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. My dad started following the Blues in 1967. I was 3 years old, so I guess I've been a fan all my life.

Nashville Completes Weekend Sweep Over Blues

Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN – Predators Score Late for 2-1 Win Jaden Schwartz ends up in the goal along with the puck on a deflected shot by Tyler Bozak midway through the first period in Nashville Sunday. (Frederick Breedon/Getty Images) Nashville not only completed the weekend sweep over the Blues with a 2-1 win on […]

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Predators Prevail Over Blues 4-3

ENTERPRISE CENTER, ST. LOUIS, MO – David Perron takes a shot in Saturday afternoon action against the Nashville Predators. (Scott Rovak/NHL via Getty Images) The Blues have won only one game in regulation in their last 10 contests. Thanks to their outstanding play early in the season, they still lead the Western Conference, but the […]

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Blues Close Out Roadtrip With 5-2 Loss to Jets

Alexander Steen gestures his heartfelt appreciation for the recognition of the Winnipeg Jets and their fans for his 1,000th NHL game Saturday night in Winnipeg. Jonathan Kozub/NHL via Getty Images The St. Louis Blues closed out their 5-game road trip with a 5-2 loss to the Jets in Winnipeg on Saturday night. Early pressure by […]

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Blues Over Flames in Shootout

CONDENSED REPORT Zach Sanford, David Perron and Ryan O’Reilly battle in front of the net. (Gerry Thomas/NHL via Getty Images) The Blues continued their Western Canada road trip on Tuesday night in Calgary with a 5-4 shootout win over the Flames. Goals by Steen, Perron, Schwartz, and Sanford in regulation were enough to force overtime. […]

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Blues Win 9th Straight at Home

Justin Faulk defends in front of the net with goaltender Jake Allen against Anaheim’s Max Jones. (Jeff Le/NHL via Getty Images) CONDENSED REPORT While most of the country was watching a football game, the Blues were busy holding onto first place in the NHL with a win at home over the Anaheim Ducks. St. Louis […]

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Blues Lose in Arizona But Still Sit Atop the West

Blues Drop Game in Arizona 3-1, Still Best in West as 2019 Wraps Up Goalie Antti Raanta makes a pad save on St. Louis’ Brayden Schenn in the Blues loss to the Arizona Coyotes in Gila River Arena Dec. 31, 2019. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images) CONDENSED REPORT As everyone over at Blues Rants took a break […]

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A True Blues Fan from the Other Side of the World

Gerard Bos became a household name last June during the Blues Stanley Cup Win as a fan from the unlikeliest of places, the Netherlands. Last year, during the St. Louis Blues’ run to the Stanley Cup, a fan from the other side of the world garnered attention for his fandom, and through an unbelievable set […]

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Blues Strong Start Leads to Sixth Straight Win

The puck is loose as Anze Kopitar (11) and Joakim Ryan (6) struggle to help their goaltender Jonathan Quick against the pressure from St. Louis Blues Oskar Sundqvist and David Perron. (Harry How/Getty Images) CONDENSED REPORT Thanks to a strong first period, the Blues got their sixth straight win last night heading into the Christmas […]

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Oh, When The Blues Go Marching In!

History of the Organ in Hockey Pictured is the author/managing Editor of Blues Rants, Tim Hirsch with current Blues organist, Jeremy Boyer. There have been many different stories written about the use of organ music at ice hockey games. I have read bits and pieces of those articles and will most likely repeat some of […]

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Flames at Blues

Blues Douse Flames in 5-0 Win Ryan O’Reilly and Jordan Binnington defend the goal against Sean Monahan Thursday night in St. Louis at the Enterprise Center (Scott Rovak/NHL via Getty Images) CONDENSED REPORT The Blues got two goals from Oskar Sundqvist, four points from Zach Sanford and 40 stops from Jordan Binnington on their way […]

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