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St Louis Blues’ TJ Oshie Is Named Honorary Chairperson For Alzheimer’s Walk

St Louis Blues’ TJ Oshie Is Named Honorary Chairperson For Alzheimer’s Walk

Tuesday was an exciting day for St Louis Blues’ forward TJ Oshie.  He was able to use his Twitter feed to announce the news that he has been named the honorary chairperson for the 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

 Oshie Alz Twitter Quote

 The Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise both awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.  This event is held…

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Blue Notes: Signings, TV Schedules and More

Blue Notes: Signings, TV Schedules and More #STLBlues

Over the past few days, the St. Louis Blues news has been steadily streaming in and this post is your one-stop guide to all of it!

  • Ivan Barbashev, whom the Blues picked in the second round, 33rd over all at this year’s draft has been signed to a three year entry level contract. (St. Louis Blues) The 18-year-old will likely return to the Moncton Wildcats once the season begins.

First NHL contract,…

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Player Update: Vladimir Sobotka Leaves For KHL And Steve Ott Resigns With St Louis Blues

Player Update: Vladimir Sobotka Leaves For KHL And Steve Ott Resigns With St Louis Blues

July is here and so is the heat.  That means it is time for contracts to be finalized for the St Louis Blues.  Today there was big news from the Blues camp concerning two of their players: Vladimir Sobotka and Steve Ott.  It is a mixed bag really as these players have decided to take two totally different roads for their future. 

The news is pretty shocking for fans of Vladimir Sobotka.  From all…

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Chicago Wolves Remain in Midwest Division, St. Louis Blues Make Depth Signings

#ChicagoWolves Remain in Midwest Division, #STLBlues Make Depth Signings

This coming season the Chicago Wolves will have a little bit of new competition as they look to defend their Midwest division title. As a result of realignment, the Lake Erie Monsters, AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche, will join the Midwest while the Iowa Wild will depart for the West division. The other divisional opponents of the Milwaukee Admirals, Grand Rapids Griffins and Rockford…

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St. Louis Blues Make Quartet of Signings

St. Louis Blues Make Quartet of Signings #STLBlues

The St. Louis Blues have been busy on day one of NHL free agency.

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In their first deal of the day, the Blues signed Jori Lehtera to a two year contract. The Finnish center was drafted by the team in 2008 and has most recently played in the KHL.  Last season with Sibir Novosibirskhe led the team with 44 points (12 goals, 32 assists) in 48 regular season games and added six assists in 10 playoff…

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NHL Draft 2014 Day 2: Who Are The New St Louis Blues?

NHL Draft 2014 Day 2: Who Are The New St Louis Blues?

So here we are, day 2 of the NHL Draft 2014.  The St Louis Blues have several picks to help build the team for the future.  Overall the Blues have made 10 picks: 8 forwards, 1 defenseman, and 1 goalie.  Let’s take a look at who they have chosen today.

Round 2:

The St Louis Blues were one of the first teams to make a pick today.  They decided to draft Ivan Barbashevwith the 33rd overall pick. …

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Blues Select Robby Fabbri in First Round

Blues Select Robby Fabbri in First Round #STLBlues

With the 21st pick in the 2014 NHL draft, the St. Louis Blues picked Robby Fabbri, a center for the Guelph Storm of the OHL. While fairly small at just 5-foot-10 and 170 pounds, Fabbri promises to pack a certain scoring punch.

In 58 regular season games with this past season, Fabbri amassed 45 goals and totaled 87 points. In 16 post season contests, he scored 13 goals and added 15 assists.…

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St. Louis Blues Schedule Released

St. Louis Blues Schedule Released

The St. Louis Blues will begin their preseason on September 21, 2014 vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets. They will take part in six additional games, including one in Kansas City, MO on September 27th.

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The puck will drop on the 2014-15 regular season as the Blues host the New York Rangers at 7:00 PM CST on October 9th. The schedule features numerous weekend home games which will, in turn, benefit…

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Player Update: Brian Elliott Signs New Contract With The St Louis Blues

Player Update: Brian Elliott Signs New Contract With The St Louis Blues

Well the season may be over for the St Louis Blues, but that doesn’t mean that there is no news to report.  Blues goalie Brian Elliott has signed a new contract with the team that will keep him in a Blue Note jersey for the next few years. 

Elliott’s new contract is for the next three-years and worth $7.5 million.  So it looks as if he is going to be the guy between the pipes that the Blues will…

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Chicago Wolves vs. Toronto Marlies: Calder Cup Playoffs, Round Two

Chicago Wolves vs. Toronto Marlies: Calder Cup Playoffs, Round Two #ChicagoWolves

The Chicago Wolves are set to take on the Toronto Marlies in the Western conference semifinals of the Calder Cup Playoffs starting tomorrow night at 7:30 PM CST.

Both Wolves and Marlies won their respective divisions for the regular season, but it is the Wolves who will enjoy home ice advantage. The teams met only twice during the regular season and split the series. Also, departing from…

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