Author: Blues Rants

Pietrangelo or Parayko?

(Photo: Jeff Roberson / Associated Press) Alex Pietrangelo and Colton Parayko. They both play the right side. In my eyes, they’re both top pairing defensemen. Some may want to see Colton slide up there in Pietrangelo’s place, but I want to explain to you why Alex Pietrangelo remains on the 1st pairing at all times […]

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Blues Strike Lightning 1-0, Schenn With OT Winner

(Photo: The Canadien Press) The St. Louis Blues visited the Amalie Arena to face off against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night. The Blues brought a 3 game winning streak into this one while the Lightning were coming off of a loss to the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday. In Tampa Bay’s last 10 games, they’d […]

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You Know His Brother Tyler, Meet Jesse Tucker

  Meet Jesse Tucker. He’s the twin of Tyler Tucker, the defenseman that the Blues chose in the 7th round of the 2018 NHL Draft. Well, Tyler Tucker has proven to be a great selection for St. Louis. There are plenty of stories on the Blues prospect here in the archives. I wanted to dig […]

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Blues Defeat Columbus 4-2

The Blues visited Nationwide Arena in Columbus to face the Blue Jackets on Saturday night. St. Louis saw a 9-day break which seemed to last forever. The Blues were coming off of a 5-1 win against the Ducks on January 23rd where they controlled a majority of the play. Columbus lost their last game 4-3 to […]

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Joel Hofer Update: Change of Scenery

You may not be too fond of the uniform that the St. Louis Blues goaltending prospect has been wearing. The Portland Winterhawks of the WHL sport a logo and color scheme similar to that of the rival Chicago Blackhawks. The Winterhawks are in no way affiliated with Chicago, but Portland’s original uniforms in 1976 were […]

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Ducks Dominated by Blues 5-1

The St. Louis Blues visited Anaheim to face the Ducks on Wednesday night. This was the last game St. Louis would play before the All-Star break. The Blues were coming off of a very disappointing 4-3 loss to the Kings in Los Angeles on Monday. The Ducks were also coming off of a loss. Anaheim was […]

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St. Louis Blues Fall to Los Angeles Kings 4-3

Back to the road for the St. Louis Blues who visited the Staples Center on Monday afternoon to take on the Los Angeles Kings. These two teams met last on November 19th at Enterprise Center. The result was a shutout for Los Angeles’ rookie netminder, Cal Petersen. The Blues came into this one looking for […]

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Turn it around, Jaden Schwartz

Jaden Schwartz hasn’t been himself. Regardless, it’s not often you see him blasted on social media for making mistakes. Usually, it’s pretty obvious that #17 is out there working hard and giving his all. He’s certainly not a liability by any means, but it would sure be nice if he could contribute to the score […]

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Hobey Baker Nominees, McGing and Perunovich

Two of the St. Louis Blues’ 2018 NHL Draft choices have been nominated for the Hobey Baker Award which is awarded to the Top Player of NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey. Forward, Hugh McGing of Western Michigan University has been nominated for the second time. Defenseman, Scott Perunovich of the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs is also on the […]

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Blues Fall 5-2 in Boston

The St. Louis Blues visited the Boston Bruins Thursday night. This was a back to back for Boston who lost to the Flyers 4-3 Wednesday night in Philadelphia. The Bruins also lost to the Montreal Canadiens at home on Monday night in overtime. This was the first of 2 meetings between these two clubs this […]

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