Unlikely St Louis Blues Playoff Heroes

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Post-season heroes come in all forms from the star player to the unknown fourth-liner. We all know the exploits of the great playoff performers. However, we hardly hear about the unlikely playoff heroes. These unlikely post-season stars can contribute in many ways. Contributions could be for an entire playoff run, a series, a game, or […] READ MORE


Excitement to Come in a St. Louis Blues Division Realignment

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NHL fans are still hopeful mid-January start date despite no plans being set in stone yet. The season will look different than in normal years with a shortened schedule and only division games. With that in mind, a couple of different potential division re-alignment plans have been discussed and reported. For the St. Louis Blues, […] READ MORE


2020-21 St. Louis Blues New Additions Impact

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Now that we have discussed the St. Louis Blues’ signing Torey Krug, let’s talk about the other new additions to the 2020-21 St. Louis Blues. As of right now, it only looks like one of them is going to make the team right off the bat. The rest will likely start the season in the AHL […] READ MORE


Report: Tampa Bay Lightning Re-Sign Pat Maroon

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The Tampa Bay Lightning re-signed unrestricted free agent forward Pat Maroon to a two-year contract worth $1.8 million, which carries an AAV of $900,000 per season. This contract carries him through the 2021-22 season, Frank Seravalli reports. Hearing Pat Maroon (2 x $900k) and Luke Schenn (1 x $800k) have both agreed to terms to […] READ MORE




Tampa Bay Lightning Offseason Primer

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As the NHL moves ahead with its Return to Play plan, Last Word on Hockey is taking a look towards the offseason. 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 this operates has seen sweeping […] READ MORE



Rivalry Between the St. Louis Blues and the Colorado Avalanche

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There have been some criticisms of the 24-team playoff format the NHL has approved  for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Instead of the traditional 16-team playoff format, there will be 24 teams earning a chance to compete for the Stanley Cup. The top four teams in each conference will play a round-robin tournament to determine […] READ MORE