Vladimir Tarasenko

The Chirp Presents: Respecting The Note

August 8, 2018

As many Blues fans know by now, Respect The Note has become one of the biggest forums for Blues coverage on Twitter over the last handful of years or so.  Whether it be free agency rumors, trade rumors, or simply just opinions on the state of the team, RTN has always delivered top notch coverage.  […]

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Off Beat- Ryan Brennan and Rob Berger, SabreNoise.com

August 6, 2018

SabreNoise.com is the Buffalo branch of the Fansided network. I reached out to Ryan Brennan and Rob Berger in hopes to have a conversation about this off-season. They were kind enough to accept my proposal, and here we are! We plan to stay in touch throughout the season and continue to evaluate the big swap […]

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Where do they Go? Placing the New Acquisitions using the Perfect Line Formula

August 3, 2018

(AP Photo/Kyle Ericson) – Perron, (Photo courtesy of USA Today Sports Images) – O’Reilly, (Photo courtesy of USA Today Sports Images) – Bozak Here we go, it’s officially August and the new season is officially on. Most of us Blues fans were expecting the big blockbuster moves to be made this year at the draft, […]

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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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Making a case for a Top Line of Perron, O’Reilly, and Tarasenko

July 8, 2018

(Photo Credit: Billy Hurst / La Presse Canadienne) How many Blues fans do you know that insist, “You can’t break up Jaden Schwartz, Brayden Schenn, and Vladimir Tarasenko“? There are many that believe that line is just too good to mess with. I’m not one of those fans, but I am for keeping Schwartz and […]

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St. Louis Blues: Down The Middle

July 2, 2018

(Photo Credit: Jeffrey T. Barnes / Associated Press) The St. Louis Blues have made some changes, acquiring not one, but two for down the middle. I’m interested in having an idea of what a difference we can expect from St. Louis when looking at the center position. This will be a 5 on 5 comparison […]

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St. Louis Blues: The 3S Problem

June 30, 2018

(Photo Credit: Jack Dempsey / Associated Press) 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 […]

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Is Ryan O’Reilly the Next Paul Stastny?

June 29, 2018

Featured Image: Tom Brenner/Getty Images North America Since the day St. Louis Blues players have cleaned out their lockers, fans of the team have been demanding additions to the top six forward unit to boost the team’s lack of goal scoring.  Blues GM Doug Armstrong outlined how crucial of an offseason this one is for […]

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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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