Tag: St. Louis Blues

St. Louis Blues goaltending good enough to win Stanley Cup?

The St. Louis Blues are an obvious Stanley Cup contender with an obvious problem: between the pipes, there are questions. Goaltenders Jaroslav Halak and Brian Elliott have been good for the Blues, but they haven’t been great, and given their status as…

St. Louis Blues goaltending may require upgrade

Jaroslav Halak, St. Louis Blues

This is supposed to be the year for the St. Louis Blues. Missouri’s NHL club has never won a Stanley Cup since its establishment prior to the 1967-68 season, despite possessing a lengthy playoff streak of twenty-five seasons spanning 1980-2004.…

Wikipedia trades Ryan Miller to St. Louis Blues for Jaroslav Halak

Fantasy hockey general managers, St. Louis Blues fans, and Buffalo Sabres supporters were in disarray last night when Wikipedia posted that Ryan Miller had been traded for Jaroslav Halak and a 2nd round pick. The trade, of course, is not…

Toronto Maple Leafs: David Clarkson suspended for 2 games

Another suspension… they are becoming a daily occurrence in the NHL this season, which either means the players are becoming increasingly vicious and ignorant of the rules, or the league has implemented a severe crack-down against violent offences. For his…

St. Louis Blues: Max Lapierre says he’s “ready to face the music” tonight against the San Jose Sharks

Max Lapierre, St. Louis Blues

October 15, 2013, saw a defining moment in the rivalry between Western Conference powerhouses the San Jose Sharks and St. Louis Blues. With the ice still fresh, only five bucks into the first frame, Blues agitator Max Lapierre railed superstar…

St. Louis Blues’ Hitchcock to Roy: “Tell Patrick To Shut The (bleep) Up”

Ken Hitchcock, St. Louis Blues

It’s true. St. Louis Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock dropped the F-bomb, or some other unpleasant four-letter word on Patrick Roy following last night’s showdown between the two Central Division rivals. But why? Here is how the quarrel first came…

St. Louis Blues: Ken Hitchcock says he’s “never seen so many good teams in one conference”

Ken Hitchcock, St. Louis Blues

The Western Conference has been considered best for many years now, but this season its superiority is really on display. If the playoffs were to start today, only one team from the Eastern Conference would be good enough to make…