Blackhawks Rivalry History: The St. Louis Blues

Like all successful teams in the NHL, the Chicago Blackhawks have developed some intense rivalries over the years. Their rivalry with the St. Louis Blues is not only a fan favorite but significant to the history of both teams. It does not have the same historical significance as their rivalry with the Detroit Red Wings but is still up there as one of best in the league. Here...
Via The Hockey Writers
22 hours ago

The Hall for Shattenkirk Trade That Almost Was

Kevin Shattenkirk remains near the top of most trade bait boards and he’s easily among the most likely players to get traded prior to the March 1, 2017 NHL Trade Deadline. The only reason he’s still available is thanks to Shattenkirk himself. That he hasn’t yet been traded is not for a lack of trying by the St. Louis Blues. There are reports that on at least three occasions...
Via The Hockey Writers
23 hours ago

Blues sign Berglund to five-year contract extension

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues have agreed to terms on a five-year, $19.25 million contract extension with center Patrik Berglund. General manager Doug Armstrong announced the deal Friday. Berglund will count $3.85 million against the salary cap through the 2021-22 season. The 28-year-old Swede has played his entire NHL career with St. Louis, tallying 145 goals and 141 assists...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues Extend Patrik Berglund

The St. Louis Blues and forward Patrik Berglund have agreed to a five-year contract extension worth $19.25 million, the team announced Friday. The deal will pay Berglund $3.85 each season for the duration of the deal and comes with a partial no-trade clause, per Pierre LeBrun of ESPN. Berglund has played with the Blues for the last nine seasons since being drafted by St. Louis. Berglund...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Blues agree on $19.25 million, 5-year deal with Berglund

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Blues have agreed to terms on a $19.25 million, five-year contract extension with center Patrik Berglund. General manager Doug Armstrong announced the deal Friday. Berglund will count $3.85 million against the salary cap through the 2021-22 season. The 28-year-old Swede has played his entire NHL career with St. Louis, putting up 145 goals and 141...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues' in-season coaching change is paying off (so far)

ST. LOUIS -- General manager Doug Armstrong's difficult decision is paying off so far. Armstrong fired his friend, Ken Hitchcock, as the Blues' head coach Feb. 1. He replaced him with Mike Yeo, the former Minnesota Wild boss who was brought in as the coach-in-waiting last offseason after Hitchcock decided the 2016-17 campaign would be his last. The coaching change has breathed new...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

A review of the St. Louis Blues’ Mike Yeo era so far

As the Blues stumble onto their bye week on an admittedly rough note, it seems like a good time to take stock of the burgeoning Mike Yeo era. Yeo took over as head coach at the start of February after Ken Hitchcock was fired while the Blues were struggling. While the move was unexpected, given Hitchcock’s track record, so far it has seemed like the right move. Under Hitchcock,...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues’ Vladimir Tarasenko surprises young fan with great birthday present

The St. Louis Blues will have a very special guest tagging along with them during a road trip next month, and star forward Vladimir Tarasenko is a big reason why. Last week, the team held a live auction during a function and the most coveted prize was a trip for two to watch the Blues play in Phoenix and Denver in late March. As part of the package, the winner would get to travel...
Via FOX Sports
6 days ago

Lackluster Blues Opens Door For Shattenkirk Trade

  The playoff picture is not looking too bright for the St. Louis Blues, as they currently find themselves on the outside looking in. One year removed from an Eastern Conference Semifinals appearance, the Blues are sinking quick. But this bodes well for potential trade speculation of big targets. General Manager Doug Armstrong already gave the boot to Ken Hitchcock and goalie coach...
Via The Sports Post
18 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues fire head coach Ken Hitchcock, promote Mike Yeo

On Wednesday morning, the Blues relieved Ken Hitchcock of his coaching duties, elevating head coach-in-waiting Mike Yeo to head coach for the remainder of the season. The 2016-2017 season was supposed to be Hitchcock’s final year coaching, but the Blues’ struggles throughout the season appears to have forced the Blues’ hand, as Hitchcock has failed to find a solution as the...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

After firing Ken Hitchcock, Blues’ season is in gutter

The St. Louis Blues have fired longtime coach Ken Hitchcock and replaced him with former Minnesota Wild bench boss Mike Yeo. The team announced the stunning move Wednesday morning. Hitchcock has been the coach of the Blues since the 2011-12 season, compiling five straight winning seasons entering 2016-17. After St. Louis made it all the way to the Western Conference Finals last season...
Via The Comeback
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Genie Bouchard and boyfriend Jordan Caron on vacation

Genie Bouchard lost in the third round of the Australian Open, but all seems to be going OK for her. Following her early exit in Melbourne, Bouchard headed off to a vacation spot where she lounged, showed off coconuts, and seemed to spend time with a new love — boyfriend Jordan Caron. Her first few photos from her vacation were of her by herself, but then came this one that had...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The Blues were roasted on Twitter after the NHL’s Top 100 announcement

The NHL recently announced their 100 greatest players in an event which pretty much boiled down to a glorified Bleacher Report slideshow. The list featured many legends of the game, some controversial decisions and of course plenty of debate. The St. Louis Blues were featured prominently with 14 total players making the cut who have worn the Note at some point during their career...
Via Puck Drunk Love
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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