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Welcome to St. Louis, new Blues winger Troy Brouwer

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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blues' Patrik Berglund to undergo right shoulder surgery

ST. LOUIS (AP) St. Louis Blues forward Patrik Berglund will undergo surgery on his right shoulder and will be evaluated in four months. The 27-year-old Berglund was hurt in training for the upcoming season. He dislocated the shoulder during the 2013-14 season. He had 12 goals and 15 assists in 77 games last season and had two goals and two assists in six playoff games. Berglund...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Cracknell signs with the Vancouver Canucks

Adam Cracknell’s second run with the St. Louis Blues didn’t last very long. Cracknell has signed a one-year contract with the Vancouver Canucks worth a reported $575,000. Adam Cracknell signed a one year, two way, contract with the #canucks at $575,000. #tvasports — Renaud Lavoie (@renlavoietva) August 25, 2015 Cracknell was most recently acquired by the Blues in a trade...
Via Frozen Notes
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Puck Daddy’s Summer Series: The St. Louis Blues from A to Z (Puck Daddy)

(Ed. Note: August is known to be a very quiet month in the hockey world. As we wait for September to arrive and training camps to begin, let’s learn a little history about all 30 teams. Behold, our summer A-Z series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams to drop some knowledge on us! Add your own choices in the comments!) By: Laura Astorian , managing editor of St. Louis Game...
Via Philly Sports Live
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor changes must pay off in big way for Blues

The St. Louis Blues were due for a change after losing in the first round of the playoffs for the third consecutive season, but any St. Louis fans expecting a major overhaul have yet to be satisfied. Rumors about coaching or leadership changes did not come to fruition, as coach Ken Hitchcock will return and the core of the team will remain intact.The only major change for the Blues...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Blues hit the ice face-first in informal skate

Sometimes even the best skaters are a bit rusty after a summer off the ice. Perhaps that's why a few of the St. Louis Blues -- including Alex Pietrangelo, Robby Fabbri, Petteri Lindbohm and Troy Brouwer -- looked a bit, well, out of shape as they participated in an informal skate on Monday. The video, was, of course, all in jest, but count the Columbus Blue Jackets as one of the...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: The Blues show off some terrible skating

The St. Louis Blues have started holding informal skates and it’s clear they want to start the year with some fun after a disappointing conclusion to 2014-15. Several players emerged for the first skate (prospects, most likely) and put on their best “bad” skating display for the camera. Day 1 of Informal Skates. The coaches have their work cut out for them. #stlblues ...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: analyzes the Blues for 2015-16

The 2015-16 season is quickly approaching and that means it’s time for the various media outlets to analyze the Blues and predict what will happen in the year ahead. is running a video series for all 30 teams and here’s a look at what they said about the Blues. The “big question” for is whether or not Jake Allen will take the next step and be the top goaltender...
Via Frozen Notes
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Elliott’s new mask features angry moose and Casey Jones

Brian Elliott has had some pretty awesome goalie masks over the last several years. Elliott has consistently featured Casey Jones from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, but last year he took his mask in a new direction with a design which featured a tribute to Elliott’s nickname – Moose. This year, Elliott’s combining those two themes with a mask which has a couple angry moose...
Via Frozen Notes
15 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues: Jori Lehtera undergoes successful surgery

On August 4th, the St. Louis Blues organization reported that centerman Jori Lehtera had undergone successful surgery on his ankle. The 27-year-old forward suffered an injury at the end of last season to his right ankle. The Blues also noted that the timetable for him to return to skating will be about six to eight weeks. This is good news for the Blues organization, as Lehtera was...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues: Has the offseason been successful?

Despite no actual ice time being logged, it must not be underestimated how critical a good offseason can be for an NHL team. Sure, there aren’t any exciting goals being scored or an incredible save by a goaltender. However, trades and free agency signings can be just as stimulating to experience as the course of an offseason unfolds. For the St. Louis Blues, this offseason has...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Brodeur wanted a job with the Devils, but everyone left

It was widely believed that Martin Brodeur would retire as a member of the New Jersey Devils and would later take on a role in the Devils’ front office after officially hanging up his skates. That plan flew out the window as Brodeur briefly suited up for the St. Louis Blues and later accepted a job as the team’s assistant general manager. Why didn’t Brodeur end up with the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Stastny and Vladimir Tarasenko need to play together

Back in May, after the St. Louis Blues bowed out of the playoffs in a disappointing first round loss to the Minnesota Wild, the first thing that came out of my mouth was a dramatic fix for next season. One that existed in house. If the logic of putting your best players in the top of a baseball lineup carries any weight, I think the two most talented players on a hockey team need...
Via STLSportsMinute
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues Forward Jori Lehtera Has Ankle Surgery

