Year: 2018

Blues Fall to Rangers 2-1

The St. Louis Blues hosted the New York Rangers for the only time this season. They wouldn’t meet the Rangers again until March 29th at Madison Square Garden. St. Louis was looking to win one and go from there, still having not successfully strang three consecutive wins together all season long. Team Records Blues: (15-17-4) Away: (6-7-2) […]

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Blues Fall Victim to Pittsburgh Power Play, Lose 6-1

Pittsburgh was perfect on the power play and St. Louis couldn’t solve goaltender Matt Murray in a lopsided loss at Enterprise Center. Team Records Penguins: (19-12-6) Blues: (15-16-4) Starting Lineup The only change to the lineup for St. Louis was the return of their captain, Alex Pietrangelo. He missed the previous 11 games with a […]

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St. Louis Defeats Buffalo 4-1

The Sabres visited St. Louis Thursday night to take on our Blues. Buffalo was coming off of a win at home against Anaheim (3-0) last Saturday. St. Louis also won last Saturday, against Calgary (3-1). Both clubs had 4 days of rest. Sabres had lost 3 of their last 5 games. The Blues had won […]

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Blues Win 3-1 Over Calgary

This was the Blues 3rd and last contest of a 3 game road trip through Western Canada. Tuesday, St. Louis was able to defeat the Edmonton Oilers (4-1) in a spirited effort, but then Thursday came around. St. Louis suffered a very ugly (5-1) loss to the Vancouver Canucks. The Blues hoped to bring home […]

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Blues Can’t Figure it Out, Lose 5-1 in Vancouver

Vince Lombardi was quoted as saying, “Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.” not confident; hesitant, unsure, insecure, meek, timid, shy, diffident, self-doubting, self-distrustful. I’ll explain why I lead off with those words in the “My Thoughts” section at the end of this story. First Period The Blues outplayed Vancouver in the first period, outshooting […]

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Blues’ March Through Western Canada Begins With a 4-1 Win in Edmonton

The St. Louis Blues played the first of a three-game road trip when they faced off with the Edmonton Oilers and their former head coach, Ken Hitchcock Tuesday night in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. They were looking for a bit of revenge after losing 3-2 in a shootout two weeks ago in St. Louis. First Blood […]

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Vince Dunn: Sophomore Campaign Evaluation

(Photo: Associated Press) Vince Dunn has 4 assists in his last 3 games. He assisted both of the goals scored by St. Louis in the recent 7-2 loss to Calgary. This is his second multi-point game of the season. His other, Oct 22nd when he put up 2 assists in Winnipeg. Last season, Dunn scored […]

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Would the Real St. Louis Blues Please Show Up?

Where Were They? Where was the team that we saw come from behind earlier this week with 4 goals in the final period? You remember the team that overcame adversity two nights ago and scored a short-handed goal in overtime to beat one of the best teams in the Western Conference? Where were the St. […]

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Split up Vladimir Tarasenko and Ryan O’Reilly

(Photo: Jeff Curry / USA Today) Vladimir Tarasenko has spent the majority of his ice time alongside Ryan O’Reilly. In my opinion, this needs to change. Their names are only on the scoresheet together to account for 11 of St. Louis’ 86 goals. Vladimir has 9 goals and 11 assists for 20 points in 30 games […]

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O’Reilly Scores Overtime Winner, Blues Win 4-3

Overtime In a dramatic turn of events, the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche in overtime for the 2nd time in as many weeks on Friday nights. The drama started when Colton Parayko dropped his stick. The stick ended up in the corner. Vladimir Tarasenko handed his stick to Parayko and play continued on. […]

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