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St. Louis Blues Prospects Prepare for Traverse City Tournament

St. Louis Blues Prospects Prepare for Traverse City Tournament #STLBlues

The Traverse City Prospects Tournament will begin tonight as the St. Louis Blues meet the Detroit Red Wings at 6:30 pm CST and continue throughout the weekend. If you’d like in-game updates, follow @pinkertBLUES on twitter.

And Det v Stl lineups pic.twitter.com/b4T0mxXMO7

— Corey Pronman (@coreypronman) September 12, 2014

Earlier in the week the Blues compiled a list of seven players to watchat…

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Blue Notes: Fabbri Signs, Rattie Gives Back

Blue Notes: Fabbri Signs, Rattie Gives Back #STLBlues

  •  The St. Louis Blues and Robby Fabbri have agreed to a three-year entry level contract. He was the Blues’ 2014 first round pick. (St. Louis Blues)

Fabbri played in 58 regular season games for Guelph (OHL) last season, scoring 45 goals and 42 assists (87 points). #stlblues

— St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) September 2, 2014

  • The season is fast approaching as more and more players and prospects…

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The St Louis Blues New Jerseys Have Their Debut

The St Louis Blues New Jerseys Have Their Debut

Drum roll please…The St Louis Blues new jerseys have arrived! Yesterday the new team jerseys got their debut during the Blues’ Ice Breaker event at Ballpark Village. These new uniforms will be worn starting with this upcoming 2014-15 season. The change in the team’s main uniforms is the first change since 2007.

This is the 17th version of a Blues’ jersey since the team was created. The one thing…

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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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