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St. Louis Blues: Blues Clinch Playoffs and Give Bouwmeester First Playoff Game

April 23rd, 2013
Finally, Jay Bouwmeester can breathe easy. For the first time in his NHL career, Bouwmeester will be heading to the Stanley Cup playoffs.Tuesday night, the Blues defeated the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 at Scottrade Center. The win was the team's third straight at home, and the Blues got retribution for an ...

St. Louis Blues: Blues’ Hot Streak Resembling Run of 2012 Kings

April 12th, 2013
The St. Louis Blues have been on an absolute tear these last couple of weeks. Just 11 days ago, the Blues were sitting in ninth place in the Western Conference and were on the outside of the playoff picture looking in. Now they're sitting in sixth place, two points out ...

St. Louis Blues: Why the Team Should Trade for Iginla at the Deadline

March 19th, 2013
The St. Louis Blues have put together a three-game winning streak and look to continue it Tuesday night against the Vancouver Canucks. But with just 20 games left and the Blues sitting in fifth in the Western Conference, the team needs to start focusing on the playoffs and the roster ...

St. Louis Blues: Will Chris Stewart Ever Repeat His 2010-2011 Numbers?

December 29th, 2012
Hockey received a shot in the arm Friday, as the NHL sent the NHLPA a new CBA proposal to get a season started. The NHLPA is expected to counter Saturday, but hockey fans are once again optimistic that hockey will be seen in 2013. With fans turning to a future season, ...

10 Most Frustrated Fanbases Because of NHL Lockout

December 17th, 2012
The NHL lockout is now in its fourth month, and it doesn't look like it will end anytime soon. The NHL and NHLPA are heading to court, which resulted from the NHLPA voting to decide whether to de-certify or not, and the NHL is willing to void all contracts to ...

NHL Lockout: Why the Union Decertifying Will Ensure No 2012-2013 Season

December 15th, 2012
We are at a tipping point. The NHL and NHLPA had talks in the middle of last week to see where both sides stood after the epic collapse of talks the week before. Two weeks ago, fans thought that a season was more than likely to occur. Now two weeks later, ...

NHL: Player Safety Should Be Next Issue Addressed After Lockout

December 7th, 2012
Fans' hopes have been raised, as both the NHL and NHLPA appear to be working hard to get a deal done to have a season. With a lockout not imminent but very possible, fans and NHL officials alike should start to look ahead at issues that need to be addressed ...

St. Louis Blues: Why Alex Pietrangelo Is the Future of the Blues’ Blueline

October 19th, 2012
With the roller coaster ride that is the NHL bargaining negotiations, fans have been dreaming about the NHL bringing back its entire 2012-2013 season. Fans are anxiously waiting for the announcement that their favorite players will be hitting the ice once again.Blues fans are especially eager to see the team ...

St. Louis Blues: Why Vladimir Tarasenko May Stay in the KHL After Lockout Ends

October 5th, 2012
The lockout is approaching three weeks now, and we are just under a week away from what was going to be the start of the regular season. The two sides have yet to make any real movement in getting a deal done, and for fans, it looks like the lockout ...

St. Louis Blues: Why Elliott and Halak Are the Best Goalie Tandem in the NHL

September 28th, 2012
With preseason games completely cancelled and the NHL lockout in full swing, hockey fans are distraught. The threat of a season-long lockout is a very real fear. But, I would like to look on the positive. One positive is that when the NHL does resume, the St. Louis Blues will welcome ...