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NHL expansion draft: Blues available and protected list
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ST. LOUIS — The NHL made public Sunday morning the protected/unprotected list available for the Vegas Golden Knights, who will make their expansion draft selections known on Wednesday at the during the NHL Awards ceremony in Las Vegas. Among those protected by the Blues, who chose to protect seven forwards, three defensemen and one goal […]

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The Blues may protect Ryan Reaves as the team’s seventh forward for the expansion draft, per report
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St. Louis has some hard decisions to make before the expansion draft. On Thursday, St. Louis Blues beat writer Jeremy Rutherford told The Bernie Miklasz Show that the team might be looking to protect Ryan Reaves in the seventh forward spot for the expansion draft. St. Louis is no doubt protecting offensive standouts in Vladimir […]

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After leaving school, prospect Thompson wants to make Blues next year
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Tage Thompson skipped his final two years at Connecticut to turn pro this spring. Now, he’s hoping that experience will propel him to the next level — a spot with the St. Louis Blues. “It was exactly what I needed and exactly what I was hoping for, a stepping stone,” Thompson told the Post-Dispatch of […]

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Steve Ott joins St. Louis Blues as assistant coach
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Mike Yeo has added an interesting new name to his bench in St. Louis by hiring long-time NHL pest Steve Ott to his staff. The Blues announced the hiring – a three-year deal – Thursday afternoon one day after adding former NHLer Darryl Sydor to Yeo’s staff. “Steve was a competitor on the ice as […]

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Playoff Roundup: Predators clinch first trip to conference finals; there will be Game 7 in Anaheim
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The Nashville Predators are headed to the Western Conference finals for the first time in franchise history. Three unanswered goals propelled the Preds to a 3-1 win over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday. The win clinched the second-round series, 4-2, for Nashville.

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Alex Steen returns for Blues; Craig Smith is back for Predators
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Facing elimination on Sunday afternoon the St. Louis Blues will be getting some help when one of their top players, veteran forward Alex Steen, returns to the lineup. In nine playoff games for the Blues this year Steen already has three goals and four assists and is the team’s second-leading scorer behind Jaden Schwartz (eight […]

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Predators down Blues for first-ever Western Conference Final berth
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For the first time in franchise history, the Nashville Predators are headed to the Western Conference Finals. In Game 6 of the series, the Predators defeated the Blues, 3-1. Kevin Fiala, who broke his leg in Game 1 against the St. Louis Blues, was on hand to whip the Nashville crowd into a frenzy following […]

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Steen’s status in question as Blues face elimination
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The St. Louis Blues are facing elimination tonight, and they may have to face it without one of their top forwards, Alex Steen. At the very least, he won’t be 100 percent. From NHL.com: Steen did not participate in the morning skate and Blues coach

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St. Louis Blues shut down racist P.K. Subban Twitter joke
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P.K. Subban played a huge role in the Nashville Predators’ Game 1 win over the St. Louis Blues, with three points in the 4-3 win on Wednesday night. It was a performance that probably irked some Blues fans, including one who went there. But the Blues,

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Predators' Kevin Fiala out for rest of playoffs with fractured femur
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Nashville Predators forward Kevin Fiala will miss the rest of the playoffs after fracturing his left femur during Wednesday night's playoff game, the team announced. Fiala hit the boards awkwardly against the St. Louis Blues in Game 1 of their Western Conference Playoff series. "During last night's game, Kevin Fiala sustained a fracture of his […]

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Yeo, Blues prep for Predators after five-game win over Wild
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The St. Louis Blues were reveling in their Game 5 win at Minnesota to clinch the first-round series when coach Mike Yeo was greeted by a familiar face in the office inside the visiting team locker room. Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher, who fired him just down the hall a little more than a year […]

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Bruce Boudreau speaks for us all after confusing goalie interference review
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Bruce Boudreau’s frequently one of the most colorful coaches to watch during a big game … sometimes literally.* He’s provided some entertaining moments of frustration, with his … frank reaction to a Mathew Dumba penalty ranking among the highlights of Game 5. Whether you feel that Nino Niederreiter should have been called for goalie interference […]

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