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Perron Hat Trick Leads Blues to 5-3 Win

October 11, 2018

Joel Edmundson made his season debut after recovering from a groin injury. Vince Dunn was the healthy scratch as Jakub Jerabek was slotted in for his Blues debut. Jay Bouwmeester began the game paired with Colton Parayko. Robert Bortuzzo and Jakub Jerabek manned the 3rd unit and Joel Edmundson was with Alex Pietrangelo in the […]

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Power Play Problems

October 3, 2018

A new season is upon us, and with camp starting this week, I thought it was a good time to address one of the Blues’ biggest problems from last season, the Power Play. The Blues power play last year was atrocious, to say the least. The Blues were 30th in PP% last year at a […]

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Make or Break- Robby Fabbri

August 7, 2018

(Photo Credit: Kathy Kmonicek/Associated Press) This year is a big year for the Blues. GM Doug Armstrong and Chairman Tom Stillman have infused excitement and talent into a lineup that was one point away from the playoffs last year. Ryan O’Reilly, David Perron, Tyler Bozak, and Patrick Maroon have been added to the roster, and […]

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Off Beat- Ryan Brennan and Rob Berger, SabreNoise.com

August 6, 2018

SabreNoise.com is the Buffalo branch of the Fansided network. I reached out to Ryan Brennan and Rob Berger in hopes to have a conversation about this off-season. They were kind enough to accept my proposal, and here we are! We plan to stay in touch throughout the season and continue to evaluate the big swap […]

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

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 Placing the New Acquisitions using the Perfect Line Formula Here we go, it’s officially August and the new season is officially on. Most of us Blues fans were expecting the big blockbuster […]

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Two Guys No Cup: An Excellent Blues Hockey Podcast

July 25, 2018

49 Episodes into their St. Louis Blues based Podcast, Two Guys No Cup is worth listening to. One of the things we take pride in here at Blues Rants is promoting those within the local hockey community. These guys have been at it for roughly one year. I want to make sure that our readers […]

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Blues 2017-18 Season Recap

July 24, 2018

As we anxiously await a new season of St. Louis Blues hockey, we thought it would be fun to recap last season. Let’s take one last look back at some of the things that happened during the 2017-18 season. Blues Get No Respect – The pundits weren’t talking about the Blues being contenders before the […]

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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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The Heartland and the Bread Basket

July 1, 2018

  The Heartland and the Bread Basket: The Same Rhythm, Beat and Heart of St. Louis and Saskatchewan (In honor of both Canada Day on July 1st, and the US’s Independence Day on July 4th, I thought I would honor both countries with a piece about two places that some Blues call home. May freedom […]

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