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St. Louis Blues Defensive Prospect: Tyler Tucker

August 13, 2018

(Photo Credit: Terry Wilson Photography) Tyler Tucker is an 18-year-old defenseman, standing 6’1″ and weighing in at 203 lbs. He’s a stay-at-home type with a simple approach. Responsible, competitive, physical. He bolsters these attributes with great skating and a solid outlet pass. While not being known for his offensive contributions, I still recommend watching this […]

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This One Time, At Blues Camp: Part 3, Talented Invites

August 1, 2018

(Not all of the men who participated in the Blues’ Prospect Camp were draftees or signed talent. There were several local kids and special invites that thoroughly impressed me. Not only did these guys keep up with the prospects, but quite a few times, I could not tell the difference between a prospect and a […]

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This One Time, At Blues Camp: Part 2, Defensemen and Goalies

July 26, 2018

(The Blues’ Prospect Camp has come and gone, and for three out of four days, I enjoyed my time at Ice Zone in Hazelwood, MO. Here is my quick scouting report on the Blues’ prospective defensemen and goalies. We all have cause to rejoice: our future is bright. Please note: my observations may differ from […]

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This One Time, At Blues Camp: Part 1, Forwards

July 23, 2018

(The Blues’ Prospect Camp has come and gone, and for three out of four days, I enjoyed my time at Ice Zone in Hazelwood, MO. Here is my quick scouting report on the Blues’ prospective forwards. We all have cause to rejoice: our future is bright. Please note: my observations may differ from others, based […]

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Don’t Forget Poganski

July 6, 2018

(Photo Credit: David Samson / The Forum) Another St. Louis Blues prospect that all fans should know about: Austin Poganski You might remember… March 25th, 2018. Defenseman, Mitch Reinke, and centerman, Nolan Stevens were signed to two-year entry-level contracts with the St. Louis Blues. I’ve written pieces on both players and you can read them […]

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High Hopes for Hofer

July 5, 2018

(Photo Credit: David Zammit / SC Broncos) Standing two feet taller than the crossbar, goalie Joel Hofer was chosen at #107 overall at the 2018 NHL Draft by the St. Louis Blues. He is only 17 years old, and possibly has room to grow a little taller, but that’s good. He’ll have plenty of time […]

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Meet Nolan Stevens

June 30, 2018

(Photo Credit: Jim Piece / Northeastern Athletics) Let’s take a look at an exciting prospect. In the midst of a disappointing season’s wind-down, it’s possible some of us may have undervalued the signing of center-iceman, Nolan Stevens. This could be simply due to the fact that emotions were high around the time he jotted his […]

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Speedy McGing Takes Wing

June 27, 2018

(Photo Credit: Jay LePrete / Associated Press) At only 5’8” and 170 pounds, Hugh McGing does not tower over many people. However, put a stick in his hand and throw him on the ice, and opponents quickly forget how tall he is. In fact, the only way they could tower over him at all is […]

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St. Louis Blues: 2018 Draft Selections to Prospect Camp

June 25, 2018

Each of the St. Louis Blues’ 2018 Draft Selections will be participating at Prospect Camp, June 26th – 29th. In this article, I’ll compile some information on each of the players drafted in hopes to give fans a better experience at prospect camp. I’m no expert in the prospects department, but upon my research, I’d […]

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Who is Mitch Reinke?

June 18, 2018

On March 31st, 2018, The St. Louis Blues visited the Arizona Coyotes. Jay Bouwmeester had been outside the action due to his season-ending hip injury, and Carl Gunnarsson suffered an ACL tear just a week before. We had ourselves a look at Mitch Reinke, and he did well regardless of the unfortunate 6-0 defeat. (That […]

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