Blues Rumors & News

  • Armstrong doesn't expect Blues to be overly active in trades

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "This holiday season is the busiest time of the year for deals, but not in the NHL. The league's annual trade freeze goes into effect at 11:59 p.m. tonight (St. Louis time) and runs through 12:01 a.m. Dec. 28. No deals involving the Blues are expected to happen before the freeze, meaning the..." December 21

  • Kings fight their way back from three-goal deficit to beat Blues

    L.A. Daily News "Drew Doughty didn’t name names Thursday morning. He didn’t get into specifics. He didn’t mince his words, however. He cast his unwavering gaze at everyone on the Kings’ roster, refusing to spare his own play from his unvarnished critique of the team’s play. “We need more consistency from all of..." December 19

  • Some smoke and fire with Oshie to the Bruins?

    CSN New England "There continues to be some smoke around a potential move brewing between the Bruins and the St. Louis Blues. The name of right wing and Team USA Olympic shootout hero T.J. Oshie was first mentioned in this space a week ago and was reiterated by TSN’s Bob McKenzie on NBCSN in between periods of..." December 19

  • Ben Eager signs with Blues’ AHL affiliate

    Pro Hockey Talk "Ben Eager is back playing hockey in North America. On Thursday, the well-traveled tough guy inked with the Chicago Wolves, AHL affiliate of the St. Louis Blues." December 18

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    Schwartz blocked a shot by #lakings Drew Doughty in the first period, the likely source of the injury.

  • Tarasenko stars as Blues storm past Kings, 5-2

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues, whose motto seems to be “Don’t do in the first or second period what you can put off until the third,” pulled out one of their sweetest wins of the season on Tuesday night, scoring three goals in 2 minutes, 30 seconds of the final period to grab a 5-2 win over the Kings at Scottrade..." December 17

  • With Backes setting the example, Blues' top line is heating up

    Fox Sports Midwest "A hard-working veteran line hitting its stride has provided the spark for a Blues offense averaging nearly four goals per game in December. Alexander Steen, T.J. Oshie and David Backes finished last season as the top three points leaders for St. Louis, so it came as no surprise when the team..." December 16

  • Steen nets two goals in Blues' 6-3 win over Islanders

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Not having much success with large leads lately, the New York Islanders thought they'd try the other role on for size. In each of their last two games, the Isles had blown a three-goal lead, including once against the Blues last Saturday on Long Island. This time, the Blues jumped out to a..." December 12

  • Blues not focused on avenging cheap shots

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The New York Islanders will visit Scottrade Center tonight, which means the Blues will be reunited with forward Anders Lee, who laid out Blues defenseman Carl Gunnarsson with a left elbow to the face six days ago. Gunnarsson remains out of the lineup because of a concussion. Lee was fined by the..." December 11

  • Blues recover, pull out 4-2 win over Panthers

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Hey, how about this new guy? Martin Brodeur, who makes everyone's short list of the greatest goalies ever, now is also earning a spot on the greatest-guy-to-fill-in-for-a-little-while list. Making his first start at Scottrade Center since the Blues signed him less than a week ago to fill in for..." December 09

  • Blues get a kick out of Brodeur’s $20K win bonus

    Pro Hockey Talk "Martin Brodeur won his first game with the St. Louis Blues in a rare fashion, as he relieved Jake Allen while the Blues managed a 6-4 comeback against the New York Islanders. More than a few people couldn’t help but note that he got a $20K bonus for winning the game, too. As part of Brodeur’s..." December 07

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    Brodeur will start against Florida Monday. #stlblues

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    #stlblues announce Gunnarsson (upper-body injury) will not return.

  • Martin Brodeur’s complicated farewell begins

    New York Post "There is no denying that it was weird on Thursday night watching Martin Brodeur saunter out onto the ice in Nashville decked out in Blues gear, take warmups and then make a stop on the Predators’ Colin Wilson just 50 seconds in. It’s weird to see Brodeur as anything but a New Jersey Devil. “I..." December 06

  • Predators beat Blues 4-3, take first in Central

    Tennessean "Nashville's Colin Wilson was stopped by St. Louis goalie Martin Brodeur on the first shot of the game. But when he got a breakaway opportunity in the third period, Wilson connected for a crucial goal that was the difference in the Predators' 4-3 win over St. Louis at Bridgestone Arena. "I..." December 05

  • Blackhawks' Kris Versteeg, Patrick Kane leave Blues seeing red in 4-1 win

    CSN Chicago "The Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues were in their usual tussle heading into the third period. It was feisty and, on the scoreboard, it was tight. But when the third period began, the Blackhawks quickly ended the Blues’ night. Patrick Kane scored twice and Kris Versteeg had the game-winning..." December 04

