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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…


Goaltending and Depth Get Credit For Blues Fast Start

The 2013-2014 St. Louis Blues have something in common with their 1969-1970 and 1993-1994 campaigns: a perfect 3-0-0 start to the season. After defeating the despised Chicago Blackhawks, team morale in the Blues locker room is at an all-time high. However, the Blues aren’t popping champagne after knocking off the defending Stanley Cup Champions. Coach Ken Hitchcock acknowledges the fact…

Alex Pietrangelo

Pietrangelo Remains Unsigned as Training Camp Looms

The St. Louis Blues have added some key offensive pieces in Derek Roy and Magnus Paajarvi this offseason but have not yet locked up their number one defenseman. That man is Alex Pietrangelo.  Blues fans have been hoping for a new deal extending the 23-year-old after his three year entry draft contract expired but that time has not come. General…

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