Category Archives: St. Louis Blues
For the second consecutive year, the St. Louis Blues have made the biggest splash at the trade deadline. Last year, they brought in Jay Bouwmeester to shore up their defense corps. Considered the top prize in the trade market, he was acquired for the reasonable price of a first-round pick and a pair of middling prospects. JayBo helped the Blues finish strong down the stretch, and into the playoffs. But St. Louis exited in the first round to the Los Angeles Kings. (more…)
Many Sharks related things happened this week, including two suspensions, two significant injuries and some AHL shuffling. (more…)
So here we are. The 2013-14 NHL season is upon us and all things lockout and CBA are in the past. The shortened 2013 season may have tarnished our memories but it was still one heck of a ride. But now it is time to look forward to a new beginning, The 2013-14 Season.
In the dead of the offseason when you thought everything interesting was over… it’s not. In just a morning Detroit resigned Gustav Nyquist to a $950,000 contract for 2 years, putting them $637,879 over cap according to CapGeek.com, Washington signed Brandon Segal to one-year two-way contract with undisclosed financial details, St. Louis agreed to a two-way contract with forward Christian Hanson, Anaheim agreed to a 1-year contact with free agent Mark Fistric, and Carolina resigned Boychuk to a 1-year 2-way contract worth $550,000. (more…)
Coming out of the lockout off 04-05, the Blues adopted the strategy of developing from within. With John Davidson at the helm, they picked David Backes, T.J. Oshie, Patrik Berglund, and David Perron to one day form the core of the forward lines. (more…)