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
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
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
Wow! The NHL offseason moves fast. I feel like it was just last week that I was watching Ovechkin celebrate on what seemed like a never-ending bender (He may actually still be partying right now). A lot has happened in the past few weeks, so let’s take a second to slow down, and get a… Read More Player Profile: Tyler Bozak Could Be the New Fan Favorite?
*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
The NHL arguably poses the greatest fans in the world. It is Canada’s number one passion and sport meanwhile in the US the popularity is increasing at a rapid rate. Since the lockout season of 2004/05, the NHL has grown significantly which is all the more impressive in terms of the fan following and general… Read More The Unique And Loyal St. Louis Blues Fan-base For Better For Worse
Ivan Barbashev is trying to make an impact on the Blues roster, he get’s another shot tonight.… Read More Blues Look To Make History Tonight
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
This summer is bound to be a lot less eventful for the St. Louis Blues than last summer. In a span of just a week, the Blues traded goaltender Brian Elliott to the Calgary Flames, and then lost captain David Backes and veteran winger Troy Brouwer to other teams in free agency on the same… Read More What will the Blues do about Kenny Agostino?
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
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.
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)
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
Blues fans anxiously await what’s in store for this season’s NHL Trade Deadline on February 29th. Arguably, what might be the most important day in the Doug Armstrong era for many reasons. Doug Armstrong and the Blues’ front office have some tough decisions heading into the trade deadline. Not only are they trying to make… Read More Trade Deadline preview: St. Louis Blues
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