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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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What offensive slump? Blues freeze 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 AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild allow three power-play goals in 4-1 loss

ST. LOUIS -- 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 for...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues’ Power Play Punishes the Wild For Three Goals as they Roll to a 4-1 Victory

COLUMBUS, OH – JANUARY 5: Marco Scandella #6 of the Minnesota Wild shoots the puck during the game against the Columbus Blue Jacketson January 5, 2016 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images) Happy Hockey Day Minnesota 2016 everyone!  With all of the doom and gloom surrounding the Wild, Hockey Day Minnesota gives fans across the State of Hockey...
Via State of Hockey News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Wild at Blues

If Zach Parise is frustrated by scoring once in the last 3 1/2 weeks, he can only imagine how Vladimir Tarasenko feels with the same goal total in the last four.These wingers are emblematic of their teams' struggling offenses as they meet Saturday night when Tarasenko's Blues host Parise's Wild.Parise has 17 goals, with one in this nine-game stretch in which Minnesota (23-19-9) has...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues will try to remedy stagnant offense against Wild

If Zach Parise is frustrated by scoring once in the last 3 1/2 weeks, he can only imagine how Vladimir Tarasenko feels with the same goal total in the last four.These wingers are emblematic of their teams' struggling offenses as they meet Saturday night when Tarasenko's Blues host Parise's Wild.Parise has 17 goals, with one in this nine-game stretch in which Minnesota (23-19-9) has...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild-Blues Preview

If Zach Parise is frustrated by scoring once in the last 3 1/2 weeks, he can only imagine how Vladimir Tarasenko feels with the same goal total in the last four. These wingers are emblematic of their teams' struggling offenses as they meet Saturday night when Tarasenko's Blues host Parise's Wild. Parise has 17 goals, with one in this nine-game stretch in which Minnesota (23-19...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

It's back to work for 're-energized' Blues in Nashville

Kevin Shattenkirk spent much of an extended, weeklong All-Star break catching some rays on the beach in Mexico.The St. Louis Blues defenseman reported back Monday for a rigorous workout feeling refreshed for the stretch drive. The Blues are fourth overall in the NHL standings and will be looking to strengthen their position starting Tuesday night with a road matchup against the surging...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

After extended break, Blues get extended workout

ST. LOUIS (AP) Kevin Shattenkirk spent much of an extended, week-long All-Star break catching some rays on the beach in Mexico. The St. Louis Blues defenseman reported back Monday for a rigorous workout feeling refreshed for the stretch drive. The Blues are fourth overall in the NHL standings and will be looking to strengthen their position starting Tuesday at the Nashville Predators...
Via AP on Fox
9 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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues head to Detroit, where Red Wings have been struggling

The Detroit Red Wings are trying to track down their first division title since joining the Eastern Conference, but they need better home results to make it a reality.They bring a season-worst four-game home skid into Wednesday night's matchup with the St. Louis Blues, who are trying to carry the success of a recent homestand into a former Central Division rival's building.Detroit...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarasenko Leads Blues to a Dominating 5-2 Win

After a five game scoreless streak Vladimir Tarasenko was able to notch his 25th goal of the season and in the process awaken a sleepy St Louis offense that had been mostly absent for the last couple months.  After taking the puck off of the far boards Tarasenko was able to out muscle two defense men and beat Zatkoff on the far post to tie the game at two a piece. Tarasenko’s...
Via STLSportsMinute
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues-Red Wings Preview

The Detroit Red Wings are trying to track down their first division title since joining the Eastern Conference, but they need better home results to make it a reality. They bring a season-worst four-game home skid into Wednesday night's matchup with the St. Louis Blues, who are trying to carry the success of a recent homestand into a former Central Division rival's building. Detroit...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Stastny has goal, three assists in Blues' 5-2 win over Penguins

ST. LOUIS -- Paul Stastny had a goal and three assists, and the St. Louis Blues beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Monday night.Alexander Steen, Vladimir Tarasenko, Troy Brouwer and Kevin Shattenkirk also scored for the Blues, who have won four of five following a five-game losing streak. Brian Elliott made 36 saves.Evgeni Malkin and Chris Kunitz scored, and Kris Letang had two...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: A reminder that Tarasenko is good at this hockey thing

