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T’was the Night Before Christmas…

December 24, 2018

(photo credit: freepix.com) Here at BluesRants, we want to wish you and yours a very merry, joyous and wonderful holiday! – Ray, Tim, Sarah, Jesse, Caleb, James, Stephen, Chris, and Will  T’was the night before Christmas, And all through the city, It wasn’t quite warm And nor was it chilly. For Mother Nature seemed A little confused by the season, […]

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Top 5 Things BluesRants Is Grateful For

November 22, 2018

(Photo Credit: Eguidemagazine.com) Happy (US) Thanksgiving to our wonderful and faithful readers! We here at BluesRants would like to wish you all a happy, safe, and fun-filled holiday! We are grateful for every one of you, and we’re working hard to bring you as many insightful fan-written articles as we can. Today, before we all […]

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Chief Among Men

November 21, 2018

With the firing of Coach Mike Yeo on 11/19/2018, General Manager Doug Armstrong placed the reins of the fledgling 2018-2019 Blues season in the hands of former Assistant (and now Coach) Craig Berube. For some, the change could not come soon enough. Blues Twitter gnashed their teeth and screamed for a change since the beginning […]

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To Train Up a Thomas…

October 21, 2018

King Solomon said in Proverbs 22:6 “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it”. That King Solomon was a wise guy, and though some believe that Robert Thomas is being mishandled, I believe Coach Yeo is implementing the same wisdom as Solomon […]

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Dear St. Louis: Let the Boys Play

October 7, 2018

Dear St. Louis, I have a confession to make: I’m guilty of high expectations for my Blues this year, possibly too high. Which is why I’m writing this today: I have to stop demanding what others can’t give… or, if they can, it’s not going to be anytime soon, and might not be up to […]

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St. Louis Blues: Maroon 5

September 23, 2018

Patrick Maroon. St. Louis native. Big boy. Big Rig. You don’t move him unless he lets you move him. Creates time and space in front of the net. All around excited to be playing for the team he grew up idolizing as a child. Maroon is many things, and all of them good for the […]

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Bona Fide Bozak

September 11, 2018

For Tyler Bozak, a lifelong Toronto Maple Leaf, a change of scenery and a place to settle down with his young family was a must. After spending nine years playing alongside the likes of Phil Kessel, James van Riemsdyk, Auston Matthews and Nazem Kadri, Bozak found a new home in St. Louis, where in the […]

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Center Stage Support – O’Reilly and Stastny

August 16, 2018

Additions and subtractions define the mentality and character of any professional sports team. Depth is a must. You have to work together. You have to play with pride for the team that you’re on. Sometimes, those additions and subtractions come with some surprising connections that bridge the “Old Guard” with the “New Guard”. Sometimes, a […]

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This One Time, At Blues Camp: Part 3, Talented Invites

August 1, 2018

(Not all of the men who participated in the Blues’ Prospect Camp were draftees or signed talent. There were several local kids and special invites that thoroughly impressed me. Not only did these guys keep up with the prospects, but quite a few times, I could not tell the difference between a prospect and a […]

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This One Time, At Blues Camp: Part 2, Defensemen and Goalies

July 26, 2018

(The Blues’ Prospect Camp has come and gone, and for three out of four days, I enjoyed my time at Ice Zone in Hazelwood, MO. Here is my quick scouting report on the Blues’ prospective defensemen and goalies. We all have cause to rejoice: our future is bright. Please note: my observations may differ from […]

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