Toronto Maple Leafs Depth Key to 2019-20 Season

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With all the moves complicating Kyle Dubas’ roster, the Toronto Maple Leafs depth is going to need to perform at a very high level this upcoming season. The high AAVs on the contracts of Auston Matthews and John Tavares have forced the Leafs to become very nifty with the cap space they have left. Now, […] READ MORE


St. Louis Blues Defence Biggest Issue This Season

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Just because a team looks good on paper doesn’t mean they will look good on the ice. Just ask the St. Louis Blues. After the Blues went out and signed David Perron, Tyler Bozak, Pat Maroon and traded for Ryan O’Reilly, they are now 1-2-2 on the season. Even after the team brought in what […] READ MORE


St. Louis Blues place Carl Gunnarsson on Long Term IR

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The St. Louis Blues have placed defenceman Carl Gunnarsson on the long-term injured reserve list. The defender is still recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL suffered in March of last year, as well as off-season surgery on his hip. Gunnarsson is back on the ice, skating, but has not yet been cleared for contact. […] READ MORE


St. Louis Blues Re-Sign Jordan Schmaltz

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The St. Louis Blues announced on Wednesday that they have re-signed Jordan Schmaltz. Schmaltz was an RFA this off-season but didn’t have rights to arbitration. The two parties agreed to a two-year deal. The deal is worth $700,000 both years. It is a two-way contract this season, worth $150,000 if he plays in the AHL, […] READ MORE


TSP: Top St. Louis Blues Prospects

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Welcome to the 2018 Top Shelf Prospects series.  As we go through the Summer of 2018 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 […] READ MORE


The St. Louis Blues Need Changes to Become Contenders

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It has been a little over 24 hours since the St. Louis Blues season ended with a 5-2 loss to the Colorado Avalanche.  The heartbreak has not gone away, not even some of it. Through the injuries, losing streaks and bad calls, this was a painful season to watch. This Blues team was too tired […] READ MORE


St. Louis Blues Place Alex Pietrangelo on Injured Reserve

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In the worst possible stroke of luck, the St. Louis Blues have placed star defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on the injured reserve list. Pietrangelo missed a few minutes in the first period of Saturday’s game, after blocking a shot, but came back to finish the game. He actually ended up with two points in the game, both […] READ MORE


TSP: St. Louis Blues Prospects

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Welcome to the 2017 edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  During the summer, I will feature a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will follow the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no trades). You can find all the articles here. Since we had an extensive NHL […] READ MORE