David Backes Signs With Boston Bruins

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After a decade with the team that drafted him, former St. Louis Blues captain David Backes will be taking his talents elsewhere, to the Boston Bruins. READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings Free Agency Preview

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I know. You’re still down about a certain 26-year old who happens to be one of the best pure goal scorers of this generation not making this July 1st a memorable one. You’re still shocked and/or flipping tables about the Oilers trading Taylor Hall for a defenseman that has outscored just five out of 122 […] READ MORE


Top 10 NHL UFA Forwards 2016

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With free agency opening on July 1st, here's a look at the top ten NHL UFA Forwards who will be hitting the market on Friday. READ MORE



Tarasenko Contract Makes Him “The Guy” For Blues

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Budding superstar Vladimir Tarasenko took a big step forward as being known as the face of the St. Louis Blues today to say the least. #stlblues Sign Tarasenko to 8 yr deal….breakdown as follows $8, $8, $7, $7, $9.5, $5.5, $9.5 $5 — Andy Strickland (@andystrickland) July 7, 2015 That investment says a lot especially […] READ MORE


Fantasy Hockey Awards

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In light of the NHL handing out their awards this week, I thought it was only right that the Fantasy Hockey Awards be handed out as well. READ MORE


Term of Hitchcock Deal Speaks Volumes

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No, the Blues did not get Mike Babcock, but you knew that already. However, the Blues were reportedly vying for his services with Ken Hitchcock still behind their bench. Today, the latter agreed to a single year extension with the team he has coached for the last four seasons. The 63-year old came into St. […] READ MORE


Series Recap: Blues Versus Wild

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As the regular season has come to an end, Last Word On Sports analyzes every playoff series. In the first installment, we take a look at the matchups in five categories: Offense, defense, goaltending, coaching and special teams. We also run down the players to look out for and give our final assessment on how […] 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