Dominik Bokk– RW | 1st Rd, Pick 25 in 2018 6’2″, 180 47 GP | 8 G | 15 A | 23 P Draftin Europe called him a “highly talented winger with one-on-one ability, quick hands, and creative passing. Can challenge goalies with his shot as well.” One-on-one ability is an understatement. Bokk is a… Read More 2019 Blues Prospect Camp Cheat Sheet
As another year of hockey has already reached its mid-point, the St. Louis Blues have, once again, found themselves in the middle of a predicament involving their two rostered net-minders. Now, if you follow me on twitter, you can probably assume what alignment I side with in regards to who I think the Blues should… Read More Is Jordan Binnington a Question Mark or The Answer?
It takes a miserable season for an NHL team to end up with one of the top two picks in the NHL Entry Draft that they didn’t trade the farm for. The St. Louis Blues of the 1970s were a never-ending conga line of disappointment. After Scotty Bowman left St. Louis for Montreal because he… Read More The Seven Degrees of Perry Turnbull
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
Right now is the dry part of the offseason. All of free agency is pretty much wrapped up, and any sort of player movements are few and far between. As we look forward towards the upcoming season, I have a few “hot takes” shall we say of what I expect for the Blues. Reminder, these… Read More 5 Bold Predictions for the 2018-2019 Season
Every NHL team has a “window”, and what it means is: the period of time they are most likely to win a Stanley Cup given their current roster. For example: the San Jose Sharks have a window that is all but closed, as their core is full of vets on the wrong side of 30,… Read More Defining the Blues’ “Window”
Doug Armstrong had a fantastic offseason, we all know that. Our forward core has turned into that of a contender, and our defense is just as good as it’s always been. However the one area that still raises questions, is our goaltending. At times, Jake Allen has looked like a world class goalie. At other… Read More Why Jake Allen Will (Hopefully) Not Be the Downfall of the Team This Season
If you browsed through Blues Twitter a few weeks ago, you would’ve seen countless disappointed Blues fans. You would’ve seen things like “Armstrong promised the fans a big offseason and all we’ve done is trade from pick #29 to #25!” There was even a popular tweet promising all those who retweeted a shirt calling for… Read More Doug Armstrong Won the Offseason, and We Owe Him an Apology
In the days and weeks that led up to the July 1 free agency extravaganza, you could almost feel the angst among loyal St. Louisans building up over what was surely going to be a disappointing offseason. After superstar center John Tavares passed on St. Louis even being a possible destination in favor of the… Read More See? St. Louis isn’t that bad, you guys
St. Louis native, Patrick Maroon has found his name buzzing around his hometown a bit more than usual as General Manager, Doug Armstrong of the St. Louis Blues has made a strong push to add one more piece this offseason in hopes to make a strong contention not only in hopes of winning… Read More Why the Blues Need A Patrick Maroon
*As of July 3rd 2018* Chicago Blackhawks – Cam Ward (G), Chris Kunitz (F), Brandon Manning (D). The Blues division rivals had one of their worst seasons in the better part of a decade. Whether it is a good or a bad thing, the Hawks have chosen to not overreact and simply add a few… Read More Central Division Review -Free Agency Frenzy
As playoff excitement slowly wears off on St. Louis hockey fans, its replaced by the eerie silence of the St. Louis Mills Mall. A once bustling shopping center in its heyday, it now contains two stores, mall walkers, and around 200 Blues fans brimming with anticipation as they examine and critique the future of their… Read More Blues Prospect Camp Notes: Day 1
Tonight, the Blues defeated the defending Stanley Cup champions, the Pittsburgh Penguins, by a score of 5-4. It took overtime to decide the game, and it was the Blues captain, Alex Pietrangelo, who played the hero. Now there is no real reason to miss the opening game of the season, but just in case you… Read More Pietrangelo Leads Blues To Win In Season Opener
Last week was an interesting time for the St. Louis Blues. Fans knew that coming into the off-season the Blues, in essence had their hands tied thanks to a large number of players already under contract. The Blues had little wiggle room under the cap but needed to make improvements to their roster. After a… Read More ‘Army’ of Blues
Yesterday, the St. Louis Blues took Game 2 of the series against the Nashville Predators to even out the series at one game apiece. Vladimir Tarasenko was up to his usual antics, scoring two goals, including the game winner late in the third period to lift the Blues to a 3-2 victory over the Preds.… Read More 2017 Playoffs: Where is David Perron?
I will admit that when the Blues announced their big off-season signing of David Perron this past summer, I was skeptical. I didn’t see how he would fit in with the Blues, at least in terms of the type of team they had last year. Then the Blues and coach Ken Hitchock announced they would… Read More Perron, Playing the Perfect Role