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Playoff Game Preview: Round 1 Game 4: St Louis Blues At Chicago Blackhawks

Playoff Game Preview: Round 1 Game 4: St Louis Blues At Chicago Blackhawks

The St Louis Blues are putting the last game behind them and looking to move on tonight as they face the Chicago Blackhawks at 9:30 PM ET/ 8:30 PM CT.  The Blues are up in the series 2-1, and this 2-game road trip to Chicago is half over.  A win tonight would go a long way in the Blues quest for the Cup.  

Many people are comparing this series to last season’s series between the Blues and the…

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Playoff Game Preview: Round 1 Game 3: St Louis Blues Visit Chicago Blackhawks

Playoff Game Preview: Round 1 Game 3: St Louis Blues Visit Chicago Blackhawks

The first two games of this playoff series took place in St Louis, now it is time for the Windy City to play host.  Tonight the St Louis Blues will be playing the Chicago Blackhawks at 8:30 PM ET/ 7:30 PM CT.  This series has proved to be the hard-fought, physical series that was promised.  I don’t expect that to change anytime soon.  These two teams do not like each other, and that is showing on…

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Playoff Game Preview: Round 1 Game 1: St Louis Blues Host Chicago Blackhawks

Playoff Game Preview: Round 1 Game 1: St Louis Blues Host Chicago Blackhawks

Ready or not, the Stanley Cup Playoffs are about to begin.  A month ago the St Louis Blues were unstoppable, but lately they have faltered.  They ended the season with 111 points and in second place in the Central Division.  The Blues will be facing the Chicago Blackhawks, who ended the season in third place in the Central Division and with 107 points.  The good news is that the Blues have…

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Return of the Playoff Beard Brackets: May the Blues’ Best Beard Win!

Return of the Playoff Beard Brackets: May the Blues’ Best Beard Win!

It’s that time again! Back by popular demand, the Backes to the Future Blues beard bracket is happy to make a second appearance for this year’s playoffs.

You know the drill: Download the bracket, print it and fill it out with your picks for the best Blues playoff beards of 2014. Dwell on the prospect of playoff beards, and be happy!

What makes a winning beard? Thickness, quality, length,…

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Game Preview: Final Game Of The Season Has St Louis Blues Hosting Detroit Red Wings

Game Preview: Final Game Of The Season Has St Louis Blues Hosting Detroit Red Wings

Here we are, the final game preview of the regular season.  A little sad isn’t it?  Well the regular season may be ending, but the playoffs are just about to begin.  As we all know that is always some of the most exciting hockey of the year.  But before we can start the playoffs, we must first play this one last game.  Sunday the St Louis Blues will be playing their old rivals the Detroit Red…

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Game Preview: St Louis Blues Wrap Up Road Trip With Game Against Dallas Stars

Game Preview: St Louis Blues Wrap Up Road Trip With Game Against Dallas Stars

The final road trip of the season is coming to an end, and the St Louis Blues will be wrapping it all up with a game against the Dallas Stars.  The puck is set to drop at 8:30 PM ET/ 7:30 PM CT, so be sure to note the slightly different time.  The Blues have been struggling lately and have now fallen to second place in the Central Division behind the Avalanche.  Both teams have the same 111…

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Game Preview: St Louis Blues Final Road Trip Starts With Minnesota Wild

Game Preview: St Louis Blues Final Road Trip Starts With Minnesota Wild

The St Louis Blues are starting their final road trip of the regular season tonight as they play the Minnesota Wild.  The Blues are still holding onto the lead in the Central Division, but the Avalanche are knocking at the door.  The Blues and their 111 points are also loosing the grip that they had on the Presidents’ Trophy; they now trail the Bruins (114 points) and the Ducks (112 points).  The…

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Game Preview: St Louis Blues Hope To Bounce Back As They Host Washington Capitals

Game Preview: St Louis Blues Hope To Bounce Back As They Host Washington Capitals

The St Louis Blues host the Washington Capitalstonight in a game that the Blues hope will help them get back on track.  There is no secret that the Blues have struggled in their last few games, and with only 4 games left to play this season, they need to figure things out quickly.  The Capitals, as well have been on a downward trend, and now find themselves 4 points out of a wildcard spot for the…

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Game Preview: A Mad St Louis Blues Team Faces Chicago Blackhawks

Game Preview: A Mad St Louis Blues Team Faces Chicago Blackhawks

Another day, another matinée.  Today the puck is set to drop at 12:30 PM ET/ 11:30 AM CT in Chicago.  The St Louis Blues travel to take on the Chicago Blackhawks, and oh boy are the Blues in a bad mood.  The Blues may still have a comfortable lead in the Central Division and be in a battle for the Presidents’ Trophy, but after yesterday all they want to do is win.  The Blackhawks are too far back…

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Game Preview: St Louis Blues Look For Sweep Against Colorado Avalanche

Game Preview: St Louis Blues Look For Sweep Against Colorado Avalanche

This afternoon the St Louis Blues will wrap up their homestand by playing the Colorado Avalanche.  Both teams are in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, so this game is more to solidify their place in the standings.  The Blues are in top place in the Central Division and Western Conference with 111 points; they are also in a tight battle with the Bruins for the Presidents’ Trophy.  That battle looks like…

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