Author: James Barry

I'm an opinionated and passionate Blues fanatic. I'm 29, reside in Belleville and I am excited to contribute and get to know the community.

Off Beat- Nathan Mallet, RunningWithTheHerd.com

August 14, 2018

I got the absolute privilege to have a chat with Nathan Mallet, founder of RunningWithTheHerd.com. The San Antonio Rampage will be the St. Louis Blues top AHL affiliate this year, and Nathan talks about what he is excited about covering, and what he is hopeful of seeing, as the Blues bring all of their AHL […]

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Make or Break- Alexander Steen

August 11, 2018

(Photo Credit: Bryan Rempel / USA TODAY Sports) Alexander Steen is underappreciated, we’ve written that story before. He is the active leader for the Blues in career games played with the note on his chest, he’s 7th in career points and he has created some of the most indelible moments for the team, over the […]

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Off Beat- With Art Middleton, JetsNation.CA

August 9, 2018

In this edition of Off Beat I got the pleasure to chat with Art Middleton, aka GameTimeArt, from JetsNation.ca! Art talks about his love of the Jets, his favorite Jet, and how he thinks the road to the top spot of the division goes through Winnipeg. Hey Art, let’s start with a short bio about […]

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Make or Break- Robby Fabbri

August 7, 2018

(Photo Credit: Kathy Kmonicek/Associated Press) This year is a big year for the Blues. GM Doug Armstrong and Chairman Tom Stillman have infused excitement and talent into a lineup that was one point away from the playoffs last year. Ryan O’Reilly, David Perron, Tyler Bozak, and Patrick Maroon have been added to the roster, and […]

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Stan Mikita 1940-2018

August 7, 2018

Stan Mikita, the Blackhawks’ legend, has died. He was 78. Stan played 22 seasons in the NHL, all wearing a Blackhawks sweater, he was a 2 time MVP and led the league in scoring 4 times. He helped Chicago capture a Stanley Cup in 1961. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in […]

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Off Beat- Robert Tiffin DefendingBigD.com

August 6, 2018

This week I get to sit down with Robert Tiffin, an editor and contributor for DefendingBigD.com (DBD), a blog for the Dallas Stars. We discuss the Stars’ offseason, the Blues offseason, and Tiffin tries to troll half of the central division… enjoy! Let’s start with a simple little bio about yourself, and how you started […]

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Parayko: Please Don’t Trade Him

August 4, 2018

(Photo Credit: Mark Humphrey / Associated Press) The Blues will not, should not, cannot trade Colton Parayko. The offseason can be a strange time in the NHL. Moves happen in a flurry and then there are spells of little to no news. We are in a lull. Crazy things are said in lulls. The Toronto […]

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Off Beat- Isaac Greenwood, MileHighHockey.com

July 31, 2018

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

July 25, 2018

(Photo Credit: USA Today) 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 […]

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