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The Brian Elliott story added another incredible chapter
Thursday, one that will add drama to the 2012 NHL All-Star
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Despite losing 3-2 in overtime to the Vancouver Canucks Thursday night at Scottrade Center, the St. Louis Blues proved to themselves and likely the rest of the NHL that they aren't going anywhere.
The Blues played every bit as good and arguably better than the Western Conference's top team, missing a chance to take over the top spot on a questionable penalty late in regulation...
Here is a disturbing thought for the immediate rivals of the St. Louis Blues: This team is only now beginning to play to its full ability.Never mind all those one-goal victories Ken Hitchcock racked up after taking over as coach. That was just the warm-up act.This team – the one that skated over the Canadiens 3-0 in Montreal Tuesday night – is the one the rest of the National...
St. Louis Blues fans were excited to see the first place Vancouver Canucks come to town on Thursday night.
The Canucks, who have virtually owned the Blues over the past several seasons, were in striking distance of first place in the Western Conference Standings. With a win in regulation, the Blues could have moved into a tie for first place with the powerful Canucks.
Seemingly destined for the goaltending scrapheap, Brian Elliott surfaced as a savior in St. Louis. Michael Farber says the journeyman is the biggest surprise of the season's first half.
It took what Blues All-Star goaltender Brian Elliott called a "perfect storm" for his club to suffer a rare loss at home.
There’s a lot that can be said about the transition of the St. Louis Blues under bench boss Ken Hitchcock.
But maybe what says the most is his record since taking over in early November: 19-5-6.
Not many believed he’d be able to spin around a team battered with injuries under an unsuccessful coaching structure.
So, maybe we can all forget about the unsuccessful campaign...
Center - STL
GOALS: 1 | ASST: 3 | PTS: 4
SOG: 13 | +/-: -3
Defense - STL
GOALS: 0 | ASST: 0 | PTS: 0
SOG: 1 | +/-: -1
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and Gener...
The St. Louis Blues may receive a shot in the arm on Thursday night as they prepare to face the Vancouver Canucks.
Forward Alex Steen, who has been nursing a concussion and has missed the Blues past six games, may return for Thursday night's game at the Scottrade Center, according to Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The Blues have won their last four with...
ST. LOUIS - A long time has passed since the St. Louis Blues had a piece of a conference lead. Without doing...
The St. Louis Blues have been tough to beat at home, helping them become one of the best teams in the Western Conference. The Vancouver Canucks have shown they can win on the road, propelling them to the top of those standings.
Owners of the most home points in the NHL, the Blues try to remain undefeated in regulation for the 11th straight game at the Scottrade Center on Thursday...
After the St. Louis Blues stumbled out of the gate, many hockey fans and media alike thought that this was going to be another one of those playoff-less season for the hockey club.
Well, a little more than halfway through the 2011-12 NHL campaign, it appears that those fortunes have changed. The Blues are currently fifth in the Western Conference with a 25-12-6 record and 56 points...
The St. Louis Blues had a four-game winning streak snapped their last time out. They'll need to improve their play against the Minnesota Wild if they want to avoid a second straight defeat.
The Blues look to bounce back as they seek their first win in three games this season against the slumping Wild on Saturday night at the Scottrade Center.
St. Louis (25-12-6) fell 3-2 in...
Vancouver vs. St. Louis is on tap tonight from the Show Me State in St. Louis Missouri.
The reigning conference champion Canucks lead the West with 57 points, with St. Louis right behind with 55.
Brian Elliott has allowed two goals on 62 shots in two wins against Vancouver this season.
St. Louis has won three of the last four meetings in the all-time series.
Roberto Luongo will...