thehockeynews.com Updated Jun 27 (yesterday)
With the 2016 NHL draft now history, here’s a look at some notable speculation that emerged from the weekend. All eyes are firmly upon the Tampa Bay Lightning and their contract talks with pending unrestricted free agent center Steven Stamkos. Since Fri…Share Tweet
Three storylines left unresolved after Night 1 of the 2016 draftthehockeynews.com Jun 25 (4 days ago)BUFFALO – Night 1 of the 2016 NHL draft gave us a bit of everything, a blend of expectant nods and wide-eyed gasps. We saw the predictable occur. Auston Matthews went first overall, Patrik Laine second. The Calgary Flames acquired a goaltender in Brian …Share TweetBUFFALO – There was a definitive St. Louis flavor to the Calgary Flames first round in the draft. Not only did they use the sixth overall pick to take Matthew Tkachuk, a product of the St. Louis minor hockey system and son of former Blues star Keith, th…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 24 (4 days ago)There is little drama surrounding the top three picks as the NHL Draft opens up Friday with Round 1. Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine and Jesse Puljujarvi are expected to go to the Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets and Columbus Blues Jackets, respectively…Share TweetEntering the 2016 NHL draft, the trade speculation is ramping up on several notable NHL stars. Topping the list is Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban. The trade chatter reached a fever pitch on Thursday when Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning admit…Share TweetVladimir Tarasenko has had himself quite a year. In the past 365 days, the 24-year-old St. Louis Blues sniper has scored 40 goals for the first time in his NHL career, led the Blues in points with a career-high 74, added nine goals and 15 points in 20 p…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 22 (6 days ago)LAS VEGAS -- Tony X. sprang into popularity this year as the newest fan to the great sport of hockey and more specifically the St. Louis Blues. He was so popular (by NHL standards) that he was asked to attend to the NHL Awards in Las Vegas as a guest of…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Latest on Campbell, Stamkos, Malkin, Fleury, Shattenkirk and morethehockeynews.com Jun 22 (6 days ago)As the 2016 NHL draft draws near, trade activity is picking up. On Monday, the Anaheim Ducks shipped goaltender Frederik Andersen to the Toronto Maple Leafs for two draft picks, the New York Rangers dealt defenseman Keith Yandle‘s rights to the Florida …Share Tweet
NHL schedule: Stanley Cup rematch on Oct. 20, four outdoor games and other notable datesthehockeynews.com Jun 21 (7 days ago)The NHL released the 2016-17 regular season schedule, and the four-game opening night is set for Oct. 12. The season will kick off with the Toronto Maple Leafs visiting the Ottawa Senators, which will be followed by a pair of first-round playoff rematch…Share Tweet
Blues GM Armstrong expecting captain Backes to hit free agent marketthehockeynews.com Jun 18The St. Louis Blues may have a new captain come the 2016-17 season. Speaking with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Jeremy Rutherford Saturday, Blues GM Doug Armstrong said that captain David Backes, as well as St. Louis’ four other unrestricted free agents…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 17The Columbus Blue Jackets have hired longtime St. Louis Blues assistant coach Brad Shaw to join John Tortorella’s staff. Shaw had been with the Blues from 2006-07 through the end of 2015-16 and was important in helping defensemen Kevin Shattenkirk and A…Share Tweet
Blues re-sign forward Dmitrij Jaskin to 2-year dealNHL.com Jun 16ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues have re-signed forward Dmitrij Jaskin to a two-year contract. The 23-year-old Jaskin had four goals and nine assists in 65 regular season games and in six playoff games had a goal and assist. Born in Russia, he...Share TweetMike Yeo won’t be afraid to disagree with Ken Hitchcock at points this upcoming season with the St. Louis Blues. “My role as assistant coach this year will be pretty simple. I will tell him what I believe every time. He might not like it. He might disag…Share Tweet
Opportunity trumps relationships as assistants move aroundNHL.com Jun 10When Kirk Muller decided not to return as an assistant for the St. Louis Blues, he started considering his next move. Before Muller could even start planning, interested NHL teams kept calling. Todd Richards has had plenty of time to plot his...Share Tweet
Blues set to keep goaltenders Elliott and Allen, watch them ‘compete and fight’thehockeynews.com Jun 9In past seasons, one of the St. Louis Blues biggest hurdles was finding a goaltender — or goaltenders — who could steal some games. Since coach Ken Hitchcock came to St. Louis in 2011, the Blues have seen eight different goaltenders take the net, includ…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: The latest on several of this summer’s top unrestricted free agentsthehockeynews.com Jun 6With the July 1 start of the 2016 NHL unrestricted free agency period less than a month away, speculation is ramping up over possible destinations for several of this summer’s top free-agent stars. Heading the list, of course, is Tampa Bay Lightning cap…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 4Alexander Steen has undergone shoulder surgery, and it sounds like Team Sweden will need to name at least one replacement player for the upcoming World Cup. There’s also a possibility the St. Louis Blues could be without one of their top-line wingers to…Share Tweet
Jets Win In ShootoutMar 19Andrew Ladd's shootout goal lifted the Jets past the Blues 2-1.
'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHLMar 17John 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.
Blues Blank StarsMar 15Jake Allen had 28 saves while Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 34th goal of the season in St. Louis' 3-0 win over Dallas.
Big Third Period Lifts Wild To WinMar 14The Wild scored two goals in the third period and went on to beat the Blues 3-1.