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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
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oshie gives Blues 3-2 win over Avalanche in OT

DENVER -- T.J. Oshie scored from the slot at 1:03 of overtime and the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Saturday night. Kevin Shattenkirk had a goal and an assist and defenseman Alex Pietrangelo also scored for the Blues, who have won four straight and gave Paul Stastny a win in his return to Denver. Stastny was back for the first time since signing a four-year deal...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Officials stop the Ryan Reaves – Eric Bolton fight at the last possible moment

Are these officials trolling us? Ryan Reaves and Eric Bolton dropped their mitts and were preparing to engage in what would have been a heavyweight battle. The two positioned themselves and as soon as the first punch was about to be thrown, the officials stepped in and broke things up. The NHL has tried to clamp down on the theatrics which take place before a fight, but this interrupting...
Via Frozen Notes
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Reaves vs Eric Bolton in worst hockey fight EVER (VIDEO)

YouTube The Blues’ Ryan Reaves and Islanders’ Eric Bolton were set to dance.  The gloves were dropped.  The “put ‘em up, put ‘em up” had begun. And then…
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues Injury Update: Brian Elliott still not ready for practice

St. Louis Blues goaltender Brian Elliot faced a few shots on Tuesday but is still not ready for practice. View image | Elliott was injured on November 25th during a game against the Ottawa Senators, when Senators right-winger Erik Condra was pushed into the net by Blues defenseman Chris Butler, which resulted in both players falling on top of Elliott. Elliott...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

For Blues' Allen, having Brodeur as a mentor is as good as it gets

ST. LOUIS -- Few young hockey players get a chance to compete against their idols who they admired while growing up and learning the game. Even fewer get the chance to be teammates and to some degree compete for playing time with their idols, an opportunity that has suddenly presented itself to Blues rookie goaltender Jake Allen. The New Jersey Devils selected Martin Brodeur with...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Blues considering trading Patrik Berglund and Brian Elliott

The St. Louis Blues are looking to change things up. Recently the Blues were linked to the Boston Bruins as a potential trade partner. Players weren’t specifically named, but it was believed a top-6 forward was involved. Now a new report from The Fourth Period has surfaced suggesting the Blues are shopping Patrik Berglund in what would likely be a package deal involving other players...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Pietrangelo apparently leads the NHL in average puck touches per game

The NHL is apparently tracking some statistics they aren’t sharing publicly on their website. In the era of advanced statistics, the league is aware that more and more fans want more and more ways to track and evaluate their teams and players. With that in mind, the league has been slowly rolling out some interesting and unique stats into their NHL Network broadcast. One of these...
Via Frozen Notes
5 days ago  |  Discuss

David Backes takes slap shot to the face (GIF)

St. Louis Blues captain David Backes took a puck to the face on a slap shot from teammate T.J. Oshie during the first period of Monday night's game against Florida.Oshie's shot started out on a lower trajectory, but hit a Panthers defenseman and came up high. Backes had no chance to get out of the way and was hit right in the mouth. Backes headed straight to the locker room after...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues’ David Backes takes puck to the face (VIDEO)

YouTube For dinner tonight, I went simple and had a bagel with peanut butter an some strawberries.  St. Louis Blues winger David Backes involuntarily ate some frozen rubber when he took a shot from teammate T.J. Oshie to the face.  After dropping to the ice, Backes got up and immediately rushed off the ice to the locker room.  He missed the rest of the first period. How he...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Backes takes a puck to the face

This one is painful to watch. David Backes took a slapper from T.J. Oshie right in the face. He immediately left the game, but returned in the second period sporting a full cage. He then left for the remainder of the night after playing four shifts in the second.
Via Puck Drunk Love
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Armstrong, players joke about Martin Brodeur’s $20,000 bonus

Martin Brodeur picked up an additional $20,000 after coming in to relieve Jake Allen and picking up the win against the New York Islanders. Following the result, GM Doug Armstrong joked about Brodeur’s bonus. From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: “I got a call from (Blues general manager Doug Armstrong),” Blues coach Ken Hitchcock joked afterwards. “We’re broke. We’re down...
Via Frozen Notes
7 days ago  |  Discuss

T.J. Oshie now has his own cereal - "Oshie O's" (Photo)

St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie, a member of the 2014 U.S. Olympic men's hockey team, now has his own cereal.From the web site:The one and only cereal featuring St. Louis forward, TJ Oshie. Oshie O’s is a Honey Nut Toasted Oats cereal that is packaged in a 14 oz. collector’s box featuring a custom illustration of TJ Oshie.For 15 bucks, you'll get 2 boxes of...
Via Holdout Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues Injury Update: Elliot to be sidelined for 'some time'

The St. Louis Blues will be without goaltender Brian Elliott  for a while. He has been out with a knee injury and tried to skate but there is no time table for his return. #458403382 / Elliott tried to skate with his trainer in Chicago to test out his knee. Reports are saying he will be out for 'some time'. Some time could mean anything from days to months...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Brodeur gets 1st win as Blues goalie, earns $20k

            Martin Brodeur won his first game as a member of the St. Louis Blues in a come-from-behind 6-4 victory against the New York Islanders on Saturday afternoon. Bordeur, who won 688 games as a member of the New Jersey Devils, also earned an extra $20,000 with the victory as his contract pays him a $10,000 bonus for every point...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

T.J. Oshie has his own ‘Oshie O’s’ cereal

T.J. Oshie can list an Ice Hockey World Championships bronze medal, member of the 2014 U.S. Olympic team, and alternate captain for the St. Louis Blues on his resume. He can now also add his own breakfast food. Oshie O’s, a honey nut toasted oat cereal, are now available at and come in a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Brodeur’s Blues Mask Features His Stanley Cups, Gold Medals (Photo)

It certainly will be strange to see Martin Brodeur in a St. Louis Blues mask after 21 seasons with the New Jersey Devils, but at least he’ll be looking good. The 41-year-old goaltender signed a one-year contract with the Blues on Tuesday, and the team revealed his new mask via Twitter. It was created by his usual designer, so it includes a lot of the same touches from his Devils...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Brodeur Signs One-Year Deal With Blues, Expected To Play This Week

Martin Brodeur’s career has at least one more stop before likely reaching the Hall of Fame. The St. Louis Blues signed the veteran goalie to a one-year contract. The Blues are bringing the 42-year-old in after goaltender Brian Elliott went down with a lower-body injury. “It feels great,” Brodeur told the team’s website. “I really appreciate the...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues goalie Brian Elliot tweets photo of broken protective cup

St. Louis Blues goaltender Brian Elliot recent tweeted a photo showing a broken protective cup that apparently saved him from a serious injury.#goaliesacrifice #goalieproblems #igot99problems #highpitchvoice #ballsofsteal #XLcup— Brian Elliott (@KidElls1) November 21, 2014Talk about a close call. Let this be a valuable lesson for the young future hockey...
Via Holdout Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Coach Has The Most Wins In Blues History?

The St. Louis Blues come to Boston on Tuesday night, and they bring with them one of the NHL’s best records. The Blues’ 12 wins this season are second only to the Montreal Canadiens this season, and they looked poised for another strong regular season with Ken Hitchcock behind the bench. No Blues coach has a higher all-time winning percentage, but is he the franchise leader in...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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