Blues Rumors & News

  • Blues add center depth to already formidable lineup

    NHL.com "There are a lot of great teams in the Western Conference, and it has been that way for much of the salary-cap era. In the past three seasons, no team in the West has won more regular-season games than the St. Louis Blues. Only the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins have won more in the..." August 14

  • Elliott 'ready to work' as Blues No. 1 goalie

    NHL.com "The St. Louis Blues have said Brian Elliott is heading into this season as their No. 1 goaltender. It seems no one has told Brian Elliott. "I really haven't heard it from the horse's mouth, so to speak, but obviously my parents and friends and family have read stuff on the Internet," Elliott..." July 29

  • Peter Mueller to attempt NHL comeback with St. Louis Blues

    CBSSports.com "If Peter Mueller is going to make his return to the NHL after a year away, it will be with the St. Louis Blues organization. The Blues signed Mueller to a one-year, two-way contract Tuesday. The former first-round pick of the Arizona Coyotes spent last season in Switzerland after not being able to..." July 29

  • Prosser agrees to contract with Blues

    NHL.com "Defenseman Nate Prosser and the St. Louis Blues agreed to terms Monday on a one-year, two-way contract, according to multiple media reports. Financial terms were not disclosed. Prosser, 28, had two goals and eight points in 53 games for the Minnesota Wild last season. " July 22

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    Sobotka receives a one-year award through arbitration. He will receive $2.725 million for the season in which he returns to the #stlblues.

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    #stlblues announce signing of defenseman Chris Butler to a one-year, two-way contract.

  • Blues sign forward Ferriero to one-year contract

    NHL.com "Forward Benn Ferriero on Wednesday signed a one-year, two-way contract with the St. Louis Blues. Financial terms were not disclosed. Ferriero, 27, played two games with the Vancouver Canucks last season, but spent the majority with the Utica Comets of the American Hockey League. He ranked..." July 16

  • Fabbri makes strong first impression on Blues

    NHL.com "Tim Taylor has gotten to know St. Louis Blues 2014 first-round pick Robert Fabbri quite extensively this week. The Blues director of player development worked with some of their top prospects during development camp at the Ice Zone, inside St. Louis Outlet Mall. After watching Fabbri, Taylor..." July 13

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    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    #TBLightning have signed forward Brenden Morrow to a 1-year deal, team announces.

  • Ott returns to Blues with two-year contract

    NHL.com "Steve Ott signed a two-year contract to remain with the St. Louis Blues, the team announced Thursday. Financial terms were not released, but Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported the total value to be $5.2 million. Ott, 31, joined the Blues before the trade deadline last..." July 10

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    Roman Jedlicka @jedli

    Sobotka will earn 4 mil. dollars per year in Omsk, he can leave back for NHL after any given season (per isport.cz)

  • Blues sign Wannstrom, two others to contracts

    NHL.com "Sebastian Wannstrom, a 2010 second-round pick of the St. Louis Blues, was one of three forwards signed to a one-year, two-way contract Tuesday. Wannstrom, 23, was the 44th pick of the 2010 NHL Draft. He had five points in four games with the Kalamazoo Wings of the ECHL, and five goals and 10..." July 08

  • Hitchcock a big fan of St. Louis’ signings this summer

    Pro Hockey Talk "The St. Louis Blues made perhaps the biggest splash of free agency locking down forward Paul Stastny to a four-year, $28 million deal to shore up their center position. What did Ken Hitchcock think of the moves the team made? He’s a big fan and not just about the addition of Stastny as he told..." July 06

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    STL files for arb on Sobotka...third team-elected one so far, joining Frolik (WIN) and O'Reilly (COL)

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    Talks w/ Sobotka, though they haven't produced a deal to date, have been cordial. Club had to be financially flexible going into free agency

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Blues signed John McCarthy to a one year deal. Its a 2 way contract worth $600 000. #tvasports

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Stastny to STL

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Jori Lehtera is a nice insurance signing for the Blues. Drafted by the Blues in 2008.

