BLUES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Brenden Morrow out for the remainder of the series

Ken Hitchcock has announced that Brenden Morrow will miss the remainder of the first round against the Chicago Blackhawks. Morrow was able to play in Game 1 and Game 3, but will now miss the rest of the series with a lower-body injury. Hitch says that Morrow is out for for the series. #stlblues — Jeremy Rutherford (@jprutherford) April 23, 2014 Morrow’s injury is actually a...
Via Frozen Notes
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Blues' David Backes may return for Game 4

The possibility of getting David Backes back into the lineup has given the St. Louis Blues a reason to rejoice after they found themselves on the wrong end of a 2-0 shutout in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. According to head coach, Ken Hitchcock, this could happen as early as Game 4.Despite controlling the tempo for much of the game, the Blues ultimately fell to the surging...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Report: David Backes May Play Game 4

Reports from St. Louis media on Wednesday morning are that Blues captain David Backes may return to the lineup for Game 4 at the United Center. Derek Roy returned to practice early Wednesday afternoon, but Backes was absent from the game … Continue reading →The post Report: David Backes May Play Game 4 appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Blues determined not to let history repeat itself

CHICAGO -- The St. Louis Blues don't want their recent playoff history repeating itself. The Blues face the Blackhawks in Game 4 of their opening round series at Chicago on Wednesday night. The Blues lost 2-0 in Game 3, but still lead the series 2-1. But the Blues' series against the defending Stanley Cup champions seems to be unfolding as it did last season, when they took...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
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David Backes' health status remains in question

St. Louis Blues captain David Backes was sidelined during Game 3 with an injury after suffering from a big hit delivered by Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook in Game 2 of their opening-round playoff series. Whether Backes will be back on the ice on Wednesday remains to be seen. Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock addressed the media on Tuesday afternoon and said there is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Tarasenko's flawless return to the ice paying off huge for the Blues

CHICAGO -- The hand injury that caused Vladimir Tarasenko to miss the final 15 games of the regular season hasn't slowed him down one bit in his first extended opportunity in the NHL playoffs. The Blues' winger got a glimpse of the postseason as a rookie a year ago when he played just five minutes, 51 seconds in Game 4 of the Western Conference first-round series against...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
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T.J. Oshie one of the NHL’s most-Googled players

T.J. Oshie is arguably the most popular skater on the Blues. In fact, he’s one of the most popular athletes in St. Louis as well. It turns out that Oshie’s popularity isn’t constricted to just St. Louis. As seen in a report from Best Tickets (compiled by On the Forecheck), Oshie is third on the list of most-Googled players in the NHL. It’s safe to say Oshie’s performance...
Via Frozen Notes
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Steve Ott is really excited to visit an American Girl store

Steve Ott has been widely criticized in St. Louis following the trade with the Buffalo Sabres. Ott has been valuable on draws and assisted on Alexander Steen’s Game 1 winner, but he really hasn’t made an impact yet with the Blues. Despite all of this, you have to at least give Ott credit for having a personality off the ice. First, Ott joked about his horrific plus/minus. Now...
Via Frozen Notes
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St. Louis Blues injury updates: Who's in and out for game three

The St. Louis are in a weird position of being injured and healthy all at the same time. They enter tonight's game with a 2-0 series lead over the Chicago Blackhawks, and play their first road game of the playoffs tonight.Captain David Backes will not play in tonight's game due to an upper body injury that he suffered after being hit from behind by Brent Seabrook. It'...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Berglund's return softens the blow of Backes' absence

CHICAGO -- The St. Louis Blues won't have captain David Backes in the lineup for Game 3 against the Blackhawks tonight, but they will get center Patrik Berglund back. "Berglund's in, he's playing," Blues coach Ken Hitchcock said following the team's skate Monday morning. "Feels good, he's ready to go." Berglund, who was centering a line with...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues’ David Backes ruled out for Game 3

St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock announced that David Backes will not play in Game 3 of the Western Conference First Round series against the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday. But the Blues will get center Patrick Berglund back. Hitchcock said Berglund will play tonight. Backes won’t. #WeAllBleedBlue — St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) April 21, 2014 “We want to win, they want...
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Blues fan flashes her boobs during overtime (Video)

Just as the St. Louis Blues were battling with the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime of Game 2 of their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series, one fan decided she was going to reach deep down inside her to provide the hometown team the inspiration they needed to close out the game. Yes, one female fan gave […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alexander Steen scores goal in triple-OT for Blues win

getty images Alexander Steen of the St. Louis Blues scored a game winning goal in the third overtime of Thursday’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks. The game was tired 3-3 after regulation and featured numerous scoring attempts prior to Steen’s goal. Relive Steen’s goal below: Game 2 of the series will be on Saturday at 3:00 pm ET on NBC.
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Reason to hope: More than any Blues team in years, this group was built for the playoffs

ST. LOUIS -- Bernie Federko has been around the block for a while. He spent 13 of his 14 NHL seasons with the St. Louis Blues. His No. 24 sweater was retired in 1991 and hangs from the rafters at Scottrade Center. The Hockey Hall of Famer (Class of 2002) even has a statue outside the rink. He's now in his 17th season broadcasting Blues games. So, yeah, Federko has seen a little...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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