Alexander Steen

Make or Break- Alexander Steen

August 11, 2018

(Photo Credit: Bryan Rempel / USA TODAY Sports) Alexander Steen is underappreciated, we’ve written that story before. He is the active leader for the Blues in career games played with the note on his chest, he’s 7th in career points and he has created some of the most indelible moments for the team, over the […]

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The Chirp Presents: Respecting The Note

August 8, 2018

As many Blues fans know by now, Respect The Note has become one of the biggest forums for Blues coverage on Twitter over the last handful of years or so.  Whether it be free agency rumors, trade rumors, or simply just opinions on the state of the team, RTN has always delivered top notch coverage.  […]

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Where do they Go? Placing the New Acquisitions using the Perfect Line Formula

August 3, 2018

(AP Photo/Kyle Ericson) – Perron, (Photo courtesy of USA Today Sports Images) – O’Reilly, (Photo courtesy of USA Today Sports Images) – Bozak Here we go, it’s officially August and the new season is officially on. Most of us Blues fans were expecting the big blockbuster moves to be made this year at the draft, […]

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Alexander Steen is Underrated and Underappreciated

July 27, 2018

(Photo Credit: Jeff Robertson / Associated Press) In the last 4 years, Alexander Steen has averaged 18 goals, 35 assists, and 53 points per season. Last season, Alex was 7th on the team in even strength assists with 21. He was tied with Alex Pietrangelo and Vladimir Tarasenko for 2nd on the team in Power […]

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Making a case for a Top Line of Perron, O’Reilly, and Tarasenko

July 8, 2018

(Photo Credit: Billy Hurst / La Presse Canadienne) How many Blues fans do you know that insist, “You can’t break up Jaden Schwartz, Brayden Schenn, and Vladimir Tarasenko“? There are many that believe that line is just too good to mess with. I’m not one of those fans, but I am for keeping Schwartz and […]

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St. Louis Blues: Down The Middle

July 2, 2018

(Photo Credit: Jeffrey T. Barnes / Associated Press) The St. Louis Blues have made some changes, acquiring not one, but two for down the middle. I’m interested in having an idea of what a difference we can expect from St. Louis when looking at the center position. This will be a 5 on 5 comparison […]

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Building The Team: Free Agent Roundup

June 21, 2018

(Paul Sancya / AP) – Tavares (USA Today Sports Images) – Kovalchuk (Photo By: Laurie Skrivan, St. Louis Post Dispatch) – Reaves It’s the offseason and with that it’s time for all the teams that didn’t win the Stanley Cup, essentially everyone that’s not the Washington Capitals, to start thinking about rebuilding their roster to […]

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Building the Team: Internal Options

June 11, 2018

Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports Well, here we are, it’s June, the playoffs are over, and the Blues aren’t there, again. We had a really early exit this year, not making the playoffs, not as usual, and we’ve all had time to process the season that wasn’t. We’ve processed, yelled, screamed and cried.  Then we moved […]

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Should They Stay or Should They Go: A Team Review, Part 1. The Forwards

April 14, 2018

 (Photo Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports) The Season has now drawn to a close. It was a season of ups and downs and overall just plain disappointing. After the rocket hot start this year’s Blues team had, pretty much anything short of a Central Division Championship would have been disappointing. Then January and February happened, […]

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Game 80: Blackhawks 4, Blues 3

April 5, 2018

(Photo Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports) Another Disappointing Loss for the St. Louis Blues. Can they bounce back in Chicago? Blues Goals: Robert Bortuzzo (4) Brayden Schenn (27) Vladimir Tarasenko (33) Scoring Summary 1st Period St. Louis looked solid to begin the game. Early, Jaden Schwartz attempted a wrap-around. Everyone thought that the puck was […]

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