Jay Bouwmeester

Should They Stay or Should They Go: A Team Review, Part 2. The Defense and Goalies

April 24, 2018

(Photo Credit: Brad Rempel-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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Chemical Engineering in My Hockey Stats? It’s More Likely than You think!

April 15, 2018

(Photo Credit: Getty Images) This will get to hockey, I promise. Remember high school chemistry?  The Ideal Gas Law PV = nRT (piv-nert)?  In the 1800s Boyle, Charles and Avogadro observed gases under laboratory conditions and figured out that pressure (P), volume (V), temperature (T) and the amount of molecules in the system (n) all […]

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Late First Round Draft Picks and Managing Your Draft Expectations

March 13, 2018

(PhotoCredit: Jeff Curry-USAToday) I attended the 1996 draft held in St. Louis and watched Marty Reasoner‘s selection. He spent parts of three seasons with the Blues before he was traded to Edmonton for Doug Weight. Marty never scored more than 14 goals and 34 points in a season. He didn’t score 100 career goals, 300 […]

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St. Louis Blues Lack Offense Against San Jose Sharks

March 9, 2018

(Photo Credit: John Hefti-USAToday) Gameday was interesting, to say the least. Moments before the game, Blues fans found out that Carter Hutton had sustained a neck injury and that he wouldn’t be playing. It’s been said that he was seen stretching after the morning skate and that he may have looked uncomfortable. No one expected […]

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Appreciating Kyle Brodziak and Scottie Upshall

February 28, 2018

CONSISTENCY COMING FROM THE 4TH LINE 33-year-old Kyle Brodziak has scored 9 goals and has registered 11 assists in 62 games this season. He holds a +11 rating which is good for 5th on the Blues’ roster. Now in his 13th season; The savvy veteran has competed in 828 career NHL games. Actually, only Jay Bouwmeester […]

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