula
Right when it looked as if they had all the puzzle pieces in place, the Blues have the potential to be in a weird spot financially. They have a little over $5 million left in cap space, but they still need to re-sign defensemen Joel Edmundson and Jordan Schmaltz. The Blues also appear to be… Read More If the Blues sign Maroon, Who Gets the Pink Slip?
In the early 20th century, the illusionist and escape artist Harry Houdini mesmerized audiences across the U.S. with his impossible tricks and death defying stunts. Fast forward to 2018 and Blues’ GM Doug Armstrong is pulling off miraculous illusions and escape acts right under the noses of other NHL GMs and Blues fans. If you… Read More Doug Armstrong is Harry Houdini
With the big names this off-season expressing a disinterest to sign in St. Louis, where does the team go from here? Armstrong clearly made a big push to sign Tavares and Kovalchuk, and trade for Panarin, to no avail. Now what? To quote the Philadelphia 76ers: “Trust the process.” That might not be what Blues… Read More What is Plan B?