A season of early success followed by a long and dreary road of declining performance has left Blues fans wanting vast improvements. Consistency, a trait that the Blues had trouble with all season (besides the PP, of course), is something that the Blues will need to find while infusing a myriad of new faces (and… Read More Comeback Candidates
Cash flow hasn’t been one of the Blues strengths throughout most of the franchise’s existence. The early years started out well. A fresh new NHL franchise purchased by Chicago insurance moguls, the Salomon family came in with money to spend on their hand-me-downs of Canadiens and semi-retired players. The early success of the franchise in… Read More Back In Black: Profit In The Stillman Era
Mike Yeo is entering his second full season behind the bench for The Note. It could be argued that this is the deepest roster he’s had in his tenure here. It’s definitely the best this team has been down the middle in awhile. Now that the roster is essentially set, let’s assess the men responsible… Read More View From Behind The Bench
The idea of a “super-team” is a hot topic these days. Just look at the NBA. It’s easier to construct a team, with less players to divide the money between, but the concept can be executed to perfection. The Golden State Warriors are going to field a starting lineup made up entirely of All-Stars from… Read More New Age Roster Construction: 4 Lines or 4 Superstars?
Lineup Dreams – October 4th can’t come soon enough!… Read More Lineup Dreams
WOW. Didn’t see that coming! Armstrong with the move to appease every burning tick that each Blues fan held deep inside themselves. The contracts of Sobotka and Berglund are GONE. Off the books! And to get a player back like O’Reilly is just icing on the cake. Granted, we shouldn’t etch the Blues onto the… Read More Preserving the Future: An Armstrong Armory
Let The Frenzy Begin! The time has come, ladies and gents. Mr. Stillman has the blank checks sitting on his desk. The Brinks trucks are being parked on 14th and Clark. All Armstrong has to do is swipe right on Tinder and create a match made in heaven. That is, of course, if his free… Read More Free Agent Frenzy Preview
Draft Day Welp, not what we all had hoped, or expected, on day 1 of the draft. The Blues went into this year’s draft with all the hype and rumors surrounding them. They were expected to make a big splash, pull off miracles, and get rid of the nightmare on “Bergy Street.” Unfortunately, the only… Read More Blues Make Picks; Look Towards Free Agency