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Blues' in-season coaching change is paying off (so far)

ST. LOUIS -- General manager Doug Armstrong's difficult decision is paying off so far. Armstrong fired his friend, Ken Hitchcock, as the Blues' head coach Feb. 1. He replaced him with Mike Yeo, the former Minnesota Wild boss who was brought in as the coach-in-waiting last offseason after Hitchcock decided the 2016-17 campaign would be his last. The coaching change has breathed new...
Via Associated Press
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues 7-3 under Yeo following in-season firing

ST. LOUIS (AP) General manager Doug Armstrong's difficult decision is paying off. Armstrong fired his friend, Ken Hitchcock, as the Blues' head coach on Feb. 1. He replaced him with Mike Yeo, the former Minnesota Wild boss who was brought in as the coach-in-waiting last offseason after Hitchcock decided the 2016-17 campaign would be his last. The coaching change has breathed...
Via Associated Press
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

A review of the St. Louis Blues’ Mike Yeo era so far

As the Blues stumble onto their bye week on an admittedly rough note, it seems like a good time to take stock of the burgeoning Mike Yeo era. Yeo took over as head coach at the start of February after Ken Hitchcock was fired while the Blues were struggling. While the move was unexpected, given Hitchcock’s track record, so far it has seemed like the right move. Under Hitchcock,...
Via isportsweb.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blues’ Vladimir Tarasenko surprises young fan with great birthday present

The St. Louis Blues will have a very special guest tagging along with them during a road trip next month, and star forward Vladimir Tarasenko is a big reason why. Last week, the team held a live auction during a function and the most coveted prize was a trip for two to watch the Blues play in Phoenix and Denver in late March. As part of the package, the winner would get to travel...
Via FOX Sports
23 hours ago

Blues look to bounce back from loss, host Panthers

ST. LOUIS -- Mike Yeo has liked the way the St. Louis Blues have responded after a win since he took over as the team's coach on Feb. 1. Now he gets to see how they respond after a loss. For only the second time in nine games under Yeo, the Blues are coming off a loss as they host the Florida Panthers on Monday night in their final game before the league-mandated break in their...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Blues keep rolling, earn 4-3 win over Canucks

ST. LOUIS -- Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen scored third-period power play goals to lift the streaking St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night. Magnus Paajarvi and Jori Lehtera also scored, and Kevin Shattenkirk had three assists for the Blues, who won their sixth straight game. Jake Allen made 18 saves. St. Louis improved to 7-1 since Mike...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarasenko, Steen score late, lift Blues past Canucks 4-3

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen scored third-period power play goals to lift the streaking St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night. Magnus Paajarvi and Jori Lehtera also scored, and Kevin Shattenkirk had three assists for the Blues, who won their sixth straight game. Jake Allen made 18 saves. St. Louis improved to 7-1 since...
Via MyNorthwest.com
5 days ago

Lackluster Blues Opens Door For Shattenkirk Trade

  The playoff picture is not looking too bright for the St. Louis Blues, as they currently find themselves on the outside looking in. One year removed from an Eastern Conference Semifinals appearance, the Blues are sinking quick. But this bodes well for potential trade speculation of big targets. General Manager Doug Armstrong already gave the boot to Ken Hitchcock and goalie coach...
Via The Sports Post
13 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues fire head coach Ken Hitchcock, promote Mike Yeo

On Wednesday morning, the Blues relieved Ken Hitchcock of his coaching duties, elevating head coach-in-waiting Mike Yeo to head coach for the remainder of the season. The 2016-2017 season was supposed to be Hitchcock’s final year coaching, but the Blues’ struggles throughout the season appears to have forced the Blues’ hand, as Hitchcock has failed to find a solution as the...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

After firing Ken Hitchcock, Blues’ season is in gutter

The St. Louis Blues have fired longtime coach Ken Hitchcock and replaced him with former Minnesota Wild bench boss Mike Yeo. The team announced the stunning move Wednesday morning. Hitchcock has been the coach of the Blues since the 2011-12 season, compiling five straight winning seasons entering 2016-17. After St. Louis made it all the way to the Western Conference Finals last season...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Genie Bouchard and boyfriend Jordan Caron on vacation

Genie Bouchard lost in the third round of the Australian Open, but all seems to be going OK for her. Following her early exit in Melbourne, Bouchard headed off to a vacation spot where she lounged, showed off coconuts, and seemed to spend time with a new love — boyfriend Jordan Caron. Her first few photos from her vacation were of her by herself, but then came this one that had...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Blues were roasted on Twitter after the NHL’s Top 100 announcement

The NHL recently announced their 100 greatest players in an event which pretty much boiled down to a glorified Bleacher Report slideshow. The list featured many legends of the game, some controversial decisions and of course plenty of debate. The St. Louis Blues were featured prominently with 14 total players making the cut who have worn the Note at some point during their career...
Via Puck Drunk Love
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Duchene and Landeskog still on trade block

Over the past several weeks, numerous reports have surfaced suggesting that the Colorado Avalanche are open to trading Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog. Most scenarios seemed pretty unlikely, but a new report from Adrian Dater suggests that both players are still firmly on the trade block, but it’ll take something special to get the Avalanche to agree to a trade. Duchene and...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 07, 2017  |  Discuss
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