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Another day, another Ryan Miller trade rumor. After the Blues were crushed 7-1 by the New Jersey Devils, Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal Tweeted that he believes the Blues are after Ryan Miller in a "big way."
Halak and Elliott for Blues or Ryan Miller? They're going after Miller in big way now.#Oilers
— Jim Matheson (@NHLbyMatty) January 22, 2014
If Matheson's name sounds familiar, it's because he's the same writer who predicted the Blues would be willing to give up Magnus Paajarvi, Jaroslav Halak and a first-round pick in exchange for a new goaltender.
There are two possible scenarios here:
1. Matheson knows something no one else does and will look like a genius after the Blues pull off a big deal.
2. Matheson is way off and is just spewing rumors which aren't based in fact.
Which scenario is more likely? Considering how quiet other reporters have been on the situation, it's easy to say the second scenario. It&...
BEST OF MAXIM
The St. Louis Blues traveled to New Jersey for a matchup against the Devils on Tuesday night, and it was an evening they hope to soon forget. The Devils laid a beating a 7-1 beating on St. Louis and things just kept going from bad to worse all night.
The final goal of the night came off the stick of Devils defenseman Eric Gelinas, who fired a slapshot from center ice in an attempt...
Blues coach Ken Hitchcock was asked Monday morning if he was surprised that Detroit has experienced difficulty on home ice this season.
“Not really, because I only started watching them yesterday,” Hitchcock said. “Usually I watch every game that they play because they set such a gold standard.”
These are no longer golden days in Detroit, where the Blues made their one...
The St. Louis Blues activated forward Maxim Lapierre from the injured list after he missed five games because of a lower-body injury.
Lapierre, injured late in the Jan. 10 game against the Vancouver Canucks, was in the lineup on Thursday night when the Blues visited the New York Rangers. To make room on the roster, forward Adam Cracknell was sent down to Chicago of the AHL.
Former Stars, Devils and Blues winger Jamie Langenbrunner is new to Twitter, and he’s already had his account hacked…
Either this is a fake account, or Langenbrunner needs to stop making his password “1234″.
Fightin For Philly reader Richie Wielgus was a trooper and followed the link Langenbrunner tweeted. It is strongly recommended that you do not do the same.
ST. LOUIS -- A few weeks ago, Kevin Shattenkirk received the kind of news nobody wants to hear.
One of the St. Louis Blues defenseman's youth coaches, Chad Dlugolecki, was diagnosed with Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia (APL) on Jan. 2 and was hospitalized in Morristown, New Jersey.
"It really just hit him out of nowhere," Shattenkirk said.
Dlugolecki went to the hospital...
The St. Louis Blues have released an image of what their new poster honoring the team's Olympians will look like. As seen above, it shows off the 10 men who will head to Sochi to represent their respective countries.
It's a pretty cool poster, but a few things look a little off.
- Sobotka is very tired and/or winking at the camera.
- Bouwmeester (6'4"...
After opening the season with seven regulation losses in their first 43 games, the St. Louis Blues have failed to pick up a point in four of their last six.
They'll try to shake off that recent poor stretch Thursday night in a visit to the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden, where they haven't lost in regulation in 16 years.
St. Louis (33-11-5) suffered its most lopsided...
NEW YORK -- St. Louis defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk scored the tiebreaking power-play goal early in the third period, and the Blues got the best of the New York Rangers again in a 2-1 victory on Thursday night.
Alexander Steen also had a goal for the Blues before leaving late in the second period with a lower-body injury. David Backes had two assists, and Jaroslav Halak made 34 saves...
Blues forward Maxim Lapierre has been activated from injured reserve after missing five games with a lower-body injury.
Lapierre was injured late in the Jan. 10 game against the Vancouver Canucks.
In 29 games this season, Lapierre has six goals and three assists (nine points).
In addition, the Blues have assigned forward Adam Cracknell to their AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves...
#NYR Replay showed Backes' connecting with Kreider's head with butt end of his stick. Kreider shaken up but appears to be okay
— Katie Strang (@KatieStrangESPN) January 24, 2014
Others say it was not a butt end which was in his glove.
Me, I can't tell, how about you?
No penalty on the play...
Alexander Steen looked like he had his season back on track when he scored his 26th goal of the year against the New York Rangers. Unfortunately, the good times didn't last long.
Steen was hit awkwardly into the boards and appeared to injure his knee/leg. He hobbled off, but soon returned for the team's power play. As soon as it appeared the Blues dodged another potential...
St. Louis defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk scored the tiebreaking power-play goal early in the third period, and the Blues got the best of the New York Rangers again in a 2-1 victory on Thursday night.
Alexander Steen also had a goal for the Blues before leaving late in the second period with a lower-body injury. David Backes had two assists, and Jaroslav Halak made 34 saves in beating...
The St. Louis Blues reached a new low Tuesday night in New Jersey.
The Blues' 7-1 loss to the Devils stamped an ugly exclamation point on the worst stretch of the season for Ken Hitchcock's club, which has now lost four of its last six games.
"The sooner we forget about this game the better off we will be. But sometimes you have to go back and look at a few things, and...
Match-up - St. Louis Blues (33-10-5) New Jersey Devils (20-19-11)
Road/Home records - 15-5-3 -------------- 10-6-6
TV - MSG Plus, FS-MW
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Season series - 0-0
Last 10: Blues 7-3-0 / Devils 4-3-3
Projected starting goalies - Jaroslav Halak vs Cory Schneider
Projected lines for the Blues:
Alex Steen - David Backes - Jaden Schwartz
Eric Gelinas of the Devils scores from center ice on Jaroslav Halak of the Blues.