Blues Rumors & News

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Leafs trade Olli Jokinen to St. Louis Blues for a late pick

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    Andy Strickland @andystrickland

    #stlblues acquire Zybnek Michalek from Arizona ...details coming

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    Norm Sanders @NormSanders

    With most of the top D-men off the board and no first-round draft pick, Blues' target - if any - could be Arizona's Michalek #stlblues

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    Hockey Central @SNHockeyCentral

    Leafs also got Joakim Lindstrom from Blues in Jokinen deal. #NHLTrade

  • Leafs' Jokinen to Blues for Lindstrom, pick

    TSN.ca "The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded centre Olli Jokinen to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for a late-round pick. Jokinen, 36, has appeared in 54 combined games with the Maple Leafs and Nashville Predators this season, scoring three goals and four assists. The Maple Leafs acquired him on Feb...." March 02

  • Blues acquire Michalek from Arizona

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues have acquired defenseman Zbynek Michalek in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes. But how soon he could help remains a question, as he's currently out with a concussion. The Blues are believed to be sending a prospect and a draft pick to Arizona in the deal, but the details are yet to be..." March 02

  • Blues Acquire Robert Bortuzzo from Penguins for Ian Cole

    Hockey Fights "The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired defenseman Ian Cole from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for Robert Bortuzzo and a 2016 seventh-round draft pick, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. Cole, 26, has played in 54 games with the Blues this..." March 02

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    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    #Pens get Ian Cole from #StlBlues for Roberto Bortuzzo and a 2016 7th-round pick.

  • Stastny's goal lifts Blues past Oilers

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Asked on Saturday about Paul Stastny’s season thus far, Blues coach Ken Hitchcock replied “better and better.” The response came hours before what might of been Stastny's best game as a Blue, scoring the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers. He also assisted on the club's..." March 01

  • Blue Jackets trade Adam Cracknell to St. Louis Blues in exchange for future considerations

    NHL.com "The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded right wing Adam Cracknell to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for future considerations, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Cracknell, 29, recorded an assist and two penalty minutes in 17 games with the Blue Jackets and added 3-4-7 and..." February 27

  • Dud of a homestand ends with another Blues loss to Habs

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Falling behind is something the Blues have gotten very accustomed to lately, though that hasn’t necessarily made them any better at dealing with it. The Blues’ funk continued Tuesday night at Scottrade Center, and the game looked a lot like the other games on the homestand, most of which ended..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

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    Lou Korac @lkorac10

    Porter confirmed in tonight by Hitch. Hitch hasn't decided who comes out yet. #stlblues

  • Dallas Stars Strike Early, Beat St Louis Blues On Their Home Ice

    Defending Big D "Can the Dallas Stars always play the St Louis Blues? These are always such fun games (if you're a Stars fan, anyway). The Stars scored three goals in the first period, an offensive explosion that many didn't expect with half of the normal top six out for the Stars due to injury. With Tyler..." February 18

  • Hot stretch allows Blues youngster Jaskin to grow with confidence

    Fox Sports Midwest "The Blues' youth movement keeps looking better with the emergence of the youngest player on their roster. Dmitrij Jaskin won't be catching 23-year-old Vladimir Tarasenko or 22-year-old Jaden Schwartz anytime soon, but four goals in eight games has the physical 21-year-old quickly moving up the..." February 17

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    Tom Timmermann @tomtimm

    Joakim Lindstrom is your scratch tonight.

  • Blues play it forward in 6-3 win over Lightning

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The first time the Blues faced the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, the difference was the Blues’ play in goal. In the second meeting, it was all about the assists. There were three picture-perfect passes to set up some of the Blues’ six goals on Thursday as they closed out their most grueling..." February 13

  • Blues' Hitchcock studies winning coaches outside hockey to gain an edge

    Fox Sports Midwest "Blues coach Ken Hitchcock's hunger for success takes him far beyond the familiar confines of the hockey rink. A renowned work ethic and legendary study habits have played a big role in the 63-year-old's 692 wins, tied with Dick Irvin Sr. for fourth on the NHL's all-time list. It shouldn't come..." February 12

  • Blues edge Coyotes 2-1

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues didn’t have the same kind of breathing room against Arizona on Tuesday that they enjoyed in two previous matchups this season. After outscoring the Coyotes by a combined 12-1 in those two games, the Blues escaped with a 2-1 win in front of 17,312 at Scottrade Center, fighting off a..." February 11

