BLUES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Alexander Steen, Blues beat Blackhawks in 3rd OT

Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues the 4-3 victory and a 1-0 series lead over the Chicago Blackhawks. Ryan Miller made 39 saves and shut the Blackhawks down after Patrick Kane scored on a breakaway to put Chicago up 3-2 late in the first period. “It stings right now, obviously,” said Kane, per NHL.com. “I think the big...
Via Sports-Glory
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joel Quenneville emphatically protests non-call by grabbing handful of crotch (GIF)

The Chicago Blackhawks were involved in an emotional, tense and bitter overtime battle with the St. Louis Blues when a perceived non-call by the refs prompted head coach Joel Quenneville to briefly went rigging berserk on the bench. Quenneville clearly believed that the Blues, already down one man due to a delay of game penalty, […] The post Joel Quenneville emphatically protests...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Max Lapierre Rescues Blues With Improbable Save In OT

The Blues and Blackhawks took part in an exhausting three overtime war of attrition in their quarterfinals opener on Thursday night. Both teams had plenty of opportunities to win it over the extra three frames, but the Blackhawks had a golden chance to end it in the first OT but were denied thanks to the game’s best save…and it wasn’t made by a goalie. After being pushed into...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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WATCH: Alexander Steen scores goal in triple-OT for Blues win

getty images Alexander Steen of the St. Louis Blues scored a game winning goal in the third overtime of Thursday’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks. The game was tired 3-3 after regulation and featured numerous scoring attempts prior to Steen’s goal. Relive Steen’s goal below: Game 2 of the series will be on Saturday at 3:00 pm ET on NBC.
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Steen Wins Game 1 For The St. Louis Blues In Triple Overtime (VIDEO)

Alexander Steen gave the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks, twenty-six seconds into triple overtime.  Steen’s goal gives the blues a 1-0 series lead on the defending Stanley Cup Champions.  The play started with the puck getting dumped in on the Blackhawks goalie, Corey Crawford.  Crawford played the bouncing puck in behind the net, but David Backes...
Via Total Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Maxim Lapierre Thinks He’s Ryan Miller, Makes Game-Saving Block in OT

During the first overtime of Thursday night’s Game 1 of the Blackhawks vs. Blues series, Maxim Lapierre saved the game for St. Louis when Ryan Miller was down and out. Lapierre, who got pushed into the crease by Brandon Saad, happened to be in position when Kris Versteeg fired a shot on the Notes’ empty net. Acting like Ryan Miller, he made the save like a warrior. This is playoff...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane Turns Ryan Miller Into Inanimate Object With Breakaway Goal

Thursday night’s Blues-Blackhawks series-opening game got off to a hot start in St. Louis, featuring five goals in the first twenty minutes. The last strike came off the stick of Patrick Kane on a breakaway with just under two minutes to play in the period. The ‘Hawks star forward used his quick release to make Blues netminder Ryan Miller look like a stone statue as he gave Chicago...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ott, playing on top line tonight, is still adjusting to the Blues

ST. LOUIS -- There is