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Blues more than happy to kick slumping Kings while they're down

ST. LOUIS – If the Blues are going to reach new heights this season, breaking out of a slump against the Los Angeles Kings figured to be one of the bars they would need to clear. The defending Stanley Cup champions have been nearly unbeatable for St. Louis since two straight wins to begin a first round series in 2013. Even a dominant performance with a season-high 43 shots wasn...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

With Backes setting the example, Blues' top line is heating up

ST. LOUIS -- A hard-working veteran line hitting its stride has provided the spark for a Blues offense averaging nearly four goals per game in December. Alexander Steen, T.J. Oshie and David Backes finished last season as the top three points leaders for St. Louis, so it came as no surprise when the team struggled to score while the trio got off to a slow start this October. Steen...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red-hot Blues offense picking up midseason slack

ST. LOUIS -- The red-hot Blues offense proved it doesn't even need to be efficient to extend its second-longest win streak of the season. T.J. Oshie's knuckling game-winner -- barely more than seconds into overtime -- led the Blues past Colorado 3-2 on Saturday night, giving St. Louis its fourth straight win and sole possession of first place in the Central Division. After defense...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Even a less explosive Steen is a spark for the Blues

Alexander Steen provided an instant lift for the St. Louis Blues upon his return from a brief absence, and they hope it's a sign of things to come. He'll look to lead the Blues to a fourth straight win Saturday night when they visit the Colorado Avalanche. Steen scored two goals and added an assist in Thursday's 6-3 home win over the Islanders after missing two games with a lower...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Even a less explosive Steen is a spark for the Blues

Alexander Steen provided an instant lift for the St. Louis Blues upon his return from a brief absence, and they hope it's a sign of things to come. He'll look to lead the Blues to a fourth straight win Saturday night when they visit the Colorado Avalanche. Steen scored two goals and added an assist in Thursday's 6-3 home win over the Islanders after missing two games with a lower...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues-Avalanche Preview

Alexander Steen provided an instant lift for the St. Louis Blues upon his return from a brief absence, and they hope it's a sign of things to come. He'll look to lead the Blues to a fourth straight win Saturday night when they visit the Colorado Avalanche. Steen scored two goals and added an assist in Thursday's 6-3 home win over the Islanders after missing two games with a lower...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pick your poison: Blues' balanced attack too much for Islanders

ST. LOUIS -- The Blues' impressive depth continues to manifest itself in the scoresheet as a dangerous offensive team returns to full health and finds its identity. Forward Alexander Steen returned from a two-game absence to score a pair of goals for the first time all season, adding yet another weapon to the Blues' arsenal in a 6-3 thrashing of the New York Islanders on Thursday...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues' Steen scores 2 to deal Islanders 3rd straight loss

  Alexander Steen scored two goals, and Jake Allen made 25 saves in the St. Louis Blues' 6-3 win against the suddenly slumping New York Islanders on Thursday night. Steen's goal at 4:34 of the third period broke a 2-2 tie. T.J. Oshie started the play by ripping a shot down the right side. The rebound off goalie Jaroslav Halak's pad went to Steen, who scored his seventh of the season...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues' Steen scores twice; Isles drop third straight

ST. LOUIS -- Alexander Steen scored two goals, and Jake Allen made 25 saves in the St. Louis Blues' 6-3 win against the suddenly slumping New York Islanders on Thursday night. Steen's goal at 4:34 of the third period broke a 2-2 tie. T.J. Oshie started the play by ripping a shot down the right side. The rebound off goalie Jaroslav Halak's pad went to Steen, who scored his seventh...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues' Steen scores 2; Isles drop 3rd straight

ST. LOUIS (AP) Alexander Steen scored two goals, and Jake Allen made 25 saves in the St. Louis Blues' 6-3 win against the suddenly slumping New York Islanders on Thursday night. Steen's goal at 4:34 of the third period broke a 2-2 tie. T.J. Oshie started the play by ripping a shot down the right side. The rebound off goalie Jaroslav Halak's pad went to Steen, who scored his seventh...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues' Steen scores twice; Isles drop third straight

ST. LOUIS -- Alexander Steen scored two goals, and Jake Allen made 25 saves in the St. Louis Blues' 6-3 win against the suddenly slumping New York Islanders on Thursday night. Steen's goal at 4:34 of the third period broke a 2-2 tie. T.J. Oshie started the play by ripping a shot down the right side. The rebound off goalie Jaroslav Halak's pad went to Steen, who scored his seventh...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steen, Backes, Bouwmeester to return to the ice tonight

ST. LOUIS -- Three key Blues will return to the lineup tonight for a tough rematch against the New York Islanders. Coach Ken Hitchcock says Alexander Steen, David Backes and Jay Bouwmeester all appeared ready to go during the morning skate, though Bouwmeester remained coy on his status in the locker room afterward. The defenseman has missed the most time with a groin injury that...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues ready to hit home ice with momentum on their side