Vladimir Tarasenko was in a miniature scoring slump heading into tonight’s game against the Penguins. The “slump” was that he had not scored in five games which was the longest goalless stretch for him so far in 2015-16. Against the Penguins, Tarasenko reminded a national audience of the talent he possesses. That’s an outstanding goal. What’s noteworthy here, besides...
Via Frozen Notes
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Goal-challenged Blues face even more goal-starved Senators

The St. Louis Blues' only scoring in their past two games has been a pair of power-play goals. Their next opponent hasn't even been that fortunate.The Ottawa Senators try to avoid being shut out in three consecutive games for the first time in franchise history Monday night in St. Louis.The Blues (23-14-4) have scored six times in their last four games, and all of their even-strength...
Via Fox Sports
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Senators-Blues Preview

The St. Louis Blues' only scoring in their past two games is a pair of power-play goals. Their next opponent hasn't even been that fortunate. The Ottawa Senators try to avoid being shut out in three consecutive games for the first time in franchise history Monday night in St. Louis. The Blues (23-14-4) have scored six times in their last four games with all of their even-strength...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Blues give up three in final period, fall to Maple Leafs 4-1

TORONTO -- Peter Holland scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Jonathan Bernier stopped 39 shots, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Saturday night.James van Riemsdyk, Nazem Kadri and Michael Grabner also scored to help Toronto beat St. Louis in regulation at home for the first time since 1998.Vladimir Tarasenko got his 23rd goal of the season...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Blues can make it four straight home wins tonight vs. Preds

The St. Louis Blues have used Jake Allen and some strong work on the power play to beat the Nashville Predators twice this season.They figure to try to employ that formula once again Tuesday night as they seek their first four-game home win streak of the season.Allen is 6-2-0 with a 1.62 goals-against average in his last eight starts and has yielded one goal in two games against...
Via Fox Sports
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators-Blues Preview

The St. Louis Blues have used Jake Allen and some strong work on the power play to beat the Nashville Predators twice this season. They figure to try to employ that formula once again Tuesday night as they seek their first four-game home win streak of the season. Allen is 6-2-0 with a 1.62 goals-against average in his last eight starts and has yielded one goal in two against the...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Notes: ‘Playoff’ Atmosphere In B’s-Blues; Max Talbot Talks Suspension

BOSTON — The Bruins faced one of their toughest tests of the season Tuesday in the form of a strong, physical St. Louis Blues team. Boston hung with St. Louis for two periods before the Blues took over in the third, getting late goals from Vladimir Tarasenko and Robby Fabbri to clinch a 2-0 win. “It felt like a playoff game out there,” said goalie Tuukka Rask, who had his...
Via NESN.com
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Allen turns into a wall, Blues blank Bruins 2-0

BOSTON -- Jake Allen stopped 32 shots for his fifth shutout, Vladimir Tarasenko and Robby Fabbri scored third-period goals and the St. Louis Blues cooled off the Boston Bruins with a 2-0 victory Tuesday night.It was only the second regulation loss in 16 games for Boston (11-2-3). St. Louis posted its fifth win in seven games.The Bruins had won six of their last eight at home.Boston...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Allen stops 32 shots, Blues shut out Bruins 2-0

BOSTON (AP) Jake Allen stopped 32 shots for his fifth shutout, Vladimir Tarasenko and Robby Fabbri scored third-period goals and the St. Louis Blues cooled off the Boston Bruins with a 2-0 victory Tuesday night. It was only the second regulation loss in 16 games for Boston (11-2-3). St. Louis posted its fifth win in seven games. The Bruins had won six of their last eight at home...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues hit Philly seeking season high-tying fourth win in a row

The only team to keep Vladimir Tarasenko from lighting the lamp in the last two-plus weeks is the Philadelphia Flyers.He'll try to rectify that in Monday night's rematch while leading the St. Louis Blues to a season high-tying fourth consecutive win.Tarasenko has seven of his 21 goals in the past eight games and has scored one in a career-best five straight. He also had two assists...
Via Fox Sports
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues-Flyers Preview

The only team to keep Vladimir Tarasenko from lighting the lamp in the last two-plus weeks is the Philadelphia Flyers. He'll try to rectify that in Monday night's rematch while leading the St. Louis Blues to a season high-tying fourth consecutive win. Tarasenko has seven of his 21 goals in the past eight games and has scored one in a career-best five straight. He also had two...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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