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  • Bruins may target Blues' Brayden Schenn or Vladimir Tarasenko in trade

    NBC Sports Boston "Perhaps some of it was because the Bruins will be hosting their team at TD Garden on Thursday night. Perhaps some of it was about their scouting the Montreal Canadiens. But whatever the reason, the St. Louis Blues had a group of talent evaluators at TD Garden Monday night..." January 16

  • Schedule For Upcoming NHL “Bye Weeks”

    Pro Hockey Rumors "For the third year in a row, the NHL has scheduled a mandated multi-day break for each team in the middle part of the season. Meant to give each team a rest, much like the bye week in the National Football League, this break also includes limits on practice, including several days in..." January 15

  • The Pat Maroon story: Proof that sports aren’t fairy tales

    St. Louis Game Time "The stage was set. Last July, after extended negotiations, Pat Maroon and the St. Louis Blues came to an agreement on a one year/$1.75 million dollar deal. A play for a big contract type wager that the Oakville product took willingly, having produced in Edmonton and New..." January 15

  • Blues can’t have anything nice, lose Robert Thomas to IR

    St. Louis Game Time "Robert Thomas has been having a strong rookie campaign. In 37 games, he has five goals and nine assists; his fifth goal came as part of the Blues’ 4-1 victory over the visiting Montreal Canadiens. Unfortunately, he slid shoulder-first into the boards during the first period..." January 14

  • Blues’ Binnington taking full advantage of his opportunity

    Pro Hockey Talk "You’d be forgiven if you had no idea who Jordan Binnington was before last week. You’d still be forgiven if you have no idea who he is while you’re reading this, too. The 25-year-old had just one NHL appearance under his belt prior to this season, coming in..." January 12

  • Blues Place Tyler Bozak And Robert Thomas On IR

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Blues have taken another hit up front as the team has announced that centers Tyler Bozak and Robert Thomas have been placed on injured reserve.  Thomas suffered a shoulder injury in the first period last night against Montreal while Bozak has missed the..." January 11

  • Brayden Schenn Drawing Interest As Trade Deadline Approaches

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The St. Louis Blues certainly haven’t had the season they expected, and even if they win tonight’s game against the Montreal Canadiens (which they lead 3-0 at the time of this writing) are still down another man. Robert Thomas left the game with an apparent shoulder injury..." January 11

  • Steen out at least two weeks for Blues "Alexander Steen will be out at least two weeks for the St. Louis Blues and was placed on injured reserve Tuesday with a left shoulder injury. The 34-year-old forward was injured on a hit by Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas with 10:57 remaining in the first period of a 3-0..." January 08

  • St. Louis Blues Forward Alex Steen Out With Upper-Body Injury

    Last Word On Hockey "The St. Louis Blues announced that forward Alex Steen is sidelined with an upper-body injury and will not return for tonight’s game. Steen acquired the injury after absorbing a hard hit from Philidelphia Flyers defencemen Radko..." January 08

  • Blues’ Patrick Maroon Likely To Be Traded

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Last season, Patrick Maroon was moved by the Edmonton Oilers at the NHL Trade Deadline to the New Jersey Devils for a third-round pick and prospect Joey Dudek. Maroon had 30 points in 57 games with the Oilers, on pace for the best offensive season of his career, but was even..." January 08

  • Blues' Jordan Schmaltz: Heads to waivers

    CBS Sports "The Blues placed Schmaltz on waivers Sunday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports. This move has been inevitable for some time. Schmaltz has been a healthy scratch for nine straight games and 19 of 39 games this season. The Blues likely didn't find any worthy offers on the trade..." January 06

  • NHL Rumors: Blues' Schenn an intriguing possibility

    NBC Sports Boston "The Bruins continue to look to add at least one more forward to their current group that begins the second half of the regular season with a big divisional tilt tonight against the Buffalo Sabres. Don Sweeney has been very active on the phone with other GMs around the league trying to..." January 05

  • St. Louis Blues acquire Jared Coreau from Anaheim Ducks

    Sportsnet "The St. Louis Blues have acquired goaltender Jared Coreau from the Anaheim Ducks for future considerations the team announced Thursday. Coreau, 27, has played in 13 games for the San Diego Gulls of the AHL posting a 3-6-2 record, a 3.57 GAA and a .895..." January 04

  • Blues put Butler, Nolan on waivers; Kyrou a potential call-up

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues moved into the New Year with roster moves, placing defenseman Chris Butler and forward Jordan Nolan on waivers Tuesday. Butler had been a healthy scratch for the Blues the past two games, coinciding with the return of Alex Pietrangelo from injured reserve with a hand..." January 02

  • Who needs a fresh start in 2019?

