Hockey Rants

A Must Win Game – Sports in Perspective

PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC will be empty on Thursday, March 19th A few days ago I penned an article that we chose not to publish. It was too selfish. The article was mostly about how disappointed I was that I wouldn’t be able to see the Blues play the Hurricanes in Raleigh. I live […]

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Blues Rants Invades Nashville- Chills with John Hamm!

Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN Saturday, February 15th My wife and I set out for Nashville – from Greenville, South Carolina- to see the Blues take on the Predators. The next day was my wife’s birthday and she wanted to see the Blues play in Nashville – and she typically gets what she wants. We like […]

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History of the Blues in the All-Star Game

St. Louis Will Host the NHL All-Star Game For Third Time Welcome to the NHL All-Star Week. This week will be filled with a tumultuous amount of fanfare and opportunities for St. Louis to host a plethora of activities and events for our hockey community. This upcoming week should pose nothing less than tremendous for […]

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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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The Save & The Uppercut – 2 Minutes & 35 Seconds that Secured the Cup

Brayden Schenn‘s Uppercut With 8 minutes and 38 seconds left in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, the Blues lead the Boston Bruins 2-0. That most tenuous of leads- practically dreaded in hockey- the two-goal lead. With 8 minutes and 38 seconds left in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, Vladimir Tarasenko heads […]

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David Perron’s Stint in Vegas Exactly What Blues Needed

David Perron was the one player that knew what it would take to win the hardest trophy in all of sports.

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Blues Rants Team: Early Season Predictions

Jordan Binnington (50) makes a save against Tampa Bay Lightning forward Brayden Point (21). The Blues went on to win the Stanley Cup in 2019, while the Tampa Bay Lightning are the odds-on favorites to win in 2020. (Photo courtesy: Chris O’Meara, AP Photo) Opening Day of the NHL. It’s like early Christmas for hockey […]

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Can RFAs Afford to Miss Training Camp?

All eyes have been on Mitch Marner as well as other Restricted Free Agents in the lull of the offseason to see who will re-sign first. (Photo courtesy: Claus Anderson, Getty Images) Let’s be honest: there’s not much to talk about hockey-wise in August. So, we look to every single potential story, and patiently, desperately, […]

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Reviewing the NHL Offseason Winners

Jack Hughes, drafted 1st overall by the New Jersey Devils, has been slated as a generational player that could redefine the franchise. (Photo courtesy: Andre Ringuette, NHLI) It’s been the most tumultuous month and a half in the NHL in a time where there’s not a single game of hockey. The first round of the […]

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Blues Rants’ Super 16: Part 4

While no team seeded 13-16 has ever won the Stanley Cup in its current format, captains of the four wild card teams, including Justin Williams of the Carolina Hurricanes, Nick Foligno of the Columbus Blue Jackets, Jamie Benn of the Dallas Stars, and Gabriel Landeskog of the Colorado Avalanche will try to prevent prophecy from […]

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