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.

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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The St. Louis Blues Defense

July 31, 2018

(Photo Credit: Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP) There has been so much written about the Blues forwards, but little has been said about the defense. With all the changes in personnel up front, it’s understandable why everyone is so excited. But what about the blue line? Let’s take a look at the roster and […]

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Blues 2017-18 Season Recap

July 24, 2018

As we anxiously await a new season of St. Louis Blues hockey, we thought it would be fun to recap last season. Let’s take one last look back at some of the things that happened during the 2017-18 season. Blues Get No Respect – The pundits weren’t talking about the Blues being contenders before the […]

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Erik Foley, His Athleticism, and Explosiveness

April 16, 2018

(Photo Credit: Melissa Wade) After nearly four seasons with the St. Louis Blues, veteran center Paul Stastny was dealt at the trade deadline to the Winnipeg Jets on Feb 26, 2018. Stastny was set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season and the Blues were struggling. They had lost six […]

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