    Pro Hockey Talk "New Year’s Day is right around the corner, so naturally many of us have already started thinking about our resolutions. Maybe you want to get into better shape, eat better, expand your knowledge on a certain topic, spend less time on your phone, or something totally..." December 31

  • Blues to host 2020 All-Star Game

    The Score "The St. Louis Blues will host the 2020 NHL All-Star Game, league sources told The Athletic's Jeremy Rutherford. " December 27

  • Dunn fined for cross-checking in Blues game against Oilers "St. Louis Blues defenseman Vince Dunn has been fined $1,942.20, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for cross-checking Edmonton Oilers forward Jujhar Khaira during NHL Game No. 524 in Edmonton on Tuesday, Dec. 18, the National Hockey League's Department of..." December 19

  • Oilers’ Khaira to have hearing for cross-checking Blues’ Dunn

    Sportsnet "The NHL Department of Player Safety could hand out more discipline after a wild cross-checking sequence in Tuesday’s game between the Edmonton Oilers and St. Louis Blues. Edmonton forward Jujhar Khaira will have a hearing for cross-checking the..." December 19

  • Trade watch heats up as teams start checking in on Blues’ Tarasenko

    Sportsnet "The NHL’s holiday trade freeze gets put into effect this coming Wednesday and with this date looming the trade market, as we inch towards the league’s Feb. 25 trade deadline, is beginning to stir. On Saturday, during Hockey Night in Canada’s Headlines segment,..." December 16

  • Blues ink Bortuzzo to three-year extension

    TSN "Robert Bortuzzo is sticking around in St. Louis.  The Blues announced Saturday that the defenceman has signed a three-year contract extension worth $1.375 million per season.  In 12 games so far this season, Bortuzzo has one goal and two assists to go along with..." December 15

  • Blues won't loan Robert Thomas to Canada for WJHC

    The Score "One of the St. Louis Blues' best prospects is sticking with the team for the time being. Robert Thomas will not be loaned to the Canadian national team for the upcoming World Junior Championship, Blues general manager Doug Armstrong confirmed to TSN's Pierre LeBrun on..." December 15

  • Report: Blues’ Alex Pietrangelo undergoes surgery on right hand

    Sportsnet "St. Louis Blues defenceman Alex Pietrangelo has had surgery on his right hand and will be re-evaluated later in December, according to Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic. Pietrangelo has four goals and 11 points in 24 games this season for the struggling Blues club. " December 13

  • Could Chuck Fletcher strike major deal with Blues?

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "With the holiday roster freeze six days away, expect the speculation game to heat up. The trade deadline is still 10 weeks away, but business is starting to shake out. We’ve seen a couple of minor trades this week and some player movement on the waiver wire. Since Chuck Fletcher..." December 13

  • Which teams are likely to make moves before Holiday Freeze?

    Pro Hockey Talk "We’re exactly one week away from the NHL’s holiday roster freeze. Teams won’t be able to make a move between Dec. 19 at 11:59 pm ET and Dec. 28 at 12:01 am ET, which means there could be some fireworks between now and the 19th. So, which teams are most likely to make a move..." December 13

  • Where do the ‘fragile’ Blues go from here?

