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Rumor Roundup: All eyes on Steven Stamkos as free agency approa…

Rumor Roundup: All eyes on Steven Stamkos as free agency approaches

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…
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  • Three storylines left unresolved after Night 1 of the 2016 draf…

    Three storylines left unresolved after Night 1 of the 2016 draft

    thehockeynews.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 …
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  • Flames get Brian Elliott in trade with Blues and solidify their…

    Flames get Brian Elliott in trade with Blues and solidify their goaltending situation

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com yahoo.com Jun 24 (4 days ago)
    BUFFALO – 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…
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  • Puck Daddy's Unofficial 2016 NHL Draft Drinking Game

    Puck Daddy's Unofficial 2016 NHL Draft Drinking Game

    yahoo.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…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Latest on Subban, Lucic, Shattenkirk, Fowler and…

    Rumor Roundup: Latest on Subban, Lucic, Shattenkirk, Fowler and more

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Jun 24 (4 days ago)
    Entering 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…
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  • Vladimir Tarasenko selected as NHL 17 cover athlete, first trai…

    Vladimir Tarasenko selected as NHL 17 cover athlete, first trailer released

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Jun 23 (5 days ago)
    Vladimir 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…
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  • Why did Tony X, viral fan sensation, no-show NHL Awards?

    Why did Tony X, viral fan sensation, no-show NHL Awards?

    yahoo.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…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Latest on Campbell, Stamkos, Malkin, Fleury, Sha…

    Rumor Roundup: Latest on Campbell, Stamkos, Malkin, Fleury, Shattenkirk and more

    thehockeynews.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 …
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  • NHL schedule: Stanley Cup rematch on Oct. 20, four outdoor game…

    NHL schedule: Stanley Cup rematch on Oct. 20, four outdoor games and other notable dates

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Blues GM Armstrong expecting captain Backes to hit free agent m…

    Blues GM Armstrong expecting captain Backes to hit free agent market

    The 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…
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  • Blue Jackets hire Brad Shaw as assistant coach

    Blue Jackets hire Brad Shaw as assistant coach

    yahoo.com Jun 17
    The 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…
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  • Blues re-sign forward Dmitrij Jaskin to 2-year deal

    Blues re-sign forward Dmitrij Jaskin to 2-year deal

    NHL.com Jun 16
    ST. 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...
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  • Can Ken Hitchcock turn Mike Yeo into a better coach?

    Can Ken Hitchcock turn Mike Yeo into a better coach?

    Mike 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…
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  • Opportunity trumps relationships as assistants move around

    Opportunity trumps relationships as assistants move around

    NHL.com Jun 10
    When 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...
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  • Blues set to keep goaltenders Elliott and Allen, watch them ‘co…

    Blues set to keep goaltenders Elliott and Allen, watch them ‘compete and fight’

    In 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…
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  • Rumor Roundup: The latest on several of this summer’s top unres…

    Rumor Roundup: The latest on several of this summer’s top unrestricted free agents

    With 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…
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  • Blues’ Steen to miss World Cup, possibly start of season follow…

    Blues’ Steen to miss World Cup, possibly start of season following shoulder surgery

    Alexander 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…
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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.