Month: October 2018

Prospect Update: Joel Hofer

Our boy, Joel Hofer, has been facing an average of 49.5 shots per game as of right now. Before we get started, take into consideration that some goals against are empty-netters. I won’t dive into that in this article, but what I will say is that Hofer has left for the bench at the end of 7 […]

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Blues Battle to Defeat Blackhawks 7-3

Let’s be realistic. This one was a must win. St. Louis came into this one 2-4-3 while the Blackhawks were 6-2-2. St. Louis, unfortunately, has lost to Chicago the first two meetings in OT. Both games displayed lackluster 3rd periods defensively. Corey Crawford gets the start in net for Chicago. Jake Allen between the pipes […]

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Blues Suffer Ugly Loss to Columbus

BLUES GOAL SCORERS Vladimir Tarasenko Jaden Schwartz Alex Steen Zach Sanford Columbus had lost 3 of their last 4. The Blues came into this one with a record of 2-3-3. FIRST PERIOD At 3:32, there was a scrum near the Blues net that resulted in a power play for St. Louis. Vladi hadn’t scored in […]

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Jets Outlast Blues in Overtime, Win 5-4

It would take overtime, but the Winnipeg Jets found a way to beat the St. Louis Blues for the second time in this young season. Defenseman Jacob Trouba scored the game-winner at the 2:54 mark of overtime on a crisp tic-tac-toe passing play that started behind the Blues goal, went out to the high slot, […]

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Blues Shut Down High Powered Offense of Maple Leafs, Win 4-1

The Blues Needed a Win If someone told you that the Blues were playing the Maple Leafs in Toronto and that one team would dominate the other, based on the results of the first two weeks of the season, most fans wouldn’t have guessed correctly as to who dominated who. The Blues, off to one […]

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Blues Lose Heartbreaker in Montreal

In the business world, when you work “bell to bell” it means that you have to be there from the very start all the way to the very end, from the very moment the store opens all the way up to the moment you lock the doors. The same applies to sports. Last night, the failure […]

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Blues Fall to Chicago in OT

Lineup Jordan Schmaltz finally gets a chance to face his brother Nick Schmaltz for their first NHL contest. Vince Dunn is a healthy scratch for the second game in a row. Jaden Schwartz wouldn’t start the game as he is a bit banged up after taking a puck to the skate in the game prior. […]

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Perron Hat Trick Leads Blues to 5-3 Win

Joel Edmundson made his season debut after recovering from a groin injury. Vince Dunn was the healthy scratch as Jakub Jerabek was slotted in for his Blues debut. Jay Bouwmeester began the game paired with Colton Parayko. Robert Bortuzzo and Jakub Jerabek manned the 3rd unit and Joel Edmundson was with Alex Pietrangelo in the […]

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Toews Hat Trick Leads Hawks Past Blues in Overtime

First Period In typical Blues/Blackhawks fashion, this game started out with a lot of back and forth. The teams traded offensive opportunities early and traded penalties early. No sooner could one team get going on the power play than the other side would take a penalty. They went back and forth from 4 on 4 […]

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Power Play Problems

A new season is upon us, and with camp starting this week, I thought it was a good time to address one of the Blues’ biggest problems from last season, the Power Play. The Blues power play last year was atrocious, to say the least. The Blues were 30th in PP% last year at a […]

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