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The St. Louis Blues have won all 16 games in which forward T.J. Oshie has recorded a point since January 1st. - Photo courtesy of Getty Images
The St. Louis Blues have rose to the top of the NHL standings with 97 points for many reasons.
Head coach Ken Hitchcock is easily the favorite for NHL coach of the year and his guiding hand is certainly one reason for the Blues success.
The Blues superb goal-tending from their dynamic duo of Jaroslav Halak and All-Star Brian Elliott has also been a big reason for the Blues success.
Then there is the Blues penalty killing unit, which has not allowed a goal in 47 consecutive short-handed opportunities, a streak that dates back to a February 14th loss to Columbus.
While Hitchcock and the Blues defense may be the story, the Blues will need T.J. Oshie to continue finding the back of the net and helping teammates do the same.
According the Elias Sports Bureau, the Blues have won all 16 games in which Oshie, who has 18 goals and 30 assists...
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St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie is a vital part of a Blues penalty killing unit that has killed off 47 consecutive penalties and has helped the Blues win eleven of their last 14 games. - Photo courtesy of Getty Images The St. Louis Blues have the best defensive team in the NHL and possibly the hottest goalie in the league in Jaroslav Halak. Halak won his eighth game in a row...
ST. LOUIS St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has signed their first overall draft pick in 2010, Jaden Schwartz, to an entry level contract. Schwartz will join the Blues in Chicago when they visit the Blackhawks tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m.
"Jaden had an excellent college career and we are excited that he is...
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has signed their first overall draft pick in 2010, Jaden Schwartz, to an entry level contract. Schwartz will join the Blues in Chicago when they visit the Blackhawks tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m CT.
“Jaden had an excellent college career and we are excited that he...
Lost in the St. Louis Blues incredible run and rise to the top of the NHL has been the injury issues the team has suffered throughout the season.
On Sunday, as the Blues travel to Columbus to take on the Blue Jackets for the second time in as many nights, the Blues will get back one of their injured players.
Veteran Jamie Langenbrunner, who had missed ten games of action with a...
from Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The sale to a group led by club minority owner Tom Stillman recently has made substantial progress, and the expectations are that a deal might be closed in a matter of weeks.
The NHL, which seized control of the Blues from former chairman Dave Checketts, is running the sale process. In late January, league deputy commissioner...
The St. Louis Blues signed forward Jaden Schwartz to an entry level contract Monday.Schwartz was selected in the first-round by the Blues in the 2010 draft and will join the team Tuesday in Chicago for a game with the Blackhawks."It's been a dream of mine to play in the NHL and I'm excited to be able to do as a St. Louis Blue," Schwartz said.The 19-year-old is a...
David Perron snapped a tie at 3:46 of the third period and the St. Louis Blues held on to complete a sweep of its home-and-home series with the host Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1. Patrik Berglund also scored and Jaroslav Halak made 33 saves to extend his personal winning streak to a career-high eight contests for the league-leading Blues, who kicked off their season-high seven-game road...
The St. Louis Blues have the most points in the NHL - and one of the reasons they can credit for that success is an impressive penalty kill.
St. Louis went 8-for-8 on the penalty during Sunday's 2-1 triumph over the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Blues (45-18-7, 97 points) have gone 14 contests without yielding a power-play goal, successfully extinguishing 47 straight infractions...
David Perron broke a tie early in the third period, and Jaroslav Halak made 33 saves to help the NHL-leading St. Louis Blues beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 on Sunday night for their season-high fifth straight victory.
Patrik Berglund also scored for St. Louis. The Blues, coming off a 4-1 victory over Columbus on Saturday night in St. Louis, have won nine of 10 to improve to...
Some saves from yesterday’s game against Columbus, including a couple of 2-on-0 rushes.
In his last ten starts, Jaroslav Halak has not allowed more than 2 goals.
It didnât take long for Jaden Schwartz to make a decision regarding his future as professional hockey player. Just two days after his sophomore season at Colorado College ended heâs following his heart, his sister Mandiâs advice, to the NHL. Heâll join the St. Louis Blues in Chicago fresh off signing a three year Entry Level Contract (ELC) Monday.
from Michael Farber of Sports Illustrated, As the red numbers hit 9:00 on the digital wall clock that counts down to the opening face-off against the Blackhawks on March 6, Blues coach Ken Hitchcock, trailed by his assistants, enters the dressing room. He issues reminders (“Don’t get [caught] stickhandling and making ‘hope-for’ plays”) and ticks off the Chicago starters...
With their defense and special teams leading the way, the red-hot St. Louis Blues are nearing their first division title since 2000.
While the Blues have been superb lately, trips to Chicago usually haven't brought out their best.
St. Louis will try to add to its season-high win streak Tuesday night by snapping a five-game road skid to the Blackhawks, who likely won't have...
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