Found December 06, 2011 on Miami Herald:
David Backes got the go-ahead score on the second straight power-play goal of the game for the St. Louis Blues, who ended a 2 for 39 slump with the man advantage in a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.

Hitchcock restoring Blues' confidence

ST. LOUIS Not long after his team earned another victory in his short St. Louis Blues tenure, coach Ken Hitchcock marked the growth under his leadership. He called the second period of a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday one of the best the Blues had played since he replaced Davis Payne on Nov. 6. To Hitchcock, his vision had started to mature. Hitchcock spoke...

Skilled Forwards Perron, Oshie Elevate Blues

The Blues have defeated the Red Wings twice on Ken Hitchcock’s watch. These high-level victories validate this Note as an emerging power.Believe it, people: The Blues have arrived.“When you play Detroit, you decide you're either all-in, because if you're just a little bit in, they push you right out,” Hitchcock told reporters after the game. “The thing that has impressed...

Late penalty on Perron baffles Blues

After climbing out of the rubble behind the Detroit net Tuesday night, the Blues' David Perron skated to the penalty box to serve a two-minute penalty for goaltender's interference.

David Perron Feels Good as Blues Get Ready For Detroit

It was a magical feeling at the Scottrade Center on Saturday night.  Early in the first period, in his first game back in the lineup in over a year, David Perron lit up the lamp.  Perron lifted the puck over and past Chicago Blackhawks goal tender Ray Emery just six minutes into his first game back after missing 97 games due to a concussion injury. Fans rejoiced.  Players and...

Colaiacovo, Grachev Activated from IR

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Tuesday the club has activated defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo and forward Evgeny Grachev from Injured Reserve. Colaiacovo has missed the pa...

Blues score twice in third, hold off Red Wings

David Backes got the go-ahead score on the second straight power-play goal of the game for the St. Louis Blues, who ended a 2 for 39 slump with the man advantage in a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.

Blues’ anger at Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard has to do with who he punched, not a ‘running’ problem

During the Red Wings’ 3-2 loss to St. Louis on Tuesday, both Blues goalie Brian Elliott and Wings goalie Jimmy Howard were engaged in collisions which resulted in goaltender interference penalties: Because of the fact that we’re talking about goalies getting hit here—and it seems as if players have started to exploit the fact that the one thing Brendan Shanahan won’t automatically...

Jimmy Howards rumbles with St. Louis Blues Player

Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard lost his cool on Tuesday night after getting run into by Blues’ winger, David Perron. Howard was a little upset with the contact from the forward. He immediately went after Perron and caused a rumble behind the net. The Wings goaltender responded after the game saying, “I’m not taking that. If you’re going to try and run me like that...

Gameday Movie Poster: Into the Blues

Today's installment from Josh Howard: Onto the Blues... No, we don't have Jessica Alba on our team, but I'm sure she'd create even more of a distraction than Datsyuk if we did.  Let's face it, just like Into the Blue, no one wants to watch a St. Louis Blues game.  However, I feel compelled to watch this game.  It's gonna be some good hockey.  Jimmy...

Blues 14 Fund Receives $18,000 Grant

The Garth Brooks Teammates for Kids Foundation recently awarded the St. Louis Blues 14 Fund an $18,000 grant. Teammates for Kids allows players to support children in need through their in-game performance. Blues players pledge to donate ...

It's Just a Bite...

Have you ever had a mosquito flying around in your room while you're sleeping?  You know, that terribly annoying "mmmmm" buzz?  That mosquito is the St. Louis Blues. Sure, that mosquito might bite us once or twice in the regular season, while we're sleeping.  But when we finally wake up and turn on the lights, you find that damn bloodsucker and slap the sh!t...

Red Wings-Blues Preview

After struggling against one of the NHL's best scoring teams, the St. Louis Blues might have another challenge in trying to stop the perennially potent Detroit Red Wings. The Red Wings, though, may not have forward Valtteri Filppula available for Tuesday night's visit to the Scottrade Center. In giving up 2.12 goals per game, the Blues (14-9-3) have been one of the NHL...

Red Wings-Blues game summary

Here is the game summary for the St. Louis Blues' 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings Tuesday night.

Blues end PP woes, beat Wings

The St. Louis Blues put an end to their power play woes. Caught the Detroit Red Wings in the standings, too.
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