Robert Bortuzzo

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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Blackhawk Down…The Sequel

April 6, 2018

(Photo Credit: Bill Boyce / Associated Press) The First Period In a game that does not really decide our fate for the playoffs, it was mostly like watching a tennis match. The Blackhawks and the Blues went back and forth for almost the entire first period. Both teams had some solid chances. The Blackhawks almost […]

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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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The Red Hot Bruins Get Cooled Off On Blue Ice

March 22, 2018

(PhotoCredit: Getty Images) A Rough First Period The Blues came out with what looked to be a good start but ended up taking a bad penalty. The penalty came at 9:40 into the first period by Robert Bortuzzo for cross-checking against Sean Kuraly. Shortly after, Alex Pietrangelo was behind the Blues net and went to […]

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The Blues Defeated Anaheim 4-2

March 13, 2018

(PhotoCredit: AssociatedPress-ChristineCotter) St. Louis was looking to pick up from right where they left off in Los Angeles, and they did just that against The Ducks. Saturday against LA; The entire St. Louis Blues roster played great across the board. Head Coach, Mike Yeo went with the same lineup for Monday night in Orange County. […]

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Blues Brought Their A-Game To LA

March 11, 2018

(Photo Credit: Jeff Curry-USAToday) The St. Louis Blues played a fantastic road game against the Los Angeles Kings. First thing’s first. The dynamic line of Brayden Schenn, Jaden Schwartz, and Vladimir Tarasenko is back together. I’ve been waiting for this since Jaden Schwartz returned from injury. Blues fans everywhere are stoked. Especially, after yesterday’s performance. […]

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An Offensive Outburst For the Blues

February 10, 2018

AFTER STRUGGLING TO PROVIDE OFFENSIVELY FOR A STRETCH; ST. LOUIS HAS SCORED 11 GOALS IN THEIR LAST 2 GAMES This has been quite a turn-around for the Blues who have been considering their options on the market lately. Surely, this explosion of offense will slow that trade talk down. The team really seems to be […]

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