  • Concussed Blues aren't missing as much time

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Jori Lehtera was back in the Blues’ lineup Tuesday after missing six games with a concussion. If the center had been in charge of the decision, he would have played Sunday against Chicago. “That was a big one, but I think the doctors know better than I do,” Lehtera said. “Tough week at home, so..." February 11

  • Lehtera returns to Blues' second line -- where Stastny's been doing just fine

    Fox Sports Midwest "As hard as it is to believe, reuniting the STL line may not be the best option for the Blues. Jori Lehtera will return to the lineup for Tuesday night's game against Arizona at 7 p.m. on FOX Sports Midwest, and coach Ken Hitchcock says the 27-year-old rookie will return to his normal spot..." February 10

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    St. Louis Blues @StLouisBlues

    Ken Hitchcock said Jori Lehtera will return to the lineup tonight. Lehtera was injured Jan. 29. #stlblues pic.twitter.com/XoxqIPuXNl

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    There's a good chance Lehtera will play against Arizona. #stlblues will have a decent idea during the day, then decide after pre-game skate.

  • Marian Hossa scores twice as Blackhawks top Blues

    CSN Chicago "For the Blackhawks on Sunday afternoon, it was all about finish. They wanted to finish off this road trip on a high note; a loss would’ve kept them third in the Central Division, but the hole would have been that much deeper. They got a late lead and needed to hold off a St. Louis Blues team..." February 09

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    Lou Korac @lkorac10

    Hitch said Lehtera will not play tomorrow. #stlblues

  • Blues rally late to top Tampa Bay 2-1

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "In a battle of the two of the top three offenses in the NHL, the Blues' point-producers did not show up Tuesday at Scottrade Center. Until the nick of time, that is. The Blues came into the night averaging 3.14 goals on 31.6 shots per game, but as the game went past the 56th minute, the club..." February 04

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

  • Backes leading by example as he anchors the Blues' prolific top line

    Fox Sports Midwest "When it comes to his teammates or a sense of pride in his community and his work off the ice, David Backes almost always has something insightful and complimentary to say. But ask the Blues' captain about his own success and the answer will likely be much shorter or not all that relevant. For..." February 03

  • Blues' Shattenkirk to have abdominal surgery, will be week-to-week

    The Score "St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk will undergo abdominal surgery in the next seven-to-10 days and will be listed as week-to-week after the procedure, the club announced. Shattenkirk left Sunday's win over the Washington Capitals after colliding with Alex Ovechkin in the first period" February 03

  • Short-handed Blues gut out a win over Caps

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Sunday was a short day for some of the Blues and a long day for some others. Defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk left with an injury in the first period, on just his third shift of the day, and center David Backes left thanks to a game misconduct penalty in the second. With two of their best players..." February 02

  • No supplemental discipline for Backes after Alzner hit

    Pro Hockey Talk "St. Louis captain David Backes won’t face any further punishment for boarding Washigton’s Karl Alzner during Sunday’s game, per the Post-Dispatch. Backes was given a five-minute boarding major and game misconduct for this hit, which occurred early in the second period of the Blues’ 4-2 win." February 02

  • Brodeur on what he’d change to the game: ‘The trapezoid has to go’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Retired goaltender Martin Brodeur joined Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman to discuss what he likes and what he’d like to change about the game he just left. The 42-year-old pointed to the speed of the game and the resulting hits as something that he dislikes. “It’s too tough of a game, too..." February 02

  • Shattenkirk injured, won’t return after collision with Ovechkin

    Pro Hockey Talk "The St. Louis Blues have been red-hot lately, and Kevin Shattenkirk has been a big part of their success, but Sunday showed how quickly such things can change. Shattenkirk took an ugly spill after a collision with Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin in the first period. He won’t..." February 01

  • Blues top Hurricanes 3-2 in shootout

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The two meetings between the Blues and the Hurricanes this season can be seen as showing the power of changing goalies. In the first meeting between the teams, Blues coach Ken Hitchcock pulled Brian Elliott from the goal after the Blues fell behind 3-1 12:42 into the game. On Friday night at..." January 31

