St. Louis Blues

Center Stage Support – O’Reilly and Stastny

August 16, 2018

Photo Credit:  Paul Stastny – Billy Hurst / Ryan O’Reilly – Kevin Hoffman (USA Today Sports) Additions and subtractions define the mentality and character of any professional sports team. Depth is a must. You have to work together. You have to play with pride for the team that you’re on. Sometimes, those additions and subtractions […]

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Off Beat- Robert Tiffin DefendingBigD.com

August 6, 2018

This week I get to sit down with Robert Tiffin, an editor and contributor for DefendingBigD.com (DBD), a blog for the Dallas Stars. We discuss the Stars’ offseason, the Blues offseason, and Tiffin tries to troll half of the central division… enjoy! Let’s start with a simple little bio about yourself, and how you started […]

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Parayko: Please Don’t Trade Him

August 4, 2018

(Photo Credit: Mark Humphrey / Associated Press) The Blues will not, should not, cannot trade Colton Parayko. The offseason can be a strange time in the NHL. Moves happen in a flurry and then there are spells of little to no news. We are in a lull. Crazy things are said in lulls. The Toronto […]

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Off Beat- Isaac Greenwood, MileHighHockey.com

July 31, 2018

Hey Ranters, welcome to Off Beat! As part of this series, I’ll be talking with and interviewing other bloggers around the NHL. It’s always exciting to hear what others are thinking about our Blues. After all, who, more than us, keeps better tabs on the Blues’ moves than our divisional rivals? I got the chance […]

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St. Louis Blues: The Time is Now

July 26, 2018

(Photo Credit: Bill Boyce / Associated Press) After another season of missing the mark, what were fans to expect from the organization?  Well, Doug “I get it done” Armstrong was given the green light from the ownership group to improve and put into place a championship caliber roster.  Mr. Armstrong and the Blues’ ownership did […]

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Let’s Face It, Jake Allen Wasn’t To Blame for 2017

July 25, 2018

(Photo Credit: USA Today) The blame game is something St. Louis Blues fans have become quite experienced with, and the worst “fans” have made it into their own sport. The hate season starts around May and begins to heat up until it boils over around August, then it simmers into a slow hate throughout the […]

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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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Chaser: Never Lose That Fire

July 9, 2018

I came back to my love of hockey in 2016, after my interest in it waned around the hockey lockout in 2004-2005. When I went to college in 2006, I had no Fox Sports in my dorm room, so watching the majority of the games was out of the question. However, when the Blues captured […]

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High Hopes for Hofer

July 5, 2018

(Photo Credit: David Zammit / SC Broncos) Standing two feet taller than the crossbar, goalie Joel Hofer was chosen at #107 overall at the 2018 NHL Draft by the St. Louis Blues. He is only 17 years old, and possibly has room to grow a little taller, but that’s good. He’ll have plenty of time […]

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