St. Louis Blues Must Win Game Four of the Western Conference Final

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The St Louis Blues have not scored a goal in seven periods of playoff hockey and for the first time in their history have been shut out in consecutive postseason games. The Blues lost their second straight game in the series against the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night and now find themselves in a […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2015-2016 St. Louis Blues

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2015-16, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


Jason Zucker And The Most Efficient Scoring Bargains

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In today’s NHL, with the Salary Cap in place, teams are looking to find every bargain they can find. Whether it be turning over every rock during free agency, or getting big production from a young player on an entry-level contract, getting more from less is almost a necessity to compete when it matters most. […] 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



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


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


Series Preview: Wild Versus Blues

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The St. Louis Blues have a lot to be happy about after finishing this year’s regular season with a record of 51-24-7. They were able to capture the highly-contested Central Division crown with 109 points, clinching their fourth straight playoff appearance in the process. In those last four years, the Blues have won only one […] 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


Watch Out For Vladimir Tarasenko

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As a prospect, Tarasenko was regarded as one of the most talented youngsters in the world and his NHL arrival was highly anticipated. When he debuted as a member of the St. Louis Blues during the 2012-13 season, Tarasenko got off to a hot start before getting injured and he had trouble replicating his hot […] READ MORE