2017-18 division, palyoff, award, and bold predictions

Divisions: Metropolitan: 1.) Penguins 2.) Blue Jackets 3.) Capitals 4.) Rangers WC2 5.) Islanders 6.) Devils 7.) Flyers 8.) Hurricanes Atlantic:  1.) Lightning  2.) Maple Leafs 3.) Senators 4.) Bruins WC1 5.) Sabres  6.) Canadiens 7.) Panthers 8.) Red Wings Pacific:  1.) Oilers 2.) Flames 3.) Ducks 4.) Kings 5.) Sharks 6.) Coyotes  7.) Canucks … Read More 2017-18 division, palyoff, award, and bold predictions

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

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

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) 

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