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The St. Louis Blues put together a valiant effort on Saturday night in their shootout loss to the Minnesota Wild.
The Blues clearly matched the Wild throughout the game, but came up short once it came to shootouts. The Wild seemed to a distinctive advantage, able to turn to a number of goal scorers to take the shots while the Blues asked defenseman Alex Pietrangelo to go third in the shootout.
Good news for Blues fans may be coming. The Blues may get significantly better in shootouts soon. Because electric forward David Perron has taken another step closer to returning to the ice for good.
Perron shed his no contact red jersey on Friday and participated in all contact drills for the first time since suffering a concussion early last season.
The 23 year old forward, who has an uncanny play-making ability and knack for the puck, felt good about how his first "real" practice went.
"I feel good. I feel that it was time to take that step. It's j...
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from the Blues website, Perron, who has not played since he suffered a concussion on a hit by San Jose’s Joe Thornton Nov. 4, 2010, was given clearance to be a regular participant in practice, thus engaging in full contact.
Perron, 23, missed the final 72 games last season and has sat out the first 18 this season. Although there is no timetable for a return to the lineup, taking...
SATURDAY'S STORY LINES: The Wild will take on the surging St. Louis Blues tonight. The Blues are 4-0-1 since CoachKen Hitchcock took over for Davis Payne. Payne was fired after Minnesota beat the Blues 2-1 on November 5th.
Mike Yeo said the Blues have a "swagger" about them. He feels the Blues are playing a game similar to the Red Wings and he expects them to be "...
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Sunday the club has recalled forward Brett Sterling...
By NOEY KUPCHAN,
STATS WriterHired less than two weeks ago, St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock is off to the best five-game start in team history.
Continuing that success, however, could prove difficult against the Northwest Division-leading Minnesota Wild.The Blues try for a season-best fourth consecutive victory Saturday night against the Wild, who look to win five straight...
(AP) -- Hired less than two weeks ago, St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock is off to the best five-game start in team history.
Continuing that success, however, could prove difficult against the Northwest Division-leading Minnesota Wild.
The Blues try for a season-best fourth consecutive victory Saturday night against the Wild, who look to win five straight at home for the first...
T. J. Oshie did not participate in practice on Monday at St.
Louis Mills – and that was good news for the Blues.
T. J. Oshie did not participate in practice Monday at St. Louis
Mills, and that was good news for the Blues.
David Backes knocks in a rebound of a shot by T. J. Oshie to
give the Blues a 1-0 lead with 9:21 remining in the first
(AP) -- Though the St. Louis Blues failed to record their longest winning streak of the season their last time out, they haven't lost in regulation since Ken Hitchcock took over as coach.
They'll look to extend that streak Tuesday night and continue their dominant play at home when they face the Los Angeles Kings, who broke a seven-game losing streak in the series in the...
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Ken Hitchcock has worked wonders since taking
the coaching helm of the Blues. He is 4-0-2 since replacing
Davis Payne 13 games into the season.