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.

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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Grant’s Hat Trick Leads Ducks Past Blues

The Ducks defend their net as St. Louis scrambled for a way to score against them Saturday night in Enterprise Center. (Joe Puetz/NHL via Getty Images) CONDENSED REPORT St. Louis, Mo. – Derek Grant put three goals in the net to lead the Ducks past the St. Louis Blues by a score of 4-1 Saturday […]

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Blues Begin Four-Game Home Stand

Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 – The Blues begin a four-game homestand tonight when they host the Anaheim Ducks in Enterprise Center. Despite losing their two most recent games, the St. Louis Blues still sit atop the Western Conference standings with a 12-3-5 record. They are one point clear of Edmonton for the overall lead in […]

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Blues Wrap Up Canada Trip in Calgary With OT Winner

Calgary, Alberta, CA- Vince Dunn and Sam Bennett collide in first period action Saturday. (Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press photo) CONDENSED GAME The Blues pulled off another overtime victory, this time over another top Western Conference opponent, the Calgary Flames. The win was their seventh in a row and wraps up their four-game road trip. They are […]

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Blues Bounce Back with Another Come From Behind OT Win

Jaden Schwartz and Matt Dumba battle for a puck behind the net Saturday night. (Jim Mone/AP photo) GAME SUMMARY Minnesota came out fast and furious looking to continue their hot home-ice streak which has seen them go 3-1 in the Xcel Energy Center. Yet, their season has been a tale of two teams as they […]

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