St. Louis Blues

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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Should They Stay or Should They Go: A Team Review, Part 1. The Forwards

April 14, 2018

 (Photo Credit: Geoff Burke-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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Is Gutless a Euphemism for ‘Not Good Enough’?

April 10, 2018

(Photo Credit: Getty Images) The Blues missed the playoffs by a point. There are literally dozens of things that are worth a point. The three biggest (imo) are forward depth, goaltending, and coaching. Forward Depth The forward corps never recovered from losing David Perron to Vegas and Robby Fabbri‘s injury.  This is confounding because there was […]

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Watch St. Louis Blues Prospect, Robert Thomas at Work

April 9, 2018

(Photo: Claus Andersen/Getty Images) A Reason For Excitement I recently put together some highlights of this exciting up and coming player. I wanted to provide a short read to go along with it. I’d like to cite one of our own writers here at Blues Rants, Brenden Keller. I really enjoyed his recent piece, Ranking […]

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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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Game 78 Preview: St. Louis @ Arizona

March 31, 2018

(Photo Credit: Associated Press/Jeff Roberson) Tonight, the Arizona Coyotes will host the Blues. St. Louis has won 16 of their last 17 at Gila River Arena. Arizona Coyotes Record: 27-40-11 (65 Points) Home: 15-20-4 Last 10 Games: 5-5 Goal Differential: -53 “Yotes” Leading Scorers Clayton Keller (23G, 39A, 62P) Derek Stepan (13G, 40A, 53P) Oliver […]

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What Happens in Vegas Does Not Always Stay in Vegas

March 31, 2018

Patrik Berglund (13) Brayden Schenn (26) Chris Thorburn (1) 1st Period Whoa if you have a seat buckle on the chair your sitting in, you may want to buckle up. The Blues came out on fire and really put the pressure on the Golden Knights. Just 2:54 into the first period, Alexander Steen passes the […]

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The Perfect Line: A Look at the Success of the Schenn, Tarasenko, Schwartz Line

March 29, 2018

Nov 7, 2017; Newark, NJ, USA; St. Louis Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz (17) celebrates with center Brayden Schenn (10) and right wing Vladimir Tarasenko (91) after scoring a goal during the third period against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports Over the course of the last week […]

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Making Tarasenko Great Again!

March 26, 2018

(Photo Credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) The Quick Breakdown of Tarasenko  Vladimir Tarasenko has been an incredible hockey player ever since coming into the NHL back in 2012-2013 season. The hype was excentric when St. Louis Fans heard he was coming to St. Louis to play professional hockey. The Russian Sniper has 174 Goals and 170 Assists, […]

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