STEVE OTT RUMORS & GOSSIP
Game 1 of the Blues vs. Blackhawks series on Thursday night ended in triple OT, courtesy of Alex Steen, who led the team in goals this year. The game-winner was an absolute beauty; David Backes went behind-the-back to Steve Ott in front, who slid the puck back to Steen, who went upstairs.
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ST. LOUIS -- There is no replacing T.J. Oshie, who does just about everything for the Blues. This includes setting the tempo and energy level that helped his club finish with one of its best seasons in franchise history.
When scanning the St. Louis roster, Steve Ott probably doesn't stick out as the most likely candidate to fill the void created by Oshie's absence on the...
The plus/minus statistic is a silly one. It tries to paint a picture of an NHL skater’s value outside of scoring goals and assists, specifically if they’re on the ice for more goals scored than goals allowed, but it’s extremely limited. If you ever hear an argument made and plus/minus is the leading talking point, take it with a grain of salt.
With that being said, it’s always...
For the first time in six years, the Stanley Cup Playoffs will return to Dallas.
With a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday at the American Airlines Center, the Stars clinched the final playoff spot, the second wild-card berth, over Phoenix.
As the Stars celebrated in the locker room after breaking their franchise-record playoff drought, no one could have appreciated...
ST. LOUIS -- Brian Elliott stopped 24 shots, and the St. Louis Blues beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Thursday night for their franchise-record 52nd victory.
Maxim Lapierre and Brenden Morrow scored as St. Louis improved to 14-2-0 in their last 16 games against Buffalo. The previous record for wins in a season belonged to the 1999-2000 Blues, who won 51 games on its way to its last...
ST. LOUIS -- The Blues will get another look at their "Dallas Stars" third line of Brenden Morrow, Derek Roy and Steve Ott tonight against the visiting Dallas Stars.
That line is back together again, like a boy band from the early 2000s on a reunion tour, after a somewhat truncated performance Thursday and coach Ken Hitchcock will be watching closely to see if they can...
A lot of movement in this week’s edition of the NHL power rankings. It’s mostly the same teams at the top, but the middle-class looks starkly different compared to a week ago – as it likely will next week, too. The jockeying continues!
St. Louis (46-14-7)
The Blues have yet to lose in regulation since...
ST. LOUIS -- Steve Ott couldn't hide the smile.
Before the reporter could finish spitting out the question, the new St. Louis Blues forward heard the word "playoffs." He knew where the query was headed, referencing the move from last-place Buffalo to second-place St. Louis and an opportunity for a postseason run.
"I knew this was a special group and...
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Scotty Bowman never thought much about building a tradition when he got his first NHL head coaching gig in 1968 with the expansion St. Louis Blues.
"I was just hoping to get the ship righted," said Bowman, an assistant who took over the team mid-season when coach Lynn Patrick resigned after a slow start. "We didn't even make the playoffs until...
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This is Steve Ott's 11th season in the NHL. He knows that unrestricted free agents on rebuilding teams usually get a new address at the trade deadline.
The Sabres' captain is a pending unrestricted free agent. Buffalo is in last place. The deadline is March 5.
It doesn't take a "Big Bang Theory" scientist to put those facts together and decide Ott's future...