    Pro Hockey Talk "It’s been quite a week for the St. Louis Blues. Let’s recap: • After being booed off of their home ice following a 6-1 thrashing by the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday, Brayden Schenn labels the team “a fragile group,” three days after..." December 11

  • Ducks claim Chad Johnson off waivers, place Ryan Miller on IR

    Sportsnet "The Anaheim Ducks have claimed goaltender Chad Johnson off waivers from the St. Louis Blues. The move comes after Ducks’ backup goaltender Ryan Miller was forced to exit Sunday’s game against the New Jersey Devils with a lower-body injury. " December 11

  • St. Louis Blues “A Fragile Group” As Frustration Escalates

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The St. Louis Blues season has not gone according to plan. A team picked by many in the offseason to compete for the Stanley Cup after making sweeping changes to the forward group, the Blues find themselves sitting just one point out of last place in the entire NHL. Their ten wins through 28..." December 10

  • Blues call up goalie Binnington from San Antonio

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Facebook Twitter Email Print Save In a move that reflects frustration with the team's goaltending situation, the Blues called up Jordan Binnington from San Antonio shortly after Sunday's 6-1 loss to Vancouver. The Blues did not..." December 10

  • Blues’ Alex Pietrangelo potentially available; Leafs a possible fit

    Sportsnet "The St. Louis Blues aren’t shopping Alex Pietrangelo, but it doesn’t sound as if the star defenceman is completely untouchable either. Pietrangelo has this year and next on a contract that carries a $6.5-million cap hit, and hasn’t had the strongest season so..." December 09

  • St. Louis Blues Place Three On Injured Reserve

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The St. Louis Blues have been hit with a pile of injuries all at once, and will now be without several key players for the next while. The team announced that Alex Pietrangelo, Robby Fabbri and Carl Gunnarsson have all been placed on injured reserve. Chris Butler, Jordan Kyrou and Jordan Nolan..." December 03

  • St. Louis Blues “Open For Business”

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Things have not gone right for the St. Louis Blues this season. The offseason darlings of many, the Blues are off to a terrible start to the season at 8-11-3 and find themselves firmly in last place in the Central Division. That poor performance has already cost their head coach his job, and..." November 27

  • No captain, my captain: Tradition-rich NHL teams are no longer giving players the ‘C’

    Washington Post "Henrik and Daniel Sedin were Vancouver mainstays for 18 years, and while it was Henrik who formally wore the ‘C' on his chest as the team captain for eight seasons, the two shared the privilege and the burden of being the twin faces of the Canucks. In a first season without them,..." November 27

  • Blues players take responsibility for Yeo's firing "St. Louis Blues players accepted responsibility for Mike Yeo getting fired after a 2-0 loss to the Los Angeles Kings on Monday. Yeo, 45, was 73-49-11 with St. Louis after replacing Ken Hitchcock on Feb. 1, 2017, and was 30-32-7 over the past 69 games. St. Louis (7-9-3) is 14th in the..." November 21

  • Blues fire head coach Mike Yeo after third shutout loss in four games

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Mike Yeo is out as Blues coach. Not long after the Blues were shut out for the third time in four games, general manager Doug Armstrong decided it was time to make a coaching change. The team relieved Yeo of his duties following a 2-0 loss Monday to the Los Angeles Kings at Enterprise..." November 20

  • Concussion suits against NHL face headwinds

    Detroit News "The legal strategy of the NHL to defeat a class-action suit by players concerned about brain injuries might prove successful, but the issue of legal responsibility for potential long-term effects of brain trauma remains at issue, according to legal experts. In attempting to settle..." November 20

  • The NHL is doing everything it can to avoid another lockout

    New York Post "The Canceler-in-Chief’s collective bargaining history precedes him, so buyer beware, but it is a fact that all precincts are reporting reason for optimism as the NHL and the NHLPA continue a series of preliminary talks aimed at extending the CBA before either party can exercise its..." November 19

  • Blues' Allen: We've hit rock bottom

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "This is Jake Allen’s sixth season with the Blues, so he’s seen a lot. “Unfortunately, we’re at the bottom here,” he said. Monday. “Rock bottom probably basically for us in the last ... ever since I’ve been here. We’ve got to dig deep to..." November 06

  • NHL goalies making adjustments to new controversial chest protector

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Over the course of a 12-year career as an NHL goalie, Sharks goaltending coach Johan Hedberg said he only changed his chest protector twice.  “The one when I retired, there was nothing left,” Hedberg said in a phone interview with NBC Sports California. “[It..." November 05

