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”

2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Vancouver Canucks vs. St. Louis Blues

The Vancouver Canucks did not draw an easy post-season assignment, as they’ll clash with the defending Stanley Cup Champions. The St. Louis Blues didn’t win a game in the round robin, which sank them all the way to the fourth seed in the Western Conference. The team entered the round robin with the best pointsContinue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Vancouver Canucks vs. St. Louis Blues”

Blues: Tarasenko Out at Least Five Months Following Shoulder Surgery

St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko will have shoulder surgery Tuesday and is expected to miss at least five months of action, at which point he’ll be re-evaluated. The team made the announcement Monday, placing the 27-year-old on the long-term injured reserve list. Tarasenko was injured in the first period of an October 24th gameContinue reading “Blues: Tarasenko Out at Least Five Months Following Shoulder Surgery”

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”