Blues Rants

3 Goal Third Lifts Blues Past Jets

April 19, 2019

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, CAN – Jaden Schwartz tips home the game-winning goal past Connor Hellebuyck and Jacob Trouba with just 15 seconds left Thursday night in Winnipeg. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP photo) A hockey game consists of at least 60 minutes of play, but sometimes it’s only a few seconds that really matter. In […]

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Goaltenders Duel, Blues Fall to Jets in Overtime 2-1

April 17, 2019

Jets forward Kyle Connor (81) is all smiles after netting the overtime winner against the Blues in game 4. (Photo courtesy: Jeff Roberson, AP Photo) ST. LOUIS, MO – It was a full-blown shootout tonight in the Gateway to the Wild, Wild West. The St. Louis Blues (2-1) did battle once again versus the Winnipeg […]

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Penalties, Defense Mire Blues in 6-3 Loss to Jets

April 15, 2019

Jets forward Patrik Laine (29) scored his third of the playoffs against Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington (50). (Photo courtesy: J.B. Forbes, stlpostdispatch.com) ST. LOUIS, MO – Looks like flight plans in St. Louis have been grounded. The St. Louis Blues (2-0) brought the series home in front of a welcoming Enterprise Center for game 3 […]

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Blues Take 2-0 Series Lead

April 13, 2019

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, CAN – Oskar Sundqvist and Jaden Schwartz celebrate after a St. Louis goal. (Trevor Hagan/Winnipeg Free Press photo) The St. Louis Blues took a two games to none series lead over the Winnipeg Jets with a 4-3 victory Friday night. The best-of-seven series now returns to St. Louis for the next two games. […]

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Bozak, Blues Rally in Third, Take Game 1 Against Winnipeg

April 11, 2019

The Blues players congratulate their goaltender Jordan Binnington (50) after his first career Stanley Cup playoff victory. (Photo courtesy: Terrence Lee, USA Today Sports) Round one. Game one. The best time of the year has begun. The St. Louis Blues and Winnipeg Jets commenced the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs tonight at Bell MTS Place with […]

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Blues Rants’ Super 16: Part 4

April 10, 2019

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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PlayOFF Beat Behind Enemy Lines- w/ Art Middleton

April 9, 2019

It’s Playoff Time! I got the chance to catch up with Art Middleton, from JetsNation.Ca, to go over this first round series between our teams. @GameTimeArt is definitely a must follow for this matchup. Jets finish second after nearly going wire to wire, what led, if anything, to their lackluster play in the second half? […]

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Blues Rants Super 16: Playoff Edition (Part 3)

April 9, 2019

Though Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby remains in the Steel City, several other teams found some new faces that were once part of a franchise for many years. These faces include John Tavares of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Ryan O’Reilly of the St. Louis Blues, and Mark Stone of the Vegas Golden Knights. As any […]

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Blues Rants Super 16: Playoff Edition (Part 2)

April 8, 2019

While some current players like the Boston Bruins’ Brad Marchand have experienced the elation of hoisting the Stanley Cup, forwards like the New York Islanders’ Leo Komarov, San Jose Sharks’ Joe Pavelski and Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele look to earn the most prestigious trophy in hockey for their team for the first time in their […]

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Blues Rants’ Super 16: Playoff Edition (Part 1)

April 7, 2019

The NHL’s best will compete from April to June to try and hoist the Stanley Cup in the 2019 playoffs, including Nikita Kucherov of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Johnny Gaudreau of the Calgary Flames, Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals, and Filip Forsberg of the Nashville Predators. As any sports fan could tell you, there’s […]

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