3 St. Louis Blues Breakout Candidates

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The St. Louis Blues are in win-now mode. Between their owner’s statements and the sentiment of the fans, the Blues appear poised to make a big impact in 2021-22. Opportunities have arisen across the roster. From Vladimir Tarasenko‘s seemingly inevitable trade to Jaden Schwartz heading to the Seattle Kraken, change is in the air in […] READ MORE


2021 St. Louis Blues Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] READ MORE


Bluenotes Podcast: Razing Arizona, a look at the 2020-21 Arizona Coyotes

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Last Word on Hockey presents The Bluenotes Podcast! The latest addition to the stable of LWOH Hockey Podcast Content. Every Monday and Thursday, Tom Franklin and The Man Called Wags discuss the latest happenings with the St. Louis Blues and around the world of hockey. Featuring Guy The Hawaii Blues Fan’s “Aloha Commentary” and the latest […] READ MORE


What the St. Louis Blues Should Do if Vladimir Tarasenko Misses Extended Time

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In 2010, the St. Louis Blues selected two wingers — Jaden Schwartz (14th overall) and Vladimir Tarasenko (16th) — that became cornerstone players. Tarasenko has been the offensive leader on the Blues ever since 2014. Both helped the team win its first-ever Stanley Cup in 2019. Now, Tarasenko’s career could be in jeopardy after some serious […] READ MORE


Vladimir Tarasenko Returns to the St. Louis Blues Lineup

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The St. Louis Blues announced that forward Vladimir Tarasenko will return to the lineup. Tarasenko hasn’t played in a game since October 24 against the Los Angeles Kings. He left the game in the first period after a shoulder injury that required surgery. The @StLouisBlues are getting a major boost to the lineup after activating Vladimir […] READ MORE


St. Louis Blues Winger Sammy Blais Day-to-Day with Injury

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The St. Louis Blues announced that winger Sammy Blais is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury. Few words were shared about what’s plaguing the winger, although the team did note that they’ll learn more about the situation on Thursday. Sammy Blais is day to day, Berube said they'll know more on him tomorrow. #stlblues — Lou […] READ MORE



2019 Top NHL Prospects: 60 – 41

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Welcome to the 2019 Top Shelf NHL Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2019 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top NHL prospects. We will be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can find […] READ MORE


TSP: St. Louis Blues Prospects

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Welcome to the 2019 Top Shelf Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2019 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. We will be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can find […] READ MORE


Alex Pietrangelo, Robby Fabbri Put on Long-Term IR for St. Louis Blues

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The St. Louis Blues have announced that defenceman Alex Pietrangelo and forward Robby Fabbri are both on long-term injured reserve. Pietrangelo is out with a hand injury while Fabri has a separated shoulder. Forwards Alex Steen is also listed day-to-day with a concussion. Pietrangelo injury is hand, Fabbri is separated shoulder and Steen is concussion. […] READ MORE