The St. Louis Blues announced today that forward Jori Lehtera underwent successful surgery on his right ankle on Aug. 4. Lehtera, 27, scored 14 goals and added 30 assists in his first NHL season with the Blues last season. According to the Blues, Lehtera “suffered the injury at the end of last season and is expected to […] The post Blues Forward Jori Lehtera Has Ankle Surgery...
Via Committed Indians
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues reveal most extensive promotional calendar in club history

The St. Louis Blues announced their 2015-16 regular season promotional calendar Monday, which features the largest number of promotional games in team history. To kick-off the schedule of events, the club will release single-game tickets to the public on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 10 a.m. on the team's website, Prior to the public on-sale date, the Blues will offer...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
21 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues: Is Vladimir Tarasenko the new franchise player?

While the past couple of years for the St. Louis Blues have seen the organization thrive and flourish, the offseason that the Blues are having seems to set the next Blues season up for bigger and better things. The Blues front office has been busy at work making adjustments that will change the structure of the roster and adjust the lineup. The most obvious difference that the St...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelmsford’s Keith Aucoin honored at Lowell Lock Monsters Night

Keith Aucoin with his bobble head. (Photo/Patrick Doherty/Spinners)LOWELL, Mass. — It was a great night for baseball, but it was hockey night at LeLacheur Park as the Lowell Spinners faced the Tri-City ValleyCats in the third game of a three-game series on Thursday night. For the third straight season, the Spinners honored the former Lowell American Hockey League team the Lowell...
Via Mill City Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Division Offseason Roundup: St. Louis Blues

  Today marks the beginning of our roundtable series where we recap the offseason changes made by the Avalanche’s Central Division rivals. We won’t be delving too deep into the financial aspects of each team’s signings, focusing instead on how their new lineups will fare against the Avalanche in 2016. We start with the St. Louis Blues, who have had a relatively quiet summer...
Via BSN Denver
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues Forward Vladimir Tarasenko Signs Eight-Year, $60 Million Contract

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Blues say they have signed star forward Vladimir Tarasenko to an eight-year, $60 million contract. General manager Doug Armstrong announced the move Tuesday, locking up the 23-year-old Tarasenko after a season in which he made his first career All-Star game and was 10th in the NHL with 73 points, including 37 goals, to go along with a plus-27 rating. He...
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Evaluating Tarasenko’s eight-year, $60M contract

Good news for St. Louis Blues fans, the club has locked up dynamic forward Vladimir Tarasenko to an eight-year $60 million contract. General manager Doug Armstrong said it’s a great day for the Blues. “It’s a great day in Blues history to get a player of Vladi’s caliber locked into the organization through the prime of his career,” Armstrong said. “I think we saw...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues: Trade or keep David Backes?

To trade David Backes or not. For the St. Louis Blues, that is the infinite question. The captain is revered and respected inside the clubhouse and around the NHL and puts up solid regular season numbers, but is that enough for the Blues to hang onto him if an enticing offer comes forward? Is the juice worth the squeeze? Shaking up a team is one thing. Trading fan favorite and veteran...
Via STLSportsMinute
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

TJ Oshie girlfriend Lauren Cosgrove had a heck of a bachelorette party

TJ Oshie is getting married soon to his longtime girlfriend Lauren Cosgrove, and it looks like the woman just had herself one heck of a bachelorette party in Las Vegas. Cosgrove, who has a daughter with Oshie, flew out to Sin City and partied it up with her friends in her last days as a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues: T.J. Oshie and Patrik Berglund leaving?

The NHL Draft is upon us, and for the St. Louis Blues that represents six picks. Neither of those picks fall in the first round, thanks to the Ryan Miller trade. Will the Blues trade T.J. Oshie or Patrik Berglund to grab a first round pick? That is the talk of the town. Who has a better chance of going and will it net a high pick for the Note? The answer is Oshie. I think his talent...
Via STLSportsMinute
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues Head Coach Ken Hitchcock Re-Signs For One More Season

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Blues are sticking with veteran head coach Ken Hitchcock for another season. The Blues and Hitchcock announced a one-year contract Tuesday. Financial terms were not disclosed. Hitchcock took over as Blues coach during the 2011-2012 season. He has led St. Louis to an NHL-best 175-79-27 regular-season record since then. The postseason has been a different...
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

In hindsight, a 2015 Blues Stanley Cup Champs tattoo was a bad idea

After yet another stellar regular season campaign, the St. Louis Blues again were ousted in the first round for the third consecutive season, the latest coming at the hands of the Minnesota Wild in six games. A contest put on by St. Louis sports radio’s The Rizzuto Show on 105.7 FM The Point posed a...Read More The post In hindsight, a Blues 2015 Stanley Cup Champs tattoo was...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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