Canada Golden Once More

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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 […] READ MORE


Team Canada Announces Roster for Sochi Olympics

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  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 […] READ MORE


Deal with it: Subban is one of the League's Best

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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 […] READ MORE


Goaltending and Depth Get Credit For Blues Fast Start

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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 […] READ MORE


Pietrangelo Remains Unsigned as Training Camp Looms

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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 […] READ MORE


The Eight Defencemen Who Should Represent Canada in Sochi

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If there is one position where the Canadian National hockey team is deepest almost every year and in almost every competition it is on the blueline. Other countries, namely Russia, may be known to have better talent up front than Canada from time to time. Other countries, several in fact, can claim better goaltending. But […] READ MORE


St. Louis Blues Sign Chris Stewart to 2 Year Deal

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The St. Louis Blues avoided arbitration with restricted free agent Chris Stewart, signing the forward to a two year $8.3 million deal on Friday.  The deal carries an annual cap hit of $4.15 million per season.  Stewart will be scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent at the end of the contract.  He earned $3 […] READ MORE


School's Out in the Blues-Kings rematch

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Last season, the St. Louis Blues were just another speed bump on the road to a Los Angeles Kings Stanley Cup. The young, gritty Blues had home ice advantage, and dropped both of their coveted home games in disastrous fashion to the Kings.  It was ugly, it was tragic, and it was a perfect lesson […] READ MORE


Top Shelf Prospects: St. Louis Blues

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Welcome to today’s edition of “Top Shelf Prospects” – a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. As I continue my alphabetical journey, I bring you a look at the St. Louis Blues. As always you can find a complete listing of my previous articles here. Since we had an extensive NHL Draft […] READ MORE


Crosby, Staals, Nash, or Young: Team Canada in 2014

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The Summer Olympics have ended and as hockey fans we are now over two years removed from Vancouver 2010 and the “Golden Goal”.  It is also less than two years away from what awaits in Russia in 2014. So while we are stuck in international limbo (with all due respect to the World Juniors and […] READ MORE