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ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Blues have been struggling of late, having registered only one point in a four-game homestand and falling to fourth in the NHL Central Division. That, however, didn't stop St. Louis native and FOX Sports broadcaster Joe Buck from an impromptu session in the booth on Monday night.
Joe Buck joined Darren Pang and John Kelly with the Blues trailing the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings 2-0 midway through the second period. Unfortunately for the Blues, Buck's commentary didn't bring much luck to the Note, but it did come with entertaining stories of his father Jack calling hockey and lines such as "a guy wearing No. 5 for the Kings will bring it out from behind the net."
Watch and enjoy, the magic that is Joe Buck.
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Blues captain David Backes called out his teammates after the team got done with a "homestand from hell" as his coach called it.
St. Louis Blues' fans are suddenly asking themselves, "Is Jaroslav Halak truly that good?" Well, since his injury, the St. Louis Blues have encountered a four game losing streak.
It is hard to say what exactly the cause is. It could be the fact that Brian Elliot has not played to the level that he did last year. Or it could be that the Blues' defense is...
St. Louis native Joe Buck is a big fan of the St. Louis Blues. In fact, he's a season ticket holder. During the team's 4-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings, Buck visited the broadcast booth to talk to St. Louis announcers John Kelly and Darren Pang.
Pang and Kelly insisted Buck try his hand at doing play-by-play for some hockey and the results were ... interesting.
ST. LOUIS St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced the club recalled goaltender Jake Allen from their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, Peoria Rivermen today.
Allen, 22, has appeared in 31 games for the Rivermen this season posting a 12-16-2 record including a 2.94 goals against average, .903 save percentage and two shutouts....
The St. Louis Blues have activated goalie Jaroslav Halak from injured reserve, a signal that struggling Brian Elliott is headed for some time on the bench.
Halak is 3-0 with a 2.10 goals-against average and two shutouts this season. He had been sidelined by a groin strain.
Coach Ken Hitchcock said Saturday that if Halak wasn't ready in time for Monday night's game against...
Ken Hitchcock and the St. Louis Blues, hot off of their stellar 2011-2012 season, thundered out of the gate in the shortened 2013 (2012-2013) campaign, posting a 6-1-0 record. However, during the past four games, they’ve posted a 0-3-1 mark, the last three games of which have been at the once-friendly confines of Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Ken Hitchcock has seen this before...
So lets get one thing straight before we hit the jump... I never, ever, ever wish harm on a hockey player from another team. Unless the other player is Claude Lemieux. Screw that guy. That said, tonight David Backes of the St. Louis Blues needs to pay the piper a bit.
Hit the jump to find out why.
I know what the assumption will be from Blues fans—and from Red Wings fans...
The 2013 season started extremely well for the St. Louis Blues. As we flipped the page on the calendar from January to February, the Blues held one of the NHL's best records of 6-1-0. Since then, there's been very few positives as the Blues rattled off five straight losses, several of which were of the blowout variety.
If you've watched the team's past few games...
from Scott Burnside of ESPN,
Many observers liked the Blues to take another step forward with a long playoff run next spring. Some, including this scribe, liked the Blues to use last season's successes to catapult themselves to the franchise's first Stanley Cup championship, much like what Los Angeles did last season.
Forward T.J. Oshie and defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk...
Fox Sports announcer and St. Louis native Joe Buck is the best in the business. The son of the late Jack Buck finds himself in the spotlight a couple of times every year serving as the Fox's lead play-by-play man in both baseball and NFL football.
Buck has worked multiple World Series and Super Bowl's during his career. But how many hockey games has he had the chance to...
The St. Louis Blues have lost five in a row as the team heads back to where the current slide began and take on the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.
Since losing to Detroit, the Blues' recent play has been baffling and frustrating all at the same time. Dominating play at the beginning of the season, the Blues now look to be sluggish, uninspired and distracted.
I am sure a better quality video will come out, but right now this is all we have.
Joe Buck called some of the Blues game tonight and while he was behind the mic, the Kings scored a goal around the 2:11 mark.