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    2 teams in the running for Dave Bolland are the Panthers ans the Blues. #tvasports

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    TOR sends Gunnarson to STL in exchange for Polak. #TSN

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    2014 NHL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff The 2014 NHL Entry Draft goes on Friday and Saturday in Philadelphia. While this year's NHL draft will certainly not be able to match the talent pool of Thursday's NBA Draft, or even most other NHL Drafts for that matter, there are still some extremely talented players available. The best part... June 28

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    Berglund's deal is $11.1 million ($3.7 AAV). #stlblues

  • Blues consider options to add top-end center

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The pace will pick up this week as the Blues search for a player who can help pick up their scoring pace in the playoffs. With the two-day NHL draft beginning Friday in Philadelphia and free agency to start July 1, trade talks around the league are in full swing, and there is a possibility the..." June 23

  • Blues worked ahead on their own free agents

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues erased any offseason drama regarding their own free agents several months ago, when they re-signed defenseman Jay Bouwmeester last August and forward Alexander Steen in December. They would have been the Blues’ top priorities this summer if not for the club taking them off the block..." June 22

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    Andy Strickland @andystrickland

    Told Jason spezza's number one choice for a trade is to the #stlblues. Word is he believes he's headed to either STL or Anaheim #Ducks #Sens

  • Trade possibilities emerge for Blues

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues are looking to add offense this summer. As luck would have it, many proven scorers are in play this summer -- especially via the trade route. Most of the current Blues scuttlebutt is centered on Ottawa center Jason Spezza. He is looking for a fresh start and the Senators are willing..." June 17

  • Blues must compete for scoring help

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues are looking for offensive help. But so are two Central Division rivals, Nashville and Dallas. New Predators coach Peter Laviolette is an offensive-minded coach. He doesn't want to cobble together an offense with a bunch of 35-point forwards, as predecessor Barry Trotz often..." June 02

  • Blues provide Lindstrom with a second chance

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues are hoping that Joakim Lindstrom’s second crack at the NHL will produce better results. The club signed the Swedish-born Lindstrom, a left winger, to a one-year contract Wednesday. It is a one-way deal, which means he’s expected to play on the NHL roster in 2014-15, for..." May 29

  • Blues sign Swedish forward Lindstrom to NHL contract

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues have signed Swedish left winger Joakim Lindstrom to a one-year, one-way contract that will pay him $700,000 in 2014-15. Lindstrom, 30, was a second-round pick of Columbus in 2002 who played parts of three seasons with the Blue Jackets and bounced around with three other NHL clubs..." May 28

  • Corsi Named Blues Goaltending Coach

    NHL.com "St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has named Jim Corsi as Goaltending Coach. Corsi, 59, has spent the past 16 seasons as the goaltending coach for the Buffalo Sabres, working with the club’s NHL goalies, as well as their..." May 27

  • Abdelkader ejected for vicious hit at World Championship

    CBSSports.com "The US Men's National Team met the Jaromir Jagr-led Czech Republic in the quarterfinals at the World Championship on Thursday in Minsk, Belarus. The Americans had played well despite a significant gap in experience between them and the veteran-laden Czechs. Tied 1-1 after the first period, the..." May 22

  • Canucks are going to make a bid for Ryan Miller

    Pro Hockey Talk "Since we can cross the St. Louis Blues off Ryan Miller’s list, here are some other teams with which the 33-year-old goalie could sign as an unrestricted free agent this summer: — Anaheim Ducks. Probably the favorite option. It’s been widely speculated that Miller wants to play in California in..." May 20

  • Ryan Miller to Sharks could make sense

    CSN Bay Area "Goaltender Ryan Miller will hit the open market on July 1, and speculation has already begun on whether he could end up in San Jose. The St. Louis Blues, who acquired Miller late in the 2013-14 season, announced on Monday they would part ways with the goaltender after his unsuccessful stint..." May 20

  • Brian Elliott is in, Ryan Miller is out

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "After a costly gamble that Blues general manager Doug Armstrong said he’d take again, the club is saying goodbye to goaltender Ryan Miller after just 25 games. The Blues announced the signing of Brian Elliott on Monday to a three-year, $7.5 million contract extension, signaling the end of..." May 20

  • Allen graduates to NHL, will share work

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Jake Allen is turning the tassel to the other side of his goaltending mask. With the elimination of Allen’s Chicago Wolves from the American Hockey League playoffs last week, the goalie has officially graduated to the NHL. He has played 15 games in the league — all on a call-up basis — but..." May 19

  • Elliott Signs 3-Year Deal with Blues

    NHL.com "St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Monday the club has re-signed goaltender Brian Elliott to a three-year contract. Elliott, 29, appeared in 31 regular season games last season, posting an 18-6-2 record while ranking 11th in both save..." May 19

