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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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Erik Foley, His Athleticism, and Explosiveness

April 16, 2018

(Photo Credit: Melissa Wade) After nearly four seasons with the St. Louis Blues, veteran center Paul Stastny was dealt at the trade deadline to the Winnipeg Jets on Feb 26, 2018. Stastny was set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season and the Blues were struggling. They had lost six […]

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Watch St. Louis Blues Prospect, Robert Thomas at Work

April 9, 2018

(Photo: Claus Andersen/Getty Images) A Reason For Excitement I recently put together some highlights of this exciting up and coming player. I wanted to provide a short read to go along with it. I’d like to cite one of our own writers here at Blues Rants, Brenden Keller. I really enjoyed his recent piece, Ranking […]

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Ranking The “Big Four” St. Louis Blues Prospects

March 8, 2018

(Photo Credit: NHL.com) With the trade deadline looming and eventually passing, the St. Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong decided to pass on making a “hockey trade” for a top-six forward that has term past the 2017-2018 season.  Why?  Well, the Blues are one of few organizations with four high-end prospects, known as the “Big Four”, […]

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