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Call to the Hall: St. Louis Blues

Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series, Call to the Hall, where we take a look at the next great player from each NHL franchise to get called to the Hockey Hall of Fame. There are a few caveats, the player must be active, and must have played 300 games (or 150 for goaltenders) with the franchise. Check out the previous…

ST PAUL, MN - APRIL 26: (L-R) Ryan Reaves #75, Brian Elliott #1, Jori Lehtera #12, Carl Gunnarsson #4 and Jake Allen #34 of the St. Louis Blues look on after a loss to the Minnesota Wild of Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 26, 2015 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Wild defeated the Blues 4-1 and took the series 4-2. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

NHL’s 30 in 30: St. Louis Blues

For the month of June, Last Word On Sports will be covering each team in our 30 in 30 series. Once a day, we take a look at an NHL team’s past season, what their off-season looks like, and what they could hope to achieve before the start of their 2015-16 season. Everybody wants to get better and improve upon…

St Louis Blues v Calgary Flames

It’s Time For the St. Louis Blues to Take the Next Step

The St. Louis Blues have been one of the best regular season teams in the past few years. Coached by Ken Hitchcock, the Blues are a defensively strong team but in the playoffs a lack of scoring at key times has been a weakness. They have suffered early exits at the hands of recent Stanley Cup champions in the Chicago…

Norris Trophy

The Top Three Candidates for the 2013-2014 Norris Trophy

The James Norris Memorial Trophy is awarded every year to the NHL’s top defenseman. The requirement an individual needs to meet to receive this accolade is simple: “a player who demonstrates throughout the regular season the greatest all-round ability in the position.” First given out in 1954, 25 different players have held this esteemed honor. Bobby Orr, who revolutionized the…


Canada Golden Once More

Canada’s Men’s Hockey Team is Golden once again, successfully defending the 2010 Championship with a 3-0 win over Sweden in today’s gold medal game.  The Canadian team put on a defensive clinic with the strong goaltending of Carey Price, the exceptional play of Drew Doughty, Shea Weber, Duncan Keith, Alex Pietrangelo, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, and Jay Bouwmeester on defence, and the…


Team Canada Announces Roster for Sochi Olympics

  Today Steve Yzerman and Hockey Canada announced their 25 man roster for the Sochi Olympics. Forwards: Patrice Bergeron (BOS), Jeff Carter (LAK), Sidney Crosby (PIT), Matt Duchene (COL), Jamie Benn (DAL), John Tavares (NYI), Ryan Getzlaf (ANA), Chris Kunitz (PIT), Patrick Sharp (CHI), Jonathan Toews (CHI), Patrick Marleau (SJ), Rick Nash (NYR), Corey Perry (ANA), Steven Stamkos (TB) Defense:…


Deal with it: Subban is one of the League’s Best

For PK Subban, last season represented his compelling debut into NHL superstardom. After a contract dispute forced him to miss the first six games of the season he returned to play the best hockey of his career. His work earned him a Norris Trophy, but the hardware was hardly the most impressive aspect of Subban’s 2013 season. It was his…

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