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Armstrong says Shattenkirk was frustrated by role with Blues

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 10:15:00 -0600

Although trading Kevin Shattenkirk seemed inevitable at some point, Blues general manager Doug Armstrong detailed a timeline Tuesday in which the team was prepared to offer the defenseman a maximum eight-year contract last summer.


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Ortiz: Blues throw in the towel rather than build on last year

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 09:30:00 -0600

If you hadn’t accepted it already, the Blues are a rebuilding team just one season after they reached the Western Conference finals.


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Armstrong: Shattenkirk trade continues Blues' transition to 'newer team'

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:50:00 -0600

(Updated) Blues GM discusses the trade that sent defenseman to Washington for a young center and a No. 1 draft pick.


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Blues players sad to see Shattenkirk go

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:30:00 -0600

At the same time, they say they plan to use the loss of the high-scoring defenseman as motivation.


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Blues end long-standing Shattenkirk dilemma by trading him to Capitals

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:45:00 -0600

Blues receive center Zach Sanford and a first-round draft pick in 2017. They also trade goalie prospect Pheonix Copley to Washington for forward Brad Malone.


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Gordo: Sanford's upside key to Shattenkirk trade

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:21:00 -0600

The Blues need help up front, for this season and for the future. If Zach Sanford can provide that help, the he will make the Kevin Shattenkirk trade look good.


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BenFred: Quick thoughts on the Shattenkirk trade

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:55:00 -0600

The franchise's message became clear with this deal. Do the Blues want to make the playoffs? Sure. But their focus is the future.


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Blues lament points they let get away

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:30:00 -0600

All points in the NHL are equal, whether they come in October or whether they come in March. But the points that come at this point of the season definitely seem larger, like objects in your side-view mirror.


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Preview: Blues vs. Edmonton

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0600

The Blues, who are 0-1-1 against the Oilers, haven’t gone winless against Edmonton since the 2008-09 season.


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Blues feel like Blackhawks got away with one

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:40:00 -0600

The Blues haven’t scored many goals with an extra attacker this season, but after failing late in Sunday’s 4-2 loss to Chicago, they felt like the Blackhawks got away with an unfair advantage.


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Blues trade Shattenkirk to Capitals

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:35:00 -0600

The club will receive two high draft picks and a forward in return; goalie Copley also dealt to Washington for minor-league forward.


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NHL trade deadline could be quiet in St. Louis

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0600

CHICAGO • Blues general manager Doug Armstrong isn’t saying much about defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk. And unless something happens with him, it could be a quiet trade deadline, on Wednesday afternoon, for the Blues.


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Blues Insider: Who will be on protected list for expansion draft?

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:40:00 -0600

The Blues’ approach to the NHL expansion draft in 1967 was simple yet successful. They drafted as many veterans with Stanley Cup championships in their past as possible, even if they had to talk a couple out of their retirement…


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Shattenkirk understands frustration of Blues fans

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:35:00 -0600

To fans upset with Kevin Shattenkirk for preventing the Blues from making a trade that would bring back a substantial return, he understands.


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GM Armstrong, Berglund both happy he remains with Blues

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 00:25:00 -0600

CHICAGO • Even before Blues forward Patrik Berglund had his offensive outburst, general manager Doug Armstrong said he was looking to re-sign the veteran center.


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Hochman: Blues make the safe bet with Berglund deal

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 01:15:00 -0600

He's reliable on the penalty kill and has 17 goals this season, 16 of them coming in the past 30 games.


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Blues lock up Berglund with five-year extension

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:10:00 -0600

Patrik Berglund wanted to stay a Blue, and now he could end up being more of a Blue than anyone else ever.






Blues appreciate the time off but question NHL's scheduling

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:00:00 -0600

Many clubs already have had their randomly selected reprieves, which were scattered between Jan. 1-March 2.


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Scary moment for Allen with no mask

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:40:00 -0600

In the third period of the Blues’ 4-3 victory over Vancouver on Thursday, the buckle on goalie Jake Allen’s mask snapped off. So he did what he’s supposed to do in that situation — he took off the mask.


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Blue Notes: Stastny, Brodziak could return soon

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:10:00 -0600

Stastny will skate Friday morning before the club leaves for Buffalo, and that will determine his availability for Saturday’s game against the Sabres.


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Blues still waiting on first short-handed goal

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 23:55:00 -0600

DETROIT • The Blues went into Wednesday’s game with the fifth-best penalty-killing in the league, stopping opponents on 84.2 percent of their power plays. They are also the only team in the league not to score a short-handed goal this…


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Stastny goes on IR, to miss at least two more games

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:10:00 -0600

DETROIT • Though the Blues are still labeling him day to day, Paul Stastny was put on injured reserve Tuesday and will miss at least the next two games.


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Blues put Stastny on injured reserve

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:17:00 -0600

Yeo says he'll miss next two games, but he's still considered day to day. Megan called up from Chicago.


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Allen named NHL's No. 2 star of the week

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:41:00 -0600

The goalie broke out of his prolonged slump by going 3-0 with 1.00 goals-against and a .967 save percentage; Stastny doesn't practice, still day to day


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With Yeo in charge, Blues enjoy lighter atmosphere

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:10:00 -0600

Word is already out that the Blues’ 5-1 start under Yeo may be a direct result of a freer, looser environment around the club.


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Blues get big results from small changes on defense

Sat, 11 Feb 2017 01:25:00 -0600

Blues are getting outstanding results from change back to a zone that puts ‘layers’ between opponents and goal.


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Paajarvi quickly contributes

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 23:15:00 -0600

OTTAWA • Blues forward Magnus Paajarvi has been an afterthought this season. He played in three of the first four games of the season, was made a healthy scratch for the next three and then was assigned to the American…


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Bluenotes: Hitchcock expresses gratitude to Blues, fans

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 23:05:00 -0600

PHILADELPHIA • Former Blues coach Ken Hitchcock has kept quiet since being fired by the club last week, declining all interview requests.


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Preview: Blues at Flyers

Sun, 05 Feb 2017 23:10:00 -0600

The Blues begin a five-game road trip Monday in Philadelphia and will play six of their next seven games on the road.


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Blues' Fabbri out for season with torn knee ligament

Sun, 05 Feb 2017 23:10:00 -0600

He was injured when knocked into boards on Saturday night; Paajarvi, Agostino called up from Chicago.


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Blues get another crack at Penguins, who brought out their best two weeks ago

Sat, 04 Feb 2017 08:25:00 -0600

Team had lost three straight before going to Pittsburgh and winning 3-0; also, smaller goalie gear, Allen's masks and Fabbri's struggles. All this, plus lineups!



Preview: Blues vs. Penguins

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 23:10:00 -0600

The Blues played Pittsburgh 12 days ago and won 3-0 on a 34-save shutout by Carter Hutton.


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BenFred: Can Yeo turn good first impression into Blues playoff appearance?

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 10:30:00 -0600

The Blues looked more inspired, sharper with Yeo at the helm. Was it just a coaching-change jolt, or something more?


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'True Blue' Bobby Plager's night is 50 years in the making

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 16:30:00 -0600

Bobby Plager’s No. 5 will be the seventh jersey to be retired by the St. Louis Blues, the 123rd so honored among the 30 NHL cities. What it carries with it might outweigh them all.


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