  • Blues hope returning Fabbri can finally get some health luck

    Pro Hockey Talk "As a smaller scorer, Robby Fabbri was already a hockey player who was easy to root for. His terrible injury luck makes it a no-brainer, really, so his latest attempt to get on track with the St. Louis Blues is absolutely worth watching. After word surfaced that the shifty..." November 01

  • Blues re-assign Ville Husso to San Antonio Rampage

    St. Louis Game Time "Saturday night in the second period of the Blues 7-3 victory over the Blackhawks, Zach Sanfordwent careening into Jake Allen and this happened. Allen was injured and left the game; Chad Johnson came in as relief to stop all five shots that he..." November 01

  • What NHL goalies are saying about smaller equipment

    Sportsnet "Midway through last season the NHL began streamlining goalie equipment with a target on leg pads and pants. Rather than goalies being allowed to wear inflated equipment that had more to do with filling up the net than protecting the player, the NHL began to enforce “form-fitting”..." October 30

  • St. Louis Blues Place Jakub Jerabek On Waivers

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The St. Louis Blues have placed Jakub Jerabek on waivers, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet. Jerabek has played just a single game for the Blues, after coming over from the Edmonton Oilers just before the season started. If claimed, Jerabek could be joining..." October 30

  • Jordan Kyrou Assigned To AHL

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The experiment is over for now, as the St. Louis Blues have assigned Jordan Kyrou to the San Antonio Rampage of the AHL. Kyrou registered one point in his nine-game stint, but will now head to the minor leagues to open up some room on the roster for Robby Fabbri, Nikita Soshnikov and Carl..." October 29

  • NHL, MGM Resorts form sports betting partnership "The NHL has named MGM Resorts the first official sports betting partner of the League. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, joined by MGM Resorts Chairman & CEO Jim Murren, made the announcement Monday. "The new sports betting landscape presents a unique opportunity..." October 29

  • Blues recall Husso from San Antonio to replace injured Allen in goal

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The San Antonio shuffle was busy Monday for the Blues. Goalie Ville Husso, defenseman Carl Gunnarsson and forwards Robby Fabbri and Nikita Soshnikov all have been recalled from the Blues' American Hockey League affiliate. Gunnarsson, Fabbri and Soshnikov have been recalled from..." October 29

  • Blues' Allen leaves game with apparent injury after collision with teammate

    Sporting News "The St. Louis Blues may be without their starting goaltender for a while. Jake Allen left Saturday night's game against the Chicago Blackhawks late in the second period after a collision with teammate Zach Sanford. Allen, who had stoned Brandon Saad on the play with his right..." October 28

  • Blues' Yeo: 'My job should be in question right now'

    The Score "The St. Louis Blues let another one get away from them Thursday night. After taking an early 2-0 lead against the Columbus Blue Jackets, the club surrendered four straight goals en route to a 7-4 drubbing. It marked the second straight game in which the Blues coughed up a two-goal..." October 26

  • Jay Bouwmeester is the anchor that may ruin the Blues’ season

    St. Louis Game Time "Jay Bouwmeester may ruin this season for St. Louis Blues fans. No, this isn’t dramatic hyperbole designed to garner retweets, widespread acclaim, and attention; it’s just the painful truth. An opinion disguised as a hot take. It’s not many times that a defenseman..." October 25

  • Robert Bortuzzo Placed On Injured Reserve By St. Louis Blues

    Last Word On Hockey "During the St. Louis Blues latest three-game road trip, Robert Bortuzzo was sent home early with a lower-body injury. The injury has plagued him since training camp. Throughout the first eight games of the season, Bortuzzo has missed three. He will now miss the next two..." October 25

  • For NHL goalies, league’s new pad restrictions are a real pain

    Washington Post "Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury has started to wear an extra undershirt to protect himself. Even with Braden Holtby’s Washington Capitals teammates toning down the power of their shots in practices, he’s started to feel the sting of pucks in ways he hasn’t..." October 24