Blues Rants

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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Gameday: Blues at Golden Knights

Blues forward David Perron (57) handles the puck past Knights’ defenseman Brayden McNabb (3). (Photo courtesy: Ethan Miller, Getty Images) 2/13: Blues/Knights, T-Mobile Arena, 9pm CT – FSMW, ESPN 101.1 LAS VEGAS – After a shocking episode with Jay Bouwmeester left him in an Anaheim hospital, the St. Louis Blues (32-15-9) will have to get […]

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The Night the Hockey World Showed How Much They Care

Jay Bouwmeester skates in a recent game. (Jonathan Kozub/NHL via Getty Images) There are times when it feels as though time stops for just a moment. The moment appears to take an excessive amount of time after the event, which may encompass the following day. Tuesday, February 11th, was one of the days where I […]

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The Magic of Hockey – Reflecting on Bouw’s Medical Emergency

Ducks and Blues players watch and wait as Jay Bouwmeester is attended to on the bench in Tuesday night’s game in Anaheim. (Fox Sports photo) Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020 – We don’t need to recap the fear that slapped us all in the face, less than 24 hours ago as we watched the emergency with […]

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Armstrong: Jay Bouwmeester “Doing Very Well, Things Are Looking Very Positive”

St. Louis Blues General Manager Doug Armstrong. (Photo courtesy: stlouisblues.com). LAS VEGAS – St. Louis Blues General Manager Doug Armstrong and Blues captain Alex Pietrangelo gave an update on defenseman Jay Bouwmeester’s condition after Jay suffered a cardiac episode during Tuesday’s game in Anaheim against the Ducks. “First, Jay Bouwmeester’s doing very well at the […]

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Jay Bouwmeester Stable at Hospital After “Cardiac Episode”, Game Suspended

ANAHEIM – Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester suffered a mysterious collapse during the first period of the Blues/Ducks game. After shifting off for a line change, the game cut to a media timeout, where a small clip of footage could see the 36-year-old veteran slumping over on the bench. UPDATE: 11:29 Jim Thomas of the STL […]

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Gameday: Blues at Ducks

Ducks forward Jakub Silvferberg (33) works the puck behind the net around Blues captain Alex Pietrangelo (27). (Photo courtesy: Harry How, Getty Images) 2/11: Blues/Ducks, Honda Center, 9pm CT – FSMW, ESPN 101.1 ANAHEIM – The dads hit the road with the St. Louis Blues (32-15-9) as they start a 2-game road trip with the […]

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Dad’s Trip Perfect Time to Get Back on Track

Oscar Bortuzzo and Thomas Steen, fathers of Blues players Robert Bortuzzo and Alex Steen, watch the action during a game against the Florida Panthers back in 2019. (Photo courtesy: Michael Dwyer, AP Photo) ST. LOUIS – It’s been a rough few weeks for the Blues, as everyone’s aware. The most recent 3-2 overtime loss to […]

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Blue Collar Weekly: Zach Sanford

BLUE COLLAR WEEKLY St. Louis Blues’ Zach Sanford (12) checks Boston Bruins’ David Pastrnak (88), of the Czech Republic, to the ice during the first period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Welcome to Blue Collar Weekly, where I choose one lucky […]

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