Author: Ray Standefer

Minnesota Comes Out on Top

November 11, 2018

Minnesota (10-4-2) made a return to St. Louis. The Wild held a (5-4) road record coming into this one, and the Blues (6-5-3) were looking at (5-4-1) when hosting. Last Saturday, the Blues lost an ugly one to Minnesota with a final score of 5-1. St. Louis was only able to put 16 shots on […]

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Prospect Update: Tyler Tucker Has Beyond Impressed

November 1, 2018

(Photo Credit: Cheap Seats Productions) St. Louis Blues defensive prospect, Tyler Tucker is having himself quite the campaign with the Barrie Colts (OHL). I personally did not expect this much offensive production. I’m surprised, and I’m pleased. Let’s just say that right now, The Blues look really, really smart for picking up Tyler in the […]

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Prospect Update: Joel Hofer

October 28, 2018

(Photo Credit: David Zammit / SCBroncos.com) 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 […]

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Blues Battle to Defeat Blackhawks 7-3

October 27, 2018

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

October 25, 2018

(Photo Credit: Billy Hurst / Associated Press) 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 […]

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Blues Fall to Chicago in OT

October 14, 2018

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

October 11, 2018

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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Luke Opilka: Blues Prospect Q and A

September 21, 2018

I recently had the chance to ask St. Louis Blues Goalie Prospect, Luke Opilka a few questions. He’s a homegrown talent that I was very honored to get in contact with. So, thanks very much to Luke for his time. Before we get to my questions, here is a video from the St. Louis Blues YouTube channel […]

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Jay Bouwmeester: Passing the Torch

September 10, 2018

(Photo Credit: Tom Gannam / Associated Press) In his six seasons with the Blues (356 regular season games), Jay Bouwmeester has averaged an impressive 0.26 PIM per game. He’s actually sported the note for a total of 8,115 (regular season) minutes. Bouw, however, has managed to spend just 212 minutes in the box while averaging […]

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Physical Staples and Puzzle Pieces: Thinking Outside the Box

August 23, 2018

(Photo Credit: Trevor Hagan / The Canadian Press via AP) 3 Things. Fit, click, and stay out of the box! In this article, I’ll be discussing some St. Louis Blues players that do just that. I want to focus on physical players that probably take fewer penalties than you would expect. All of the statistics […]

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