  • Ignoring Devils is sad way for Martin Brodeur to say goodbye

    New York Post "Don’t know about you folks, but when I think of Martin Brodeur’s legendary career, the three players who come immediately to mind are Brett Hull, Bernie Federko and Al MacInnis, with whom he shared the stage at his retirement announcement in … St. Louis? It was his party, so not only didn’t he..." January 30

  • Blues show off for dads in shootout win over Predators

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "A celebration erupted on the ice when the Blues capped a 5-4 shootout victory over Nashville Thursday, but it paled in comparison to the party in Suite 247 inside Scottrade Center. A majority of the Blues players had their fathers in attendance Thursday, as they prepared for a “dad’s trip”..." January 30

  • Martin Brodeur leaves game 'with a big smile' on face

    USA Today "Martin Brodeur, who has three Stanley Cup rings as the NHL's winningest goalie, will now try to win one in management. The 22-year veteran officially announced his retirement on Thursday and was named senior adviser to St. Louis Blues general manager Doug Armstrong. "I'm excited to start a..." January 29

  • Penguins send F Goc to Blues for C Lapierre

    TSN.ca "The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired centre Maxim Lapierre from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for centre Marcel Goc. The teams agreed on the trade after the Penguins' 5-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. Goc had one assist in the win. In 43 games with the Penguins this season,..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away

    CBSSports.com "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

  • Martin Brodeur to retire, join Blues front office

    Sportsnet.ca "Martin Brodeur is stepping away from the crease and joining the St. Louis Blues front office, Sportsnet has learned. The NHL’s all-time winningest goalie made the decision after taking a break from the NHL team to ponder his future. Two sources confirmed that Brodeur took the Blues up on the..." January 27

  • Devils' Lou Lamoriello supports Martin Brodeur's job in St. Louis Blues' front office

    Newark Star-Ledger "1 / 17 St. Louis Blues goalie Martin Brodeur (30) looks at the scoreboard during a timeout in the first period of a game against the Nashville Predators on Dec. 4, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo | Mark Zaleski) Kevin Manahan | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Print Rich Chere | NJ Advance..." January 27

  • Brian Elliott Headed to NHL All-Star Game

    NHL.com "Blues goaltender Brian Elliott is a late addition to the 2015 NHL All-Star Game this weekend in Columbus. Elliott will be making his second All-Star appearance and will join Kevin Shattenkirk and Vladimir Tarasenko in Columbus. Elliott leads the NHL with a 1.86 goals-against average and is..." January 22

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in NHL.com All-Star draft

    NHL.com "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at NHL.com decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Blues extend Martin Brodeur's leave of absence

    The Score "Hockey Hall of Fame bound goaltender Martin Brodeur needs a little more time to reflect on what's next. The legendary netminder, who has appeared in a small handful of games this season with the St. Louis Blues, was granted a leave of absence from the team last week. That leave has now been..." January 21

  • Blues rumble into All-Star break as hot as they've been all season

    Fox Sports Midwest "Give the Blues some time to reach full speed, and they've proven themselves quite capable of tightening the screws. Relatively slow first periods haven't been nearly enough to stop St. Louis from heading into the long All-Star break on one of its hottest stretches all season. A 3-1 win over..." January 20

  • Blues roll into break by stopping Avs

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues already had passed Chicago in the Central Division standings on a successful homestand, and had Nashville in their sights. A 3-1 win over Colorado, the reigning division champ, on Monday night gave the Blues 62 points, and they are now just two out of first place as they film the..." January 20

  • LeBrun: Blues, Flyers well-matched for Senators on trade front

    Nichols on Hockey "“I will give you a few teams to keep an eye on if that’s the kind of thing that Bryan Murray is looking for. And I did hear that a few weeks ago, that he was looking for a top-6 forward and clearly not a rental. I mean, the Senators are 10 points out. As he said on your station, he’s looking for..." January 20

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    Cole stays in, Butler out. #stlblues

  • Ken Hitchcock passed Pat Quinn for fifth all-time in coaching wins

    Pro Hockey Talk "When his St. Louis Blues blanked the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0 on Saturday, Ken Hitchcock passed Pat Quinn for fifth all-time in wins for an NHL head coach with 685. While shootout victories likely helped to some extent, it’s worth noting that Hitchcock reached this mark in 1,285 games while..." January 19