Blues: Alexander Steen Retires

St. Louis Blues forward Alexander Steen has announced his retirement from the NHL. The team made the announcement Thursday, with the 36-year-old announcing his retirement due to a back injury sustained during the 2019-2020 NHL season. The team noted “multiple levels of degenerative herniated discs of his lumbar spine.” Steen spent the last dozen seasonsContinue reading “Blues: Alexander Steen Retires”

Blues: Jay Bouwmeester is “Doing Very Well”

There is good news, as St. Louis Blues defenceman Jay Bouwmeester is “doing very well” following a terrifying cardiac episode Tuesday night. The blueliner remains hospitalized in Anaheim and underwent tests Wednesday after collapsing on the bench during his team’s game against the Ducks Tuesday. Following the collapse, a defibrillator was used and Bouwmeester regainedContinue reading “Blues: Jay Bouwmeester is “Doing Very Well””

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”

Blues: St. Louis Wins Stanley Cup

The St. Louis Blues have won the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history, defeating the Boston Bruins by a final score of 4-1 in Game Seven Wednesday. The Blues continued to further their reputation as the comeback kids, following an ugly 5-1 loss in Game Six with victory when it mattered, andContinue reading “Blues: St. Louis Wins Stanley Cup”