The St. Louis Blues return home with momentum on their side after closing their road trip with back-to-back victories. One of those wins came at the expense of the Ottawa Senators. The Blues try to beat the Senators for the second time in four days when these teams meet at Scottrade Center on Tuesday night. St. Louis (14-6-1) got by Ottawa 3-2 on Saturday before closing a 2-2 road...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues beat Hurricanes 3-1 in Steen's preseason debut

ST. LOUIS -- David Backes, Alexander Steen and Vladimir Tarasenko scored to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-1 exhibition victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night. Steen's unassisted goal in the second period of his preseason debut gave St. Louis a 2-1 lead. He led the Blues with 33 goals and 62 points last season. Ryan Murphy scored for Carolina. He sent a wrist shot...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues beat Hurricanes 3-1 in preseason game

ST. LOUIS (AP) David Backes, Alexander Steen and Vladimir Tarasenko scored to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-1 exhibition victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night. Steen's unassisted goal in the second period of his preseason debut gave St. Louis a 2-1 lead. He led the Blues with 33 goals and 62 points last season. Ryan Murphy scored for Carolina. He sent a wrist shot...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexander Steen Recap Of 2013-14 Season

Alexander Steen of the St. Louis Blues had quite a season with 34 goals, but take a look below to watch his season highlights and as he racked up all those goals. The post Alexander Steen Recap Of 2013-14 Season appeared first on Beyond The Benches.
Via Beyond The Benches
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Ken Hitchcock will focus on lineup pairs in 2014-15

Ken Hitchcock took over the St. Louis Blues’ Twitter account to answer questions from fans. While most of the questions he answered were fun or dealt with his previous experiences, one answer shed some light on the upcoming season and potential lines. "@nathanabert can you give us any insight into the lines? #AskHitch" Look for pairs. Oshie-Backes, Schwartz-Tarasenko, Steen-Lindstrom...
Via Frozen Notes
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Steen here, Stastny there and Backes where? Hitchcock has plenty of fun new options

ST. LOUIS -- Doug Armstrong knows it will take some time for the Blues' new additions to mesh with the current roster and for coach Ken Hitchcock to find the right lineup combinations to make it all work. But there is no denying Armstrong's excitement about the seemingly endless possibilities for St. Louis going into the 2014-15 season. "I sort of feel like the grade-schooler, the...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues sign Paul Stastny to four-year deal

St. Louis Blues announced Tuesday that they have signed forward Paul Stastny to a four-year, $28 million contract. Stastny, 28, had 60 points (25 goals and 35 assists) for the Colorado Avalanche last season.  He also had 10 points (five goals, five assists) in seven postseason games. Stastny has spent his entire eight-year NHL career with the Avalanche accumulating 458 points...
Via Sports-Glory
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues must start converting more power-play chances

CHICAGO -- Through the first three games of their Western Conference first-round playoff series, the St. Louis Blues' penalty kill has been exactly what they need it to be, killing off 13 of 14 Blackhawks power-play opportunities. Unfortunately for the Blues, Chicago's penalty kill has been just as effective -- which means their power play has fizzled. The Blues ranked eighth in...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues keep focus on the positives -- not the past -- following Game 3 loss in Chicago

CHICAGO -- The St. Louis Blues don't want to hear about last year. Yes, they are well aware of the similarities between last year's first-round playoff matchup with the Los Angeles Kings and this year's first-round series against the Chicago Blackhawks. Defending Stanley Cup champions. Alexander Steen overtime winner in Game 1 at Scottrade Center. Then a Barret Jackman game-winner...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexander Steen, Blues beat Blackhawks in 3rd OT

Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues the 4-3 victory and a 1-0 series lead over the Chicago Blackhawks. Ryan Miller made 39 saves and shut the Blackhawks down after Patrick Kane scored on a breakaway to put Chicago up 3-2 late in the first period. “It stings right now, obviously,” said Kane, per NHL.com. “I think the big...
Via Sports-Glory
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Alexander Steen wins it in triple overtime

Via Frozen Notes
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexander Steen, Blues Knock Off Blackhawks In Triple Overtime (Videos)

Many called the Western Conference quarterfinal series between the St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks the marquee matchup of the Stanley Cup playoffs so far. Through one game, that prediction is looking pretty accurate. The Central Division rivals needed more than 100 minutes of hockey to decide their playoff opener Thursday night — one of three postseason games already that...
Via NESN.com
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Steen scores game-winner to lift Blues over Blackhawks in triple overtime (VIDEO)

It took the St. Louis Blues five overtime periods, and then some, to take advantage of the defending Stanley Cup champions.Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to cap the longest playoff game in franchise history and give the Blues a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Thursday night.Steen beat Corey Crawford...
Via The Other Paper
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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