Center David Backes (#42) of the St Louis Blues waits for the puck to be dropped during a face-off against Center Claude Giroux (#28) of the Philadelphia Flyers

Backes a UFA Target for Bruins?

Another couple of weeks have gone by, and the Stanley Cup playoffs are intensifying with the conference finals currently in progress. The Boston Bruins are probably self-loathing amongst themselves due to th...
Jack Johnson (CBJ - 7) scores a goal against Jacob Markstrom (VAN - 25).

Canucks: Looking Forward

Henrik Sedin said it best at the Canucks' end-of-season press conference: "It's dangerous to just keep going year after year and thinking about getting a high draft pick. We've seen other teams not being succes...
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Photo Gallery: Blues vs Flyers (03/05/2015)

The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the visiting St Louis Blues by a score of 3-1 during regulation. Three Star Selections: 1st Wayne Simmonds (#17 PHI) 2nd Michael Del Zotto (#15 PHI) 3rd Jaden Schwartz (#1...
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Photo Gallery: Blues vs Islanders (12/7/14)

The visiting St.Louis Blues defeated the NY Islanders Saturday afternoon 6-4 at Nassau Veteran's Memorial Coliseum.  The loss snapped the Islanders seven-game win-streak. Three Stars of the game. 1st Star...
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The Kekalainen Way

Last spring, I met and interviewed Columbus Blue Jackets General Manager (GM) Jarmo Kekalainen as part of a two-part story on one of the most brilliant talent evaluators and development gurus in the history of ...
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Bigger, Better, But Blue(s)

So the Ryan Miller thing didn’t work out for them. The St. Louis Blues aren’t looking back. They’ve played three games this year, letting in just four goals in regulation and OT. On Thursday night against th...