Calgary Flames Acquire Goaltender Brian Elliott

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Much of the trade talk chatter at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft has surrounded the Calgary Flames and their search for a quality starting goaltender after posting the worst team goals against in the league during the 2015-16 season. Flames General Manager Brad Treliving didn’t disappoint, picking up veteran St. Louis Blues netminder Brian Elliott in […] 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


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



Martin Brodeur to Practice with St. Louis Blues

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42-year-old goaltender Martin Brodeur is not ready to hang up the skates on his storied career just yet as he has agreed to join the St. Louis Blues on a tryout basis starting Friday. Brian Elliott, the Blues starting netminder, was injured in the second period of last night’s game against the Ottawa Senators and […] READ MORE


Blues Sign Brian Elliott to extension, Ryan Miller out

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The St. Louis Blues have signed goaltender Brian Elliott to a three-year $7.5 million contract extension ($2.5 million AAV).  Elliott was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. When the Blues made their big trade deadline deal to pick up goaltender Ryan Miller from the Buffalo Sabres, many analysts picked the team to […] READ MORE