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Former Devils captain Salvador announces retirement

Former Devils captain Salvador announces retirement

thehockeynews.com Updated 17 hours ago
Bryce Salvador’s path to the NHL wasn’t an easy one, and after 13 seasons in the league the 39-year-old defenseman is prepared to call it a career. Wednesday morning, Salvador made his retirement announcement via The Players Tribune, in a piece titled “…
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  • Blues invite Scottie Upshall to training camp tryout

    Blues invite Scottie Upshall to training camp tryout

    NHL.com Sep 1 (yesterday)
    ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues have invited forward Scottie Upshall to training camp for a tryout. The 31-year-old Upshall had eight goals and seven assists in 63 games with the Panthers last season. Upshall is a 12-year veteran with prev...
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  • Blues forward Berglund has successful surgery

    Blues forward Berglund has successful surgery

    NHL.com Aug 28 (5 days ago)
    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today that forward Patrik Berglund had successful surgery on his right shoulder. The surgery was performed by team orthopedists Dr. Rick Wrigh...
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  • Scott Gomez gets Blues camp invite, and he’s earned it

    Scott Gomez gets Blues camp invite, and he’s earned it

    yahoo.com NHL.com Aug 27 (7 days ago)
    The good news for Scott Gomez is that, over the years, he’s become a punchline to fewer and fewer people. The loudest guffaws came when he didn’t come close to living up to his elephantine contract, and went through an epic goal-scoring drought that ear…
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  • Blues’ Berglund needs shoulder surgery, out four months. Who st…

    Blues’ Berglund needs shoulder surgery, out four months. Who steps in for St. Louis?

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Aug 27 (7 days ago)
    When the St. Louis Blues kick off the 2015-16 season, one player who certainly won’t be in the lineup is center Patrik Berglund. The Blues announced Thursday afternoon that Berglund, 27, will undergo surgery on his right shoulder following an injury suf…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Will Backes leave Blues next off-season?

    Rumor Roundup: Will Backes leave Blues next off-season?

    Scratch one big name from next summer’s list of top potential unrestricted free agents, as the Calgary Flames re-signed captain Mark Giordano on Tuesday to a six-year, 40.5-million extension. Still, a number of significant players remain eligible for UF…
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The St. Louis Blues from A to Z

    Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The St. Louis Blues from A to Z

    (Ed. Note: August is known to be a very quiet month in the hockey world. As we wait for September to arrive and training camps to begin, let’s learn a little history about all 30 teams. Behold, our summer A-Z series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams…
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  • Are the St. Louis Blues ‘buying into complete insanity’?

    Are the St. Louis Blues ‘buying into complete insanity’?

    David Backes expected big changes in St. Louis this off-season. In June, more than a month after the Blues’ season had ended, Backes, the club’s captain, didn’t mince words when talking about what he expected for the future of the team. “I do expect cha…
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  • Martin Brodeur had to think about Blues’ job offer, wanted to r…

    Martin Brodeur had to think about Blues’ job offer, wanted to return to Devils

    In one off-season, the New Jersey Devils have said goodbye to Lou Lamoriello, Jacques Lemaire and longtime scout David Conte. This coming after a season in which they parted ways with all-time Devils great Martin Brodeur. When it comes to Brodeur, who h…
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  • Blues’ Lethera due back in time for season opener after ankle s…

    Blues’ Lethera due back in time for season opener after ankle surgery

    St. Louis Blues center Jori Lehtera battled through the post-season with an ankle injury, but should be healthy in time to suit up for the season opener. Blues GM Doug Armstrong announced Monday that Lehtera, 27, underwent surgery on the injured ankle o…
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  • Blues center Lehtera has successful ankle surgery

    Blues center Lehtera has successful ankle surgery

    NHL.com Aug 10
    ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues are hopeful center Jori Lehtera will be available for the start of the regular season after he had ankle surgery last week. It's expected Lehtera will take 6-8 weeks to recover after he had surgery on his right ...
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  • Memorial Cup hosts land Michael Spacek, chase Brandon Hickey

    Memorial Cup hosts land Michael Spacek, chase Brandon Hickey

    The way Red Deer finished the 2014-15 campaign – a five-game, first-round loss to Medicine Hat – you’d be forgiven for wondering how they would turn things around in time to be tough hosts of the Memorial Cup this year. But in a flash of activity, GM an…
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  • The Top 10 moments for 2014-15

    The Top 10 moments for 2014-15

    1. Hawks win the Stanley Cup – June 15, 2015 Thanks to the (literally) tireless efforts of Conn Smythe winner Duncan Keith, the Chicago Blackhawks claimed their third Stanley Cup in six seasons, dusting off the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games. Keith, w…
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  • The five least effective trade deadline deals of 2014-15

    The five least effective trade deadline deals of 2014-15

    For the past week, the Toronto Blue Jays have owned the sports news cycle thanks to the club’s big time acquisitions of Troy Tulowitzki and David Price ahead of the MLB trade deadline. There’s one problem, though: there’s a possibility that neither trad…
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  • Blues' Brouwer won't attempt to emulate Oshie: report

    Blues' Brouwer won't attempt to emulate Oshie: report

    NHL.com Jul 20
    T.J. Oshie was a very popular player with the St. Louis Blues. Troy Brouwer is fully aware of that, but he hopes the fan base will accept him for the player that he is. Brouwer was acquired by the Blues from the Washington Capitals, along with...
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  • Dale Hawerchuk made it look easy, but hard work earned him the …

    Dale Hawerchuk made it look easy, but hard work earned him the first big UFA contract

    Twenty years ago this summer, the first crop of elite-level Group III unrestricted free agents went on the open market. The NHL was coming off its first protracted work stoppage, and the 1994-95 season was reduced to 48 games for each of the league’s 26…
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  • 5-year-old Oshie fan who was upset by trade gets surprise from …

    5-year-old Oshie fan who was upset by trade gets surprise from Capitals

    Shortly after T.J. Oshie was dealt from the St. Louis Blues to the Washington Capitals, a video surfaced of a young Blues fan upset by the trade. But Thursday, 5-year-old Libby Lu may have become one of the biggest fans of Oshie rocking the red. Oshie a…
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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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