Canadiens: Gallagher Signing Seals the Deal on Successful Off-Season

On Wednesday, the Montreal Canadiens announced the signing of forward Brendan Gallagher to a six-year contract carrying a $6.5 million annual cap hit. On Tuesday, Gallagher’s agent was telling reporters that negotiations between his client and the Canadiens had broken off. This was just a few hours ahead of the announcement that Montreal general managerContinue reading “Canadiens: Gallagher Signing Seals the Deal on Successful Off-Season”

2019-2020 Season Preview: St. Louis Blues

The defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues are hoping for more of the same this season. To that end, they left well enough alone and ensured their existing roster was intact. Sammy Blais, Robby Fabbri, Oskar Sundqvist, and goalie Jordan Binnington all signed contracts, while Joel Edmundson was awarded his one-year deal through arbitration.Continue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: St. Louis Blues”

What Went Wrong: St. Louis Blues

The St. Louis Blues won the Stanley Cup to cap off the 2018-2019 season, so it’s a little hard to ask what went wrong. But to put things in perspective, the Blues were in last place overall in January before they turned everything around to make the playoffs and win the ultimate prize in sports.Continue reading “What Went Wrong: St. Louis Blues”

Playoff Preview: San Jose Sharks vs. St. Louis Blues

The San Jose Sharks have met the St. Louis Blues five times in the post-season, with the Sharks holding the edge with three wins. The last – and only – time San Jose made the Stanley Cup Final took place after they knocked off the Blues in the 2016 Western Conference Final and eventually lostContinue reading “Playoff Preview: San Jose Sharks vs. St. Louis Blues”

2017-2018 Season Preview: St. Louis Blues

The St. Louis Blues are one of those NHL teams that seems to be always in the mix. They’ve been consistently good in the regular season and they’ve transitioned into a contending franchise without making a lot of fuss about it. Now, the club is in the throes of a long-term plan to develop fromContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: St. Louis Blues”