St. Louis Blues

St. Louis Blues

Wild blank Blues to avoid elimination; still trail series 3-1

The Minnesota Wild defeated the St. Louis Blues 2-0 Wednesday in Game 4 of their National Hockey League first-round playoff series at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO near southern Illinois. The Blues still lead the NHL playoff series 3-1, with Game 5 set for Saturday in Minnesota. Charlie Coyle and Martin Hanzal scored goals for the Wild while Devan Dubnyk recorded a shutout.

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Blues have gone from independent contractors to a winning unit

The St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild met in Game 4 of the National Hockey League playoffs on Wednesday at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO near southern Illinois. Blues General Manager Doug Armstrong may not have envisioned his team’s wildly successful run when former coach Ken Hitchcock was fired Feb. 1, but the turnaround of Jake Allen, who has worked closely with longtime NHL goaltending great and Blues assistant GM Martin Brodeur, has been among the big reasons for the improved play.

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Blues bring Vladimir Sobotka back with 3-year contract extension

The National Hockey League’s St. Louis Blues have signed forward Vladimir Sobotka to a three-year contract extension worth $10.5 million, the club announced Thursday. The former Blues winger had been playing with Omsk Avangard in Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Sobotka will join the Blues on Saturday for their road game against the Carolina Hurricanes.

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Blues nail down big win in showdown with Predators

The St. Louis Blues defeated the Nashville Predators 4-1 on Sunday in a National Hockey League Central Division hockey game at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO near southern Illinois. David Perron had a goal and two assists while Vladimir Tarasenko, Alexander Steen and Joel Edmundson also scored for the Blues. Jake Allen got the win in goal.

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Blues’ youngsters step up in late-season run

The St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL) continue to play well down the stretch despite injuries to several of the team’s forwards, including Paul Stastny, Robby Fabbri and Jori Lehtera and defenseman Carl Gunnarsson and Robert Bortuzzo. The Blues also have qualified for the NHL playoffs for the sixth season in a row.

St. Louis Blues legend Bob Plager reacts to his jersey retirement ceremony

The St. Louis Blues honored original Blue Bob Plager for 50 years of service and inspiration to the franchise by retiring his No. 5 on Thursday before their NHL game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.