Author: Tim Hirsch

I am a lifelong resident of Du Quoin, IL and have been a Blues fan since as long as I can remember. I do a game recap after every Blues game and am a staff writer for BluesRants.com.

Blues 4, Sharks 0 as Blues Win 3rd of Last 4 Games

November 10, 2018

(photo by Associated Press/News Tribune) Nice Win Over a Quality Team As ugly as the win over Carolina earlier in the week may have been, this one was a beauty over the San Jose Sharks as the Blues won 4-0. Chad Johnson got the start in goal for the 2nd straight game and notched his […]

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Minnesota Runs Wild, Defeat Blues 5-1 in Enterprise Center

November 4, 2018

(Bill Boyce – AP Photo) Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde I feel like I usually write more from a fan’s perspective than a “reporter’s” view of things. I’m not a reporter. I am a St. Louis Blues fan. I usually try to find the good things I see in a game and comment mostly on […]

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Blues Win 5-3 Over Vegas Golden Knights

November 2, 2018

(photo credit Getty Images) For the first time this season, the St. Louis Blues won back-to-back games by defeating the Vegas Golden Knights 5-3 at Enterprise Center. The win puts the Blues at 4-4-3 on the season and now 2-1-0 on the current 7-game homestand. Oscar Sundqvist had 2 goals and earned the 1st star […]

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Jets Outlast Blues in Overtime, Win 5-4

October 23, 2018

(Photo courtesy Associated Press) 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 […]

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

October 21, 2018

(Photo credit usatoday.com) 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, […]

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Blues Lose Heartbreaker in Montreal

October 18, 2018

(Photo Credit: Graham Hughes / Canadian Press) 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 […]

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Toews Hat Trick Leads Hawks Past Blues in Overtime

October 7, 2018

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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It’s Your Move, Mike Yeo

September 4, 2018

(Photo Credit: Jeff Roberson / Associated Press) Famous chess player Bobby Fischer once said, “All that matters on the chessboard is good moves.” Well, the St. Louis Blues moved several key pieces around on the chessboard this offseason. Doug Armstrong got rid of some old pieces and found some new ones. Now it’s up to […]

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“That’s Just Hockey For Ya!” A closer look at Joel Edmundson’s game

August 21, 2018

(Photo Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski / Associated Press) Profile If you search “Joel Edmundson” on Youtube, the results you get back are mostly highlights of his fights. At 6’4″ and 215 lbs. he is certainly one of the more imposing figures on the ice. But “Eddy’s” game is so much more than that. After being drafted 46th […]

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Hockey FAQ: Icing and Off-sides

August 7, 2018

  In this FAQ, I will discuss two aspects of the game that are probably the most common rules new fans to the game have trouble understanding. But, they are very important rules and are part of what makes this game so great. Three Areas of the Ice The first thing one must understand is […]

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