St Louis Blues

There will never be any replicating of Doug Harvey. One should be very cautious even about drawing comparisons between the legendary defenseman and other players since his time. Bobby Orr certainly revolutionized the defense position. Paul Coffey rewrote the majority of the offensive records for D-men. Nicklas Lidstrom defined the 1990s and 2000s as the
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The 2017-18 season was one to forget for the St. Louis Blues. Not because they were terrible throughout the season, but because they were terrible during crucial stretches. Inconsistency plagued the team after a blazing hot start and, while the team managed to claw their way back into the picture, the Blues ultimately came up
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Backup goalies rarely get the glory. In the case of the best in the game this season though, they’ve played key roles helping to lead their respective teams to potential playoff berths for a shot at the Stanley Cup. Taking into account their records, stats, upside, overall bodies of work and other intangibles, here are
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This NHL season has certainly had its ups and downs for St. Louis. The team had its best start in the organization’s history, jumping to a dominating lead in the Central Division. However, many thought the Blues’ success wouldn’t last and they would start to fizzle out as the season progressed. Excitingly, the initial wins
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The St. Louis Blues are in quite a conundrum. Earlier this week the team announced that Robby Fabbri will be out for the entire 2017-18 season after re-injuring his surgically repaired knee at training camp. The news that he would miss the entire year was a bit of a shock. Originally the Blues said that
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For the most part, the St. Louis Blues pride themselves on shaping their roster from within instead of seeking players outside the organization. They aren’t likely to sign a highly-touted free agent or pull the trigger on a blockbuster trade before the deadline (Ryan Miller excluded, for obvious reasons). Nonetheless, the Blues have developed a
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The last time the St. Louis Blues won their division was the 2014-15 season. Since then, they’ve come in second twice and finished third last season. St. Louis finished last year with a total of 99 points, 10 back of the Chicago Blackhawks for first place in the Central Division and seven back of the
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Heading into the 2017 offseason, St. Louis Blues fans weren’t expecting much from general manager Doug Armstrong. Fifty years of mediocrity in the form of zero Stanley Cup wins will wear on a fanbase, after all. For the second straight season, the team that eliminated them in the postseason represented the Western Conference in the
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A major factor in how the St. Louis Blues were able to select Klim Kostin with the 31st overall pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft was the uncertainty surrounding the 18-year-old forward. Questions regarding his ability to terminate his KHL contract with Dynamo Moscow and injury concerns led to his slide to the end
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