Month: July 2018

The St. Louis Blues Defense

There has been so much written about the Blues forwards, but little has been said about the defense. With all the changes in personnel up front, it’s understandable why everyone is so excited. But what about the blue line? Let’s take a look at the roster and see what it might look like when the […]

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Off Beat- Isaac Greenwood, MileHighHockey.com

Hey Ranters, welcome to Off Beat! As part of this series, I’ll be talking with and interviewing other bloggers around the NHL. It’s always exciting to hear what others are thinking about our Blues. After all, who, more than us, keeps better tabs on the Blues’ moves than our divisional rivals? I got the chance […]

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Alexander Steen is Underappreciated

In the last 4 years, Alexander Steen has averaged 18 goals, 35 assists, and 53 points per season. Last season, Alex was 7th on the team in even strength assists with 21. He was tied with Alex Pietrangelo and Vladimir Tarasenko for 2nd on the team in Power Play assists with 10. Alex finished 4th […]

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Let’s Face It, Jake Allen Wasn’t To Blame for 2017

The blame game is something St. Louis Blues fans have become quite experienced with, and the worst “fans” have made it into their own sport. The hate season starts around May and begins to heat up until it boils over around August, then it simmers into a slow hate throughout the season. Whenever Eric Brewer […]

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Two Guys No Cup: An Excellent Blues Hockey Podcast

49 Episodes into their St. Louis Blues based Podcast, Two Guys No Cup is worth listening to. One of the things we take pride in here at Blues Rants is promoting those within the local hockey community. These guys have been at it for roughly one year. I want to make sure that our readers […]

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Blues 2017-18 Season Recap

As we anxiously await a new season of St. Louis Blues hockey, we thought it would be fun to recap last season. Let’s take one last look back at some of the things that happened during the 2017-18 season. Blues Get No Respect – The pundits weren’t talking about the Blues being contenders before the […]

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Making a case for a Top Line of Perron, O’Reilly, and Tarasenko

How many Blues fans do you know that insist, “You can’t break up Jaden Schwartz, Brayden Schenn, and Vladimir Tarasenko“? There are many that believe that line is just too good to mess with. I’m not one of those fans, but I am for keeping Schwartz and Schenn together. That’s for sure. I think Alexander […]

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Don’t Forget Poganski

Another St. Louis Blues prospect that all fans should know about: Austin Poganski You might remember… March 25th, 2018. Defenseman, Mitch Reinke, and centerman, Nolan Stevens were signed to two-year entry-level contracts with the St. Louis Blues. I’ve written pieces on both players and you can read them here: “Who is Mitch Reinke?” & “Meet […]

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St. Louis Blues: Down The Middle

The St. Louis Blues have made some changes, acquiring not one, but two for down the middle. I’m interested in having an idea of what a difference we can expect from St. Louis when looking at the center position. This will be a 5 on 5 comparison that will be made by averaging each center-man’s […]

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