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BLUES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Can Blues keep up offensive success against Jets?

An injury to Jake Allen opened the door for Brian Elliott to get more consistent starts in net. He's done his part, and he'd like the offense to continue doing the same.Elliott is expected to make a 12th straight start while the Blues try to build on a strong offensive showing Tuesday night against the last-place Winnipeg Jets.Allen went 18-10-3 with a 2.17 goals-against average...
Via Fox Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brodeur jersey festivities includes NJ photography program

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) Martin Brodeur vividly recalls being an impromptu go-fer for his late father, Denis, a renowned sports photographer in Canada. ''We would go always go to spring training games (with the Montreal Expos) and turn our hotel room into a dark room, putting garbage bags all over the floor,'' said Brodeur, whose No. 30 will be retired by the New Jersey Devils in...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blues place defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on IR

ST. LOUIS (AP) St. Louis Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo has been placed on injured reserve with a right knee injury that the team says will be re-evaluated in three weeks. The 26-year-old Pietrangelo was injured in a knee-on-knee collision with Minnesota's Charlie Coyle in a 4-1 victory over the Wild on Saturday. He's fourth in the NHL in playing time, averaging over 26 minutes...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blues Power Play Lifts St Louis Past Minnesota 4-1

After an eight game scoreless stretch with a man advantage, it was the Blues power play that attributed for 3 out of the 4 goals tonight as the home team firmly handled the struggling Minnesota Wild. Brian Elliott was once again stellar in goal. Turning away 38 of 39 shots, 24 of which came in the second period. After a much criticized lack of production by most of the Blues top...
Via STLSportsMinute
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lehtera, Elliott lead Blues past Wild 4-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) Jori Lehtera had a goal and an assist, and Brian Elliott made 38 saves as the St. Louis Blues beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Saturday night. Vladimir Tarasenko, Paul Stastny and Troy Brouwer also scored for the Blues, who got their first regulation win in four tries against the Wild and improved to 8-3-1 in their last 12 at home. Matt Dumba scored late in the second...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues Beat Nashville 1-0

In a somewhat uneventful 55 minutes of hockey it wasn’t until late in the third period that the St Louis Blues finally decided to wake up and take control of a very slow developing game. Brian Elliott earned his 31 career shutout as the Blues squeaked out a 1-0 win in Nashville. The lone goal came from Troy Brouwer when he deflected a shot from Alex Pietrangelo with 1:05 left in...
Via STLSportsMinute
6 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues in Tough Position for NHL Trading Deadline

It’s that time of year again when NHL teams have the opportunity to define their season as buyers or sellers in anticipation of the trading deadline. Some teams may have a clearer idea of their stance toward the deadline based on the standings. Others may face obstacles in pursuit of an aggressive deadline rush, such as the St. Louis Blues. Although St. Louis’s 64 points ranked...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

St Louis Blues Mid-Season Report

Well Blues fans it’s finally here, the All-Star break. A time when we all take a break from the daily grind of hockey (unless you count the ASG but I don’t because that’s not really hockey). It’s a time when we step back, hit the reset button, and get ready for the big push towards the playoffs and hopefully past that. It’s been a wild year so far. A far cry from the consistent...
Via STLSportsMinute
13 days ago  |  Discuss

How Good Are The St. Louis Blues Without Jake Allen?

Jake Allen was having a stellar NHL season with the St. Louis Blues before suffering an injury on Jan. 8. He was surely a dark horse Vezina candidate with a 18-10-3 record, a 2.17 goals against average, and a 0.924 save percentage. His five shutouts are good for second in the NHL, and many believed the Blues would struggle without their breakout goaltender. However, when looking...
Via The Sports Quotient
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues could see the Backes contract situation playing out in several ways

The David Backes contract situation with the Blues remains unresolved. The team reportedly offered Backes a contract not too long ago worth about $5.5 million a year for three years, but Backes and his agent declined. Since then, the two sides have been in contact but another offer hasn’t been extended. For the Blues, there are several different ways this situation could unfold...
Via Frozen Notes
16 days ago  |  Discuss

And now Berglund looks like Jaskin

Remember when Patrik Berglund looked a lot like Alexander Steen on a recent Blues broadcast? This time he’s got a whole new identity, courtesy of Dmitrij Jaskin. You had ONE job, video graphics guy. I'm Jaskin you to change it… #NotBerglund #stlblues pic.twitter.com/DTOtL06svm — Hitch's Hat (@HitchsHat) January 23, 2016 Who else wishes this goof became a regular thing done...
Via Frozen Notes
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues have delayed trade talks due to injuries

The St. Louis Blues have popped up in a ton of trade rumors over the last few weeks, but to date the organization hasn’t made any major deals. The Blues have been connected to the trade talk surrounding Tampa Bay’s Jonathan Drouin, while Kevin Shattenkirk and Robby Fabbri have been rumored to be on their way out of St. Louis. With all of the smoke, where’s the fire? Injuries...
Via Puck Drunk Love
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury updates on Bouwmeester and Gunnarsson

The good news is that the Blues are starting to regain their health on defense. The bad news is that it may still be a game or two until Jay Bouwmeester (concussion) and Carl Gunnarsson (upper-body) are back to full health. Both players skated on Sunday, but Gunnarsson has already been ruled out for Monday’s game against the Penguins while Bouwmeester’s status will be decided...
Via Frozen Notes
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Brian Elliott destroys some sticks in the tunnel

The Blues were awful in their game against the Hurricanes on Thursday night. The lone player who showed up was Brian Elliott, making save after save to keep the Blues within reach. After allowing a third goal, Ken Hitchcock pulled Elliott. Rightfully so, Elliott wasn’t too pleased. Will the Blues ever play well for Elliott? The post Video: Brian Elliott destroys some sticks in...
Via Puck Drunk Love
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: St. Louis Blues fans chant ‘Kroenke sucks!’ (Video)

There are many fans in the St. Louis area who are angry that their NFL franchise is relocating to Los Angeles, and the vast majority of that anger has been directed toward Rams owner Stan Kroenke. Rams fans feel that Kroenke lied to them about his intentions when he bought the team in 2010 and has remained silent since, all the while working toward his goal to move to L.A. After...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Third Period Struggles Continue to Haunt the St. Louis Blues during Five-Game Winless Streak

Holding the best third period goal differential in the NHL before Christmas, the St. Louis Blues have often relied on late in-game contributions to grind through victories against tough opponents. But suddenly, the tides have turned in the opposite direction. Dating back to New Year’s Eve, the Blues are riding on a five-game winless streak in which they have been outscored in...
Via The Sports Journal
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

The Blues are reportedly shopping Kevin Shattenkirk

Kevin Shattenkirk’s name is once again popping up in trade rumors around the NHL. Over the summer, Shattenkirk’s name surfaced several times as the St. Louis Blues reportedly spoke with the New York Rangers and the Philadelphia Flyers about a possible transaction. Those talks cooled – if not halted – as the Blues ended up trading T.J. Oshie to the Washington Capitals. Now...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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