  • Martin Brodeur expected to make first start with Blues on Thursday "Now that he's seen his first game as a member of the St. Louis Blues from the bench, newly-signed goaltender Martin Brodeur will get his first start Thursday night against the Central-leading Nashville Predators. Head coach Ken Hitchcock made the announcement after the Blues fell 4-1 to the..." December 04

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    Hitch confirmed Bouwmeester has a groin injury, will sit out again tonight. #stlblues

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    Lou Korac @lkorac10

    All indications are Brodeur will sign a contract Tuesday and play either in Nashville or at NY Islanders. #stlblues

  • Martin Brodeur signs one-year deal with Blues "Martin Brodeur is back in the NHL, officially. The St. Louis Blues announced the club has signed Brodeur to a one-year deal. He was brought in on a tryout deal to practice with the team in the hopes that he could be signed to fill the gap left by starter Brian Elliott's knee injury. According..." December 02

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    Lou Korac @lkorac10

    Bouwmeester expected to be ready to play Wednesday. Had a good day today. #stlblues

  • Blues' T.J. Oshie injured after illegal hit to head from Marco Scandella "Defenseman Marco Scandella signed a new five-year, $20 million contract extension with the Minnesota Wild just before their game against the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. In the first period of that game he did something that might end up costing him some money. Scanedella was penalized..." November 30

  • Blues battle back to beat Wild

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Not much has been easy for the Blues this season. Even when they’ve been winning games, the margins have been tight. Thirteen of their first 23 games this season have been decided by one goal in either direction, with the Blues winning nine of them. The Blues gave themselves a tall order again..." November 30

  • Blues beat Oilers in OT

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Moments before Friday’s game at Scottrade Center, anthem singer Charles Glenn, certainly with the city’s ongoing events in mind, implored the crowd: “C’mon St. Louis, we need you more than ever.” In a break from the norm, Glenn allowed the crowd of 17,666 to carry most of the tune. That chorus..." November 29

  • Resilient Senators shade Blues in shootout

    Ottawa Citizen "Don’t count the Ottawa Senators out just yet. The Senators pulled off the next to impossible here Tuesday, rallying from a two-goal deficit in the third period to defeat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 in a shootout. Bobby Ryan scored the lone goal of the shootout, while Robin Lehner pitched the..." November 26

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    St. Louis Blues @StLouisBlues

    Blues President/GM of Hockey Operations Doug Armstrong announced that goaltender Martin Brodeur will practice with the team starting Friday.

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    Andy Strickland @andystrickland

    Brian Elliott considered week to week with lower body #stlblues

  • Any Oilers, Blues trade talks would undoubtedly include Jordan Eberle

    Edmonton Journal "If the Edmonton Oilers are indeed sniffing around St. Louis Blues centre Patrik Berglund, who is currently playing left wing on that stacked team because the team has Paul Stastny, David Backes and Jori Lehtera firmly planted at centre, the Blues conceivably are asking about Jordan Eberle in a..." November 25

  • Ott-Lapierre-Reaves line is playing above its fourth-line status

    Fox Sports Midwest "The Blues got a scoring boost from an unlikely source to bring a positive end to their road trip over the weekend in Canada. Steve Ott, Maxim Lapierre and Ryan Reaves have found plenty of success in their main role of providing energy and physicality as St. Louis' fourth forward line. When they..." November 25

  • Blues' Reaves scores winner at 'home'

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Willard Reaves was sitting in a private box Sunday at the MTS Centre, wearing the jersey of his son, Blues forward Ryan Reaves. A former running back in the Canadian Football League, Willard turned some heads with his celebration when No. 75 scored for the visitors in the third period. The..." November 24

  • Blues' Jay Bouwmeester out Sunday, Ironman streak ends at 737 games "Jay Bouwmeester has played in 737 consecutive games in the NHL. It is the longest active “Ironman” streak in the NHL and according to the St. Louis Blues, the longest in all of professional sports. It will come to an end Sunday. After sustaining a lower-body injury Saturday against the Ottawa..." November 24

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    Bouwmeester (lower-body injury) is NOT on the ice for warm-ups. The streak will end at 737. #stlblues

  • Blues get past Sens

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues found their offensive touch on the road Saturday afternoon at Canadian Tire Centre. After scoring just one goal in the first two games of their road trip, three of the Blues’ four lines registered goals in a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators. Vladmir Tarasenko pumped in his..." November 23

  • Blues’ Bouwmeester suffers ‘lower-body ailment’ in win over Senators

    Pro Hockey Talk "The St. Louis Blues ended a brief two-game losing skid with a win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday, but the two points may come with a price. Defenseman Jay Bouwmeester didn’t play a shift for the final six minutes of the third period, but the Blues managed to hang on for a 3-2 victory...." November 22

