Alex Pietrangelo Named St. Louis Blues Captain

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When longtime St. Louis Blues forward David Backes signed a five-year, $30 million deal with the Boston Bruins on July 1st, the team wasn’t just losing a player who could suit up on the wing or down the middle. They were losing a captain, a leader, a voice. While management is still searching internally for various […] READ MORE


Canada's World Cup Roster: No Subban?

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Canada has an overabundance of right-shooting defensemen available for the World Cup. Guess who draws the short straw? The World Cup of Hockey will be held in Toronto starting September 17, featuring eight teams, including Canada, U.S.A., Russia, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic, Team Europe and Team North America. Team Canada’s coaching staff will be led […] READ MORE


Alex Pietrangelo Placed on IR

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Alex Pietrangelo of the St. Louis Blues has been placed on IR for a knee injury and the assessment is stating that he could be out for a minimum of three weeks. The injury occurred in Monday night’s game against the Minnesota Wild, when Pietrangelo had a knee-to-knee collision with the Wild’s Charlie Coyle. #stlblues […] READ MORE


Call to the Hall: St. Louis Blues

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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 […] READ MORE


NHL’s 30 in 30: St. Louis Blues

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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 […] READ MORE


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

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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 […] READ MORE


The Top Three Candidates for the 2013-2014 Norris Trophy

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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. […] READ MORE