Vladimir Sobotka

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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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 Luck of The Irish looked Pretty Blue on Saturday Night

March 18, 2018

(PhotoCredit:Vishwanat/Getty Images) The St. Louis Blues battle through the game against the New York Rangers to pick up a win in Overtime. The Blues came out on fire last night and what really kicked it all off was that Chris Thorburn dropped the mitts with Cody McLeod in the first three minutes of the game. This […]

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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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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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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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Will Derick Brassard Be A Blue?

February 18, 2018

ST. LOUIS IS LOOKING FOR HELP With the way things have been going for the Blues right now, it’s become obvious that a move must be made before the deadline. Rumor has it, the Ottawa Senators and the St. Louis Blues are in deep trade discussion regarding two possible candidates. One of the possible returns […]

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