Stanley Cup Finals Preview – The St. Louis Blues

Well, I never thought I would be saying this, but tonight begins the first Stanley Cup Finals game in 49 years for the St. Louis Blues. In fact, I'd argue that this is the first meaningful Stanley Cup finals game in team history - though the Blues did make it to the finals each of … Continue reading Stanley Cup Finals Preview – The St. Louis Blues

WCF Game 6 Recap – San Jose Sharks v. St. Louis Blues

The St. Louis Blues enter game 6 with a chance to earn a birth in the Stanley Cup finals for the first time since 1970 (and really, the first meaningful one, and not a diluted conference title). The first period started out with a bang with David Perron redirecting a Sammy Blais shot to give … Continue reading WCF Game 6 Recap – San Jose Sharks v. St. Louis Blues

WCF Game 3 Recap – San Jose Sharks v. St. Louis Blues

The St. Louis Blues and San Jose Sharks started out about the same way all the games these playoffs have for the Blues - without them. The Blues mustered only four shots the entire period en route to a 2-0 deficit. Erik Karlsson scored the first goal (unassisted), followed by Joe Thornton's first of the … Continue reading WCF Game 3 Recap – San Jose Sharks v. St. Louis Blues

Western Conference Finals Preview – St. Louis Blues v. San Jose Sharks

After a wild seven game series with the Dallas Stars, the Blues emerged victorious. Saturday, they continue their inexorable march to the Cup against the San Jose Sharks. Before breaking down the series, I'll have to admit (though often considered a sacrilegious act to hockey fans), that I am a baseball fan and ardent supporter … Continue reading Western Conference Finals Preview – St. Louis Blues v. San Jose Sharks

St. Louis Blues – Dallas Stars Game 2 Recap

The Blues and Stars had an eventful first period, with Roope Hintz scoring early to make it 1-0: https://twitter.com/DallasStars/status/1122224034182311936 Suffice it to say, the Blues should not have allowed this goal. Dallas extended their lead to 2-0 on a goal by Miro Heiskanen: https://twitter.com/DallasStars/status/1122228248413376512 Suffice it to say, the Blues should not have allowed this … Continue reading St. Louis Blues – Dallas Stars Game 2 Recap

St. Louis Blues – Dallas Stars Game 1 Recap

Game 1 of the Blues-Stars second round series saw St. Louis take a 1-0 with a goal by unlikely scorer, Robby Fabbri. Play was relatively even through the rest of the first, and the Blues took a 1-0 lead into the first intermission. The second period brought more action with Jason Spezza capitalizing on a … Continue reading St. Louis Blues – Dallas Stars Game 1 Recap

St. Louis Blues – Dallas Stars Round 2 Preview

Mike: "Ok, Blues - Stars preview, you're up." Me: "Oh...uh...I wasn't really expecting the Blues to win, so I think I used up all the words I know in the last preview." Mike: "..." Me: "..." Hello round 2, it's been a while. The Blues and Stars met four times during the regular season, with … Continue reading St. Louis Blues – Dallas Stars Round 2 Preview