  • Kirk Muller Joins Blues as Assistant Coach to Hitchcock

    TSN.ca "Just one week after being fired from his post as head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes, Kirk Muller is back behind the bench with the St. Louis Blues. TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger reports that Muller has agreed to a two-year contract to work as an assistant coach with Ken..." May 13

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    Andy Strickland @andystrickland

    Told #stlblues are high on Jason Spezza's wish list...only concerns would be health...he's had some injuries over the years #Sens

  • Polak out for rest of Worlds

    Pro Hockey Talk "Calgary Flames forward Sven Baertschi isn’t the only early casualty in the 2014 World Championship. While Baertschi suffered a fractured rib, Carolina forward Andrei Loktionov and St. Louis defenseman Roman Polak are both out for the rest of the tournament with shoulder injuries, according to the..." May 10

  • ‘Something was amiss,’ says former Blues assistant coach Agnew

    Pro Hockey Talk "Losing in the playoffs can come with consequences. Gary Agnew, an assistant coach with the St. Louis Blues for two years, found out all about that. The Blues were defeated in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The club gave head coach Ken Hitchcock a one-year contract extension, but..." May 10

  • Ken Hitchcock signs one-year extension to remain Blues coach

    CBSSports.com "Ken Hitchcock will be back for another season behind the St. Louis Blues bench but two of his assistants won't. On Wednesday the Blues announced that Hitchcock as agreed to a one-year contract extension with the club. His contract in St. Louis was up after this summer after joining the Blues in..." May 07

  • Injured Tarasenko will miss worlds

    Belleville News-Democrat "St. Louis Blues winger Vladimir Tarasenko will not play for his native Russia at the upcoming world championships while rehabilitating his right thumb injury, General Manager Doug Armstrong said Thursday. "He played with a cast on his hand in the playoffs and now we need to get that 100..." May 03

  • Blackhawks advance with 5-1 victory over Blues

    Chicago Tribune "The Blackhawks are moving on. Thanks to four third-period goals, the Hawks dismantled the Blues in a 5-1 victory in Game 6 of their opening-round playoff matchup and claim the series 4-2. The Hawks will advance to play the winner of the Wild-Avalanche series, which the Avalanche lead..." April 28

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    Derek Roy is back in lineup for Blues in Game 6. vs. #Blackhawks with Adam Cracknell scratched.

  • It's time for Miller to shine ... or else

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "For the first time this year, the Blues on Sunday confront their season. Unless they pull off something unseen since March 25 — namely, a road win — their 111 regular-season points, the five-month domination of the Central Division, a run at the Presidents’ Trophy and heavy representation in Sochi..." April 27

  • ‘Everybody is a little discouraged,’ says Blues coach Hitchcock

    Pro Hockey Talk "For the second consecutive year, the St. Louis Blues are facing elimination in their first-round playoff series against the defending Stanley Cup champions after jumping out to a 2-0 series lead. On Friday, Jonathan Toews scored in overtime to lift the Blackhawks to a 3-2 overtime victory in..." April 27

  • Duncan Keith draws rave reviews (including a Lidstrom comparison)

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Chicago Blackhawks enjoyed some fantastic performances in their big series-clinching win against the St. Louis Blues on Sunday, but Duncan Keith might have had the best Game 6 of them all. Not only did he put together a masterful offensive performance with a goal and three assists, he also..." April 27

  • Blackhawks look to close out series on home ice

    CSN Chicago "A week ago the Chicago Blackhawks were frustrated, disappointed and trailing 0-2 in their first-round series against the St. Louis Blues. They were coming home, though, and hoping that would mark the start of their turnaround. Fast forward to the present time, where the Blackhawks have done..." April 27

  • Blackhawks best Blues 3-2 in overtime in Game 5

    Chicago Tribune "Andrew Shaw still loves shin pads. The forward's equipment played a huge role in a thrilling Blackhawks overtime victory Friday night and the defending Stanley Cup champions are one victory from dispatching the Blues in their first round NHL playoff series after a heart-thumping 3-2 victory in..." April 26

  • Kane's OT goal wins it for Blackhawks, ties series vs. Blues

    CSN Chicago "It was looking like an all-too familiar scene at the end of the second period. The Chicago Blackhawks had a lead, this time the rare 2-0 advantage. The St. Louis Blues took away that lead, again in quick fashion. It was a time when the Blackhawks had to ask themselves if they were going to fall..." April 24