Blues Rants

The Pietrangelo Problem

As the countdown to free agency draws closer, St. Louis Blues captain Alex Pietrangelo (27) will be one of the hottest assets on the market for 2020. (Photo courtesy: Getty Images) Let’s just be fair, a 5 month layoff was too much. In the end, the Blues weren’t fully ready nor willing to do what […]

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Gameday: Blues/Blackhawks, Round Robins

Blues forward Sammy Blais (9) works his way past Blackhawks forward Alex Nylader (92). (Photo courtesy: Jonathan Daniel, Getty Images) 7/9: Blues/Blackhawks, 5:30pm CT, Rogers Place – NBCSN, ESPN 101.1 EDMONTON – It’s been 140 days since we’ve been able to say this, but the St. Louis Blues will play hockey tonight. An exhibition game […]

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In Retrospect: Looking Back on the Day We Won the Cup

June 12, 2019. For me, it began like any other Wednesday. I got out of bed, showered, got dressed, got to work on time; the usual. To the naked eye, it was just another 23-year-old kid doing his job in the apex of summer, in a modicum town on the North Dakota/Minnesota border, where nothing […]

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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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Pietrangelo Grabs Pair, Blues Down Ducks in 4-2 Win

Blue captain Alex Pietrangelo (27) celebrates his goal with his teammates. (Photo courtesy: Chris Carlson, AP Photo) CONDENSED REPORT ANAHEIM – After lots of speculation and controversy leading up to tonight’s game, the St. Louis Blues (42-19-10) earned a big 4-2 win against the Anaheim Ducks (29-33-9). Following the game’s postponement last month, the Blues […]

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Gameday: Blues at Ducks

Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo (41) dumps the puck in past the block of Ducks defenseman Hampus Lindholm (47). (Photo courtesy: Jae C. Hong, AP Photo) 3/11: Blues/Ducks, Honda Center, 9pm CT – FSMW, ESPN 101.1 ANAHEIM – It should be an emotional return to the Honda Center for the St. Louis Blues (41-19-10) when they […]

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Connolly, Panthers Edge Out the Blues, 2-1

Blues forward David Perron (57) and Panthers forward Colton Sceviour (7) get in a footrace to chase after the puck. (Photo courtesy: Jeff Roberson, AP Photo) CONDENSED REPORT ST. LOUIS – With playoff implications only getting stronger, the St. Louis Blues (41-19-10) dropped a critical 2 points, losing 2-1 against the Florida Panthers (35-26-8). St. […]

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Gameday: Blues vs Panthers

Blues forward Robert Thomas (18) attempts to slide the puck past former Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo (1). (Photo courtesy: Jeff Roberson, AP Photo) 3/9: Blues/Panthers, Enterprise Center, 7pm CT – FSMW, ESPN 101.1 ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Blues (41-18-10) are right back in business tonight at home against the Florida Panthers (34-26-8). After […]

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Allen, Blues Sweep Season Series in 2-0 Shutout Over Blackhawks

Blues goaltender Jake Allen (34) makes a glove save. (Photo courtesy: John Woods, CP) The Stage: United Center, Chicago, IL St. Louis, 40-18-10 1st place in the Central Division at Chicago 31-29-8, 7th place in the Central Division St. Louis arrives in Chicago with a chance to sweep the season series, something they have never […]

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Gameday: Blues at Blackhawks

Blues captain Alex Pietrangelo (27) keeps the puck away from the forechecking of Blackhawks forward Brandon Saad (20). (Photo courtesy: Jontathan Daniel, Getty Images) 3/8: Blues/Blackhawks, United Center, 6:30 CT – NBCSN, ESPN 101.1 CHICAGO – It’s International Women’s Day at United Center tonight as the St. Louis Blues (40-18-10) face the Chicago Blackhawks (31-29-8) […]

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