Breaking News

Joel Edmundson

It’s Time to Trade Alex Pietrangelo

January 13, 2019

Alright, first off I don’t particularly like to say that. To be honest, I don’t particularly like to trade anybody. I would love it if the Blues were able to draft and sign all their great players, keep them for 15 years or so, and then have them retire from the note, preferably with a […]

SHARE THIS ARTICLE:
Read More

Blues Fall Victim to Pittsburgh Power Play, Lose 6-1

December 30, 2018

Pittsburgh was perfect on the power play and St. Louis couldn’t solve goaltender Matt Murray in a lopsided loss at Enterprise Center. Team Records Penguins: (19-12-6) Blues: (15-16-4) Starting Lineup The only change to the lineup for St. Louis was the return of their captain, Alex Pietrangelo. He missed the previous 11 games with a […]

SHARE THIS ARTICLE:
Read More

The Blues Suck… And I Don’t Know Why

December 4, 2018

Goaltending has been inconsistent, the defense has been porous, they are leaving opposing players wide open to score, and then they have been utterly failing to score. That doesn’t even take into account the usual poor officiating and our usual December injury spree hitting the team. That being said, “The Blues Suck…and I know why […]

SHARE THIS ARTICLE:
Read More

Blues fall 3-2 to Ducks after having 2-1 lead.

October 14, 2018

First Period. After both teams took at least 50 shots on goal last night, you definitely expected a defensive game. This is exactly what we saw as both teams came out really trying to trap players in the defensive zone. Both the Blues and the Ducks fought hard to keep each team from getting any […]

SHARE THIS ARTICLE:
Read More

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 […]

SHARE THIS ARTICLE:
Read More

Jay Bouwmeester: Passing the Torch

September 10, 2018

In his six seasons with the Blues (356 regular season games), Jay Bouwmeester has averaged an impressive 0.26 PIM per game. He’s actually sported the note for a total of 8,115 (regular season) minutes. Bouw, however, has managed to spend just 212 minutes in the box while averaging just over 22 minutes on ice per […]

SHARE THIS ARTICLE:
Read More

Physical Staples and Puzzle Pieces: Thinking Outside the Box

August 23, 2018

3 Things. Fit, click, and stay out of the box! In this article, I’ll be discussing some St. Louis Blues players that do just that. I want to focus on physical players that probably take fewer penalties than you would expect. All of the statistics I bullet here are based on each player’s last three […]

SHARE THIS ARTICLE:
Read More

“That’s Just Hockey For Ya!” A closer look at Joel Edmundson’s game

August 21, 2018

Profile If you search “Joel Edmundson” on Youtube, the results you get back are mostly highlights of his fights. At 6’4″ and 215 lbs. he is certainly one of the more imposing figures on the ice. But “Eddy’s” game is so much more than that. After being drafted 46th overall in the 2nd round of […]

SHARE THIS ARTICLE:
Read More

The St. Louis Blues Defense

July 31, 2018

There has been so much written about the Blues forwards, but little has been said about the defense. With all the changes in personnel up front, it’s understandable why everyone is so excited. But what about the blue line? Let’s take a look at the roster and see what it might look like when the […]

SHARE THIS ARTICLE:
Read More

St. Louis Blues: The 3S Problem

June 30, 2018

In one of my first articles for Bluesrants.com, I presented the Blues’s “4H Problem”: head, heart, hustle, and hangry. All four of those items were key areas where the Blues could improve on, and were completely within their control to fix. However, they were not the only areas of concern that plagued our beloved team. […]

SHARE THIS ARTICLE:
Read More