Better late than never to sign your top restricted free agent! Blues’ GM Doug Armstrong got a deal locked in with 22 year old Center-man Robert Thomas yesterday, just 2 days before the start of the NHL training camp. Thomas’ new deal is a two-year contract valued at $5.6 million, an AAV of $2.8 million. … More Robert Thomas, Blues ink 2 year $5.6 Million Deal at 11th Hour
Today, Blues blueliner Carl Gunnarsson announces his retirement after 12 seasons in the National Hockey League. As sad as it can be to watch somebody move on from the sport they love, Boom Boom can look back and say he reached the pinnacle that most players will never reach in their career and was a … More Gunnarsson says goodbye after 12 NHL seasons
The playoffs are so close we can taste it, and the Blues are swinging in nicely into playoff-ready mode. Tonight the Blues took on 3rd seeded Minnesota, who could eventually be a playoff opponent, and routed them straight out of the building. With Tyler Bozak resting, Vladimir Tarasenko out and Jake Walman busy quarantining after … More Blues Stomp Wild in 4-0 Route, Prepare for Playoff Run
This past Saturday we witnessed one of the most blatant occurences of a captain doing what captains are paid to do. When a single player can put the entire team on his back and thrive, we must address it. Ryan O’Reilly is the staple for lead by example and “Do as I do not as … More O’Reilly’s Leadership and Moxie On Display Saturday, A True Leader
After the loss last night to Minnesota and extending their losing ways, I feel I must speak for the Blues fans out there who feel the same as I do. Something in the Blues locker room is not clicking and I want us to try and figure out what it is and how to change … More Do The Blues Need To Shake Up The Locker Room?
Today Doug Armstrong decided to pull the trigger on signing 27 year old goaltender Jordan Binnington to a 6 year, $36 million contract. Cue the song “Sunday Best” by Surfaces and you’ll know how we fans feel about it. While the overwhelming majority of us are completely content with the contract extension for JB, there … More 6 More Years of Binnington, Should We Be Nervous?
What do the Blues need to stay healthy? Maybe a hefty glass of milk would help, or a shred of luck! After a demoralizing loss to the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night, the Blues once again are adding another player to the ever-growing injured reserve list. Carl Gunnarsson being the most recent addition after … More Blues Roster Depth Set to Face Challenge as List of Walking Wounded Grows