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



What's Next for the St. Louis Blues?

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This was supposed to be their year, the year in which the St. Louis Blues finally hoisted the Stanley Cup for the first time. The Blues were cup contenders, and the Hockey News even selected them to win it all at the beginning of the season. The key word in that last sentence though is […] READ MORE


Inside the Note: In Praise of the Blues Top Line

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When you think of the best offensive teams in the Western Conference, one could easily look at the high-flying Chicago Blackhawks or the commanding Anaheim Ducks. However, one of the most productive units this season comes from an unlikely source in the league: the St. Louis Blues, and their top line. The tandem consisting of […] READ MORE


Inside the Note: Blues Eye President's Trophy

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A hockey player’s goal is to win the Stanley Cup, it’s that simple. A trophy so idolized in its nature, it is widely regarded as the most difficult title to capture in major professional sports. On the first day of training camp, coaches make it clear to their players that their one goal throughout the […] READ MORE


Why Hybrid Icing Doesn't Solve Anything

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Just a day before the 2013-2014 regular season started, the National Hockey League announced that a new rule would be implemented: hybrid icing. Don’t get me wrong, I am all for the idea of making the game safer, but this is NOT a good idea for the future of hockey. Let me tell you why. Hybrid […] 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


What Brenden Morrow Brings to St. Louis

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34-year-old left winger Brenden Morrow knows his time in the National Hockey League is running out, but his goal remains the same since being drafted 25th overall by the Dallas Stars in 1997: hoisting the elusive Stanley Cup. After entering the league in 1999, Morrow spent thirteen consecutive seasons in the Lone Star State. His […] READ MORE


Blues Ready to Take Next Step in 2013-2014

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Welcome back to Puck Drop: NHL Preview 2013-14, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season.  Check back often as new teams are added to our Puck Drop page.  Today we take a look at the 2013-14 St. Louis Blues.   Last […] READ MORE