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Blues sign defenseman Benoit to one-year contract

Blues sign defenseman Benoit to one-year contract

NHL.com Updated 9 hours ago
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has signed defenseman Andre Benoit to a one-year, two-way contract. Benoit, 31, dressed in 59 regular season games with the B...
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  • Sad little T.J. Oshie fan gets surprise call, asks about his sw…

    Sad little T.J. Oshie fan gets surprise call, asks about his swimming pool (Video)

    yahoo.com Jul 5 (yesterday)
    St. Louis Blues fan Libby Lu captured the nation's attention after having an epic meltdown over T.J. Oshie being traded to Washington. We felt her pain. (Admit it, you've been there. I melted down as a 16-year-old when Teemu Selanne was traded from Anah…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Shattenkirk, Lecavalier and Bozak trade talk con…

    Rumor Roundup: Shattenkirk, Lecavalier and Bozak trade talk continues

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Jul 4 (2 days ago)
    The Kevin Shattenkirk trade speculation that surfaced during the recent NHL draft gained momentum during the opening day of free agency. Jeremy P. Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the defenseman’s agent denied claims his client was bein…
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  • Blues agree to terms with goalie Jake Allen

    Blues agree to terms with goalie Jake Allen

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Jul 3 (3 days ago)
    ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues on Friday agreed to terms with restricted free agent goaltender Jake Allen on a two-year contract worth $4.7 million, and he is expected to continue to compete with veteran Brian Elliott for the No. 1 job. "It's...
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  • Brodziak goes to the Blues, Flyers net LaBarbera as backup

    Brodziak goes to the Blues, Flyers net LaBarbera as backup

    thehockeynews.com Jul 3 (3 days ago)
    It seems like it’s been a while since a major signing has happened, but the St. Louis Blues and Philadelphia Flyers have done admirably to fill holes in their lineup with some depth signings. The Blues announced early Friday morning that they have signe…
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  • T.J. Oshie trade gives 5-year-old girl a meltdown (Video)

    T.J. Oshie trade gives 5-year-old girl a meltdown (Video)

    yahoo.com Jul 2 (4 days ago)
    T.J. Oshie was traded by the St. Louis Blues on Thursday to the Washington Capitals. Whenever a fan favorite is sent packed, emotions will run high, and Oshie was certainly a favorite of Blues fans. Especially young ones, because he had really big eyes …
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  • Edmonton big winner, insanity big loser in Free Agent Frenzy

    Edmonton big winner, insanity big loser in Free Agent Frenzy

    thehockeynews.com Jul 1 (5 days ago)
    The same day Connor McDavid wore his Edmonton Oiler colors for the first time ever on the ice, his bosses were upstairs going about the process of giving him some legitimate NHL players to surround him. It’s difficult, nay impossible, to declare the win…
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  • St. Louis Blues sign Jori Lehtera to three-year, $14.1-million …

    St. Louis Blues sign Jori Lehtera to three-year, $14.1-million extension

    thehockeynews.com Jul 1 (5 days ago)
    Not every KHL import works out – see Cervenka, Roman – but Jori Lehtera was a resounding success in his first season with the St. Louis Blues. He was a third-round pick with the team in 2008 and toiled in Europe for several seasons, primarily in the KHL…
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  • Barret Jackman joins the Predators on 2-year deal

    Barret Jackman joins the Predators on 2-year deal

    yahoo.com Jul 1 (5 days ago)
    The Nashville Predators signed former St. Louis Blues defenseman Barret Jackman on Wednesday to a two-year deal with $2 million annually. Jackman had narrowed his choices down to the Chicago Blackhawks and Nashville, but opted for the Preds. He was comi…
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  • Blues forward Tarasenko will become RFA: report

    Blues forward Tarasenko will become RFA: report

    NHL.com Jun 30 (6 days ago)
    Forward Vladimir Tarasenko likely will not re-sign with the St. Louis Blues before he becomes a restricted free agent Wednesday, general manager Doug Armstrong told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Tuesday. "We're having conversations, but I thin...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Blues’ Shattenkirk among surprising names in rum…

    Rumor Roundup: Blues’ Shattenkirk among surprising names in rumor mill

    Among the interesting rumors to emerge prior to the start of the 2015 NHL Draft weekend was the suggestion St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk could be available. The Edmonton Journal’s Jim Matheson noted the high payroll being taken up by Blue…
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  • Blues' Sobotka staying in KHL for 2015-16 season

    Blues' Sobotka staying in KHL for 2015-16 season

    NHL.com Jun 29
    ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues announced Monday that forward Vladimir Sobotka will not return to the Blues for the 2015-16 season. Sobotka, who joined Avangard Omsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) last season, will remain in the KHL. ...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Lucic trade talk heating up

    Rumor Roundup: Lucic trade talk heating up

    Considering the increased trade speculation entering the 2015 draft, it’s only fitting Boston Bruins left winger Milan Lucic and defenseman Dougie Hamilton should resurface in the rumor mill. The Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch claims the Bruins are listeni…
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  • 2015 Draft Preview – St. Louis Blues playing with house money

    2015 Draft Preview – St. Louis Blues playing with house money

    The St. Louis Blues have everything. They’re as deep as any team in the sport at every position, and a few of their best drafted youngsters haven’t even reached the NHL yet. St. Louis’ needs are more about veteran experience than anything they have to n…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Hawks still trying to peddle Sharp and Bickell

    Rumor Roundup: Hawks still trying to peddle Sharp and Bickell

    The increase in the NHL salary cap ceiling from $69 million to $71.4 million does little to help the Chicago Blackhawks escape from salary cap hell for 2015-16. They have over $64 million invested in cap payroll, leaving only $7.3 million to invest in n…
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  • McDavid could make NHL debut when Oilers open on the road in St…

    McDavid could make NHL debut when Oilers open on the road in St. Louis

    NHL.com Jun 24
    Connor McDavid could make his NHL debut Oct. 8 in St. Louis as the Edmonton Oilers open next season at the Blues. Assuming the prospective first pick is healthy, McDavid will play his first game at Rexall Place Oct. 15 against St. Louis. T...
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  • Canada’s world junior camp roster shows a wide-open competition

    Canada’s world junior camp roster shows a wide-open competition

    Heading into the 2015 world juniors in Toronto, there were many Canadian players we could basically check off as guarantees long before the roster was decided. Connor McDavid, Max Domi, Anthony Duclair, Sam Reinhart, Zach Fucale, Darnell Nurse, Josh Mor…
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  • Video - Jets Win In Shootout 01:01

    Jets Win In Shootout

    Mar 19
    Andrew Ladd's shootout goal lifted the Jets past the Blues 2-1.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 16:06

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside kick around the rule changes proposed by the general managers, look at the turmoil in San Jose and make their picks at the tight race for the Presidents' Trophy.
  • Video - Blues Blank Stars 00:43

    Blues Blank Stars

    Mar 15
    Jake Allen had 28 saves while Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 34th goal of the season in St. Louis' 3-0 win over Dallas.
  • Video - Big Third Period Lifts Wild To Win 01:22

    Big Third Period Lifts Wild To Win

    Mar 14
    The Wild scored two goals in the third period and went on to beat the Blues 3-1.

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