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St. Louis Blues' David Backes leaves Game 2 with possible concussion after hit to head

St. Louis Blues captain David Backes left Game 2 today with 4:51 to play after a brutal check to the head by Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook. Backes was behind the Blackhawks' net and overskated the puck, as he attempted to curl back towards the puck, Seabrook approached from the circles and leveled Backes with a check to the head.Seabrook's shoulder made contact...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blues fan flashes her boobs during overtime (Video)

Just as the St. Louis Blues were battling with the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime of Game 2 of their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series, one fan decided she was going to reach deep down inside her to provide the hometown team the inspiration they needed to close out the game. Yes, one female fan gave […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blues’ David Backes Dazed After Taking High Hit From Brent Seabrook (Video)

The heightened level of physical play during the first-round playoff series between the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues reached its peak during the third period of Saturday’s game, with each team losing an important player on one play. Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook delivered a vicious hit on Blues captain David Backes during Game 2 that resulted in a five-minute major...
Via NESN.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

David Backes’ Status In Question After Massive Hit From Brent Seabrook

David Backes took this massive hit from Brent Seabrook towards the end of Game 2 in St. Louis on Saturday afternoon. The Blues forward was extremely shaken up by the hit, which earned Seabrook a game misconduct, and didn’t return to the game. The hit could have huge implications for both teams, as it will be interesting to see how seriously injured Backes is and whether or not...
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

T.J. Oshie is questionable for game two

Former UND forward T.J. Oshie is questionable for game two between the St. Louis Blue and the Chicago Blackhawks. NHL.COM -- The Blues held an optional skate Friday afternoon inside St. Louis Outlet Mall. Ten skaters took the ice, two were injured forwards T.J. Oshie (upper body) and Patrik Berglund (upper body). For Oshie, it was another day on the ice gearing himself up for a...
Via Goon's World
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Steen, Blues beat Blackhawks in 3rd OT

Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues the 4-3 victory and a 1-0 series lead over the Chicago Blackhawks. Ryan Miller made 39 saves and shut the Blackhawks down after Patrick Kane scored on a breakaway to put Chicago up 3-2 late in the first period. “It stings right now, obviously,” said Kane, per NHL.com. “I think the big...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joel Quenneville emphatically protests non-call by grabbing handful of crotch (GIF)

The Chicago Blackhawks were involved in an emotional, tense and bitter overtime battle with the St. Louis Blues when a perceived non-call by the refs prompted head coach Joel Quenneville to briefly went rigging berserk on the bench. Quenneville clearly believed that the Blues, already down one man due to a delay of game penalty, […] The post Joel Quenneville emphatically protests...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alexander Steen scores goal in triple-OT for Blues win

getty images Alexander Steen of the St. Louis Blues scored a game winning goal in the third overtime of Thursday’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks. The game was tired 3-3 after regulation and featured numerous scoring attempts prior to Steen’s goal. Relive Steen’s goal below: Game 2 of the series will be on Saturday at 3:00 pm ET on NBC.
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Maxim Lapierre Thinks He’s Ryan Miller, Makes Game-Saving Block in OT

During the first overtime of Thursday night’s Game 1 of the Blackhawks vs. Blues series, Maxim Lapierre saved the game for St. Louis when Ryan Miller was down and out. Lapierre, who got pushed into the crease by Brandon Saad, happened to be in position when Kris Versteeg fired a shot on the Notes’ empty net. Acting like Ryan Miller, he made the save like a warrior. This is playoff...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ott, playing on top line tonight, is still adjusting to the Blues

ST. LOUIS -- There is no replacing T.J. Oshie, who does just about everything for the Blues. This includes setting the tempo and energy level that helped his club finish with one of its best seasons in franchise history. When scanning the St. Louis roster, Steve Ott probably doesn't stick out as the most likely candidate to fill the void created by Oshie's absence on the...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

No Oshie or Berglund yet, but Tarasenko is back

ST. LOUIS -- T.J. Oshie and Patrik Berglund will not play for the Blues in Game 1 of their playoff series against the visiting Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday. But the good news -- the really good news -- is that forward Vladimir Tarasenko will. "Originally, it was no-go for the first round, and now you're seeing a guy playing Game 1, which is really significant," coach...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko set to return for game one tonight against Blackhawks

St. Louis Blues forward Vladamir Tarasenko will return to the lineup tonight, according to Lou Korac on twitter.Tarasenko has been out of action since March 15th with a hand injury that required surgery, but was a full participant in practice on Wednesday and is finally ready to get back into game action.Tarasenko should be a major upgrade to a Blues team that has been struggling...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

T.J. Oshie Shows Off Shootout Skills In Enterprise Ad (Video)

Fans of Team USA hockey know by now that T.J. Oshie is a shootout master, and the St. Louis Blues forward shows off his accuracy in a new ad for Enterprise Rent-A-Car. The scene is set with Oshie taking shots on net all alone on the ice when an Enterprise employee arrives to pick the forward up. Oshie then asks the employee for some “help” standing in as goaltender so Oshie can...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaden Schwartz could be the X factor for the Blues in the playoffs

ST. LOUIS -- "I'm ready," Jaden Schwartz said Tuesday morning following the Blues' optional practice at the St. Louis Mills. The words hung in the air for a bit. The young forward's proclamation to the media surrounding his locker stall went without a response at first, as reporters fiddled with their recording devices. But Schwartz, who was sitting and untying...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Rupp ejected for dangerous hit on T.J. Oshie

Wild forward Mike Rupp was ejected and given a match penalty for intent-to-injure for a dangerous hit on St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie during the second period of Thursday night’s game in Minnesota. As Oshie attempted to skate the puck out of his own zone, Rupp came at him from the blindside and delivered a hit to the head. The Blues winger was able to get up off the ice...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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