No pressure, big guy. With the loss of former St. Louis Blues captain Alex Pietrangelo this off-season to unrestricted free agency (and the Vegas Golden Knights), questions have abounded about the Blues’ blue line.
The St. Louis Blues have had a tumultuous offseason. After an early exit from the bubble playoffs in Edmonton, they realized that top scorer Vladimir Tarasenko would need yet another shoulder surgery, keeping him out into the 2020-21 season.
The St. Louis Blues have had some interesting players and moments. One, in particular, has to take the turkey. Over the course of any franchise’s history, there are going to be a large amount of infamous or embarrassing moments.
NHL Network thinks so. The offseason, especially one with such uncertainty about when it will end, is a perfect time for some top ten lists. NHL Network always has entertaining ones every year, tweaking as needed.
The St. Louis Blues re-signed one of their depth defensive prospects. It did not generate much buzz, if any at all. There’s an old saying that asks if a tree falls and nobody is around to hear it, does it make a sound?
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Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports There are a few different camps on this issue. The Blues have a few options on defense for next season. Despite the loss of Alex Pietrangelo in free agency, they’re extraordinarily deep on defense.
Right now, the future of the 2020-2021 AHL and NHL seasons are uncertain. Every team will have to hope prospects and players in their system step up, when in other years teams could have signed players to fill holes and add depth to their organization.
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Photo by Scott Rovak/NHLI via Getty Images The Blues could get a lineup fixture in the 2021 NHL Draft’s First Round. The 2021 NHL Draft is incredibly deep, with much of the class already being hotly debated.
We’ve covered extensively the buzz and speculation surrounding UFA forward Mike Hoffman. The highest-scoring forward in free agency still hasn’t signed and his agent has come out and said Hoffman is willing to be patient, waiting for teams to clear room and place players on LTIR at the start of the NHL season.
The St. Louis Blues have this odd mixture of talent where they have depth, but feel like they’re relying on guys punching above their weight class. Sanford is one that needs to prove he’s worthy of the team’s faith in him.
It’s the spookiest time of the year with ghouls and goblins about. One of horror’s biggest loudmouths was Freddy Krueger and there’s only one St. Louis Blues player that springs to mind who can match that.
Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports The UFA forward’s name has been tossed around a lot recently. Mike Hoffman, one of the best UFAs available at the start of free agency, is still one of the best UFAs available after nearly a month of free-agency.
The Blues haven’t wasted any time getting pen put to paper on a deal with their top pick from last week’s draft, as they announced the signing of winger Jake Neighbours to a three-year, entry-level contract.