  • Pacioretty, Price lead the way over Blues

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: Max Pacioretty scored his ninth and 10th goals of the season and Carey Price made 31 saves as the Canadiens erased a 1-0 deficit and defeated the St. Louis Blues 4-1 Thursday night at the Bell Centre. The win gave the Canadiens a 15-5-1 record for an NHL-best 31 points. They moved..." November 21

  • Bruins beat Blues, 2-0, in Krejci's return

    CSN New England "The Bruins went into the game missing another player with Brad Marchand unable to play, and lost Adam McQuaid two shifts into the second period when he took a shot off his right hand. But the Bruins managed to battle through those absences and ride the return of David Krejci to a quality 2-0 win..." November 19

  • 'STL Line' shines again in Blues win over Capitals

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "A trade, a few snow flakes and a sellout crowd — it’s beginning to feel like hockey season at Scottrade Center. In a mid-day move, Jordan Leopold was dealt to Columbus for a draft pick, and later in the evening, a crowd of 19,399 drove through the first dusting of the season to see the Blues..." November 16

  • Blue Jackets acquire defenseman Leopold from Blues "The Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday acquired defenseman Jordan Leopold from the St. Louis Blues for a fifth-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft. Leopold was acquired by the Blues on March 30, 2013. He had a goal and seven assists in 49 regular-season games and one assist in 12 Stanley Cup..." November 16

  • Oshie scores in return, Blues top Predators

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "For the first time in the 2014-15 season, in Game No. 16, the Blues had their full arsenal available Thursday night. T.J. Oshie was a late-afternoon addition, after missing seven games with a concussion, filling out the lineup card that the Blues had projected in the offseason. In front of a..." November 14

  • Oshie says with clearance, he could play tonight

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Winger T.J. Oshie, who has missed seven games with a concussion, said after the morning skate on Thursday that if he gets through the afternoon without any symptoms, he could play tonight against Nashville. "I was skating around, I asked (Chris Porter) to hit me a little bit to see how I'd..." November 13

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    Lou Korac @lkorac10

    The #stlblues have announced T.J. Oshie has been activated from IR and will return to the lineup tonight.

  • Lehtera's hat trick leads Blues to win over Sabres

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues’ Jori Lehtera joked recently that he was tired of doing all of Vladimir Tarasenko’s media interviews. Lehtera should be careful what he wishes for, because after Tuesday’s game against Buffalo, he will be facing more buzz about himself. The Finnish-born center netted a natural hat trick..." November 12

  • Blues' Oshie progressing in trying return from concussion

    The Score "On the ice again Wednesday, T.J. Oshie told reporters he is progressing from the concussion symptoms that have undermined his start to the season, but has no timetable for a return to the St. Louis Blues' lineup. Like most head injuries, Oshie admitted his latest setback has been a difficult..." November 12

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    Lou Korac @lkorac10

    Reaves (ankle) out tonight. #stlblues

  • Filip Forsberg leads Predators over Blues

    Tennessean "James Neal told Filip Forsberg to keep an eye out for him. Forsberg listened, and his pass to Neal in the third period turned into the game-winning goal in the Predators' 2-1 victory over St. Louis on Saturday night at Scottrade Center. Neal's goal — his team-leading eighth of the season —..." November 09

  • Stastny slow in first game back but practice time will help

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Paul Stastny struggled in his first game back in the Blues' lineup Thursday, a 4-3 win over the New Jersey Devils. Stastny, who missed eight games with a shoulder injury, did not have a shot on goal, won three of nine face-offs and was a minus-2 in 15 minutes, 37 seconds of ice time...." November 08

  • Blues stretch win streak to seven with win over Devils

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Down to the final 15 seconds of the first period Thursday, the Blues’ Vladimir Tarasenko clanked the post behind New Jersey goaltender Cory Schneider. Perhaps everyone on the ice and in the crowd of 16,523 at Scottrade Center thought the game would go into the first intermission..." November 07

  • Blues hit repeat button in New Jersey

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues came into Tuesday night’s game with New Jersey with a five-game winning streak, but it was hardly an easy one. The previous two wins were in shootouts and another was in overtime. Only one of the wins, a 2-0 victory over Anaheim, was by more than a goal. So there’s a fine line for..." November 05

  • Blues find recipe versus Rangers for fifth win in a row

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "One goal was a thing of beauty, one goal was a fluke, and a third was from a player who hadn’t scored since January. Put that together with another big night of goaltending from Brian Elliott, and the Blues kept right on going. The Blues extended their winning streak to five games with a 4-3..." November 04

  • Stastny nearing a return to Blues' lineup

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Blues center Paul Stastny was on the ice Sunday morning for the team's optional practice and he will travel with the club on its two-game road trip. Recently, general manager Doug Armstrong alluded to an "internal timetable" when Stastny will return to the lineup, but he wouldn't disclose the..." November 02

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