Found May 11, 2013 on The Hockey House:
After winning their third straight game to claw out of a 2-0 deficit and take a 3-2 lead in this first-round series with the St. Louis Blues, the Kings returned home for Game 6 tonight. You can bet Darryl Sutter likely wanted to make no changes to the lineup that won the first road game [...]

Blues' locker room is "disjointed"

Numerous reports and rumors have surfaced over the last few days that the St. Louis Blues are having some issues in their locker room. These reports range from Jaroslav Halak having a shouting match with Ken Hitchcock to there just being some mostly harmless division in the dressing room. It's unclear where the truth lies, but Jeremy Rutherford confirms that the St. Louis...

Hitchcock And Halak Disagreement Surfaces

from Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Blues coach Ken Hitchcock and goaltender Jaroslav Halak had a heated disagreement outside the club’s locker room the morning of Game 4 in Los Angeles, multiple sources have confirmed to the Post-Dispatch. The argument was triggered by Halak being late for the Blues’ team meeting before their game-day practice and...

Did this classy lady's playoff beard jinx the St. Louis Blues?

The blues lost 3-2 in OT to the Kings Wednesday night. Perhaps the cause? Good. God. **Follow us on Twitter or Facebook. Subscribe, or Return to us on Twitter. Subscribe... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

St. Louis Blues needs to retool

The Blues have built the framework for a winning program in the ultra-competition Western Conference.But the project remains incomplete. The Blues are good enough to play the defending Stanley Cup champions to a virtual standstill, but not quite good enough to beat them.They earned respect from their rival but they did not advance. The Kings set the standard in the NHL these days...

Hitchcock calls for 'homegrown' Blues to step up

Mouth agape, Ken Hitchcock struggled to process the buzzer-beater that crushed the St. Louis Blues' season. Goalie Brian Elliott sank to his knees in disbelief. For the second straight playoffs, the Blues finished with four straight losses to the Los Angeles Kings. They didn't get swept this time, it just felt that way. Especially to Hitchcock, who called out the cluster...

The Blues need more from Chris Stewart and Andy McDonald

If you've followed the first five games of the St. Louis Blues-Los Angeles Kings series, you're aware that several noteworthy players on the St. Louis roster have yet to show up for the playoffs. Key players, ones that are major components to the team's offense, have yet to make an impression in the postseason.  You can pin the Blues' offensive woes on plenty...

Discussing the Halak/Hitchcock argument

The rumors are true. Jeremy Rutherford confirms that Jaroslav Halak and Ken Hitchcock had a "heated disagreement" prior to Game 4 in Los Angeles. The argument took place outside of the team's locker room and was evidently started due to the fact Halak was late for a team meeting. Halak argued with Hitchcock about his lack of playing time at the end of the regular season...

St. Louis Blues face elimination tonight in Game 6

The St. Louis Blues are on the brink of elimination tonight in Game 6 of the Western Conference quarterfinals against the defending Stanley Cup Champions, the Los Angeles Kings. After the Blues took an early 2-0 series lead, the Kings showed why they are defending Stanley Cup Champions and have won three straight games to take a 3-2 series lead. The Kings also swept the Blues in...

Blues Falter and Champs Advance

The St. Louis Blues season came to an end last night as the Los Angeles Kings beat them 2-1 in yet another hard fought contest.  Every game in this series was decided by one goal and the Blues need to hold their heads high after such an effort.  Given the tough battling that went on, it may be appropriate at this time to ask, what was the difference maker in this series?  Why...

St. Louis Blues' season comes to an end in 2-1 loss in Game 6

0.2 seconds left. The St. Louis Blues and Los Angeles Kings were just 0.2 seconds away from playing an overtime period in Game 6 of the Western Conference quarterfinals Friday night in Los Angeles. Instead, the Kings took a 2-1 lead with 0.2 seconds left in the second period as Dustin Penner ripped one off the crossbar as that was the game winner, the Kings are moving on to the...

Friday night Cardinals vs Rockies channel info

Fridays (May 10) Cardinals game vs. Colorado will be televised on FOX Sports Midwest Plus in the St. Louis market and on alternate channels on DirecTV, Dish and AT&T U-verse. This is because of overlap with the St. Louis Blues playoff game on FOX Sports Midwest. Outside the St. Louis market the Cardinals-Rockies game will air on the FOX Sports Midwest main channel on cable TV...

Blues stay positive in return to LA

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Robyn Regehr broke his nose and got a puck in his ear, while captain Dustin Brown merely has a jagged cut on the bridge of his unbroken nose. Other Los Angeles Kings bear their own souvenirs, and several St. Louis Blues are similarly marked up. After five bruising games of this first-round playoff series, the Kings and Blues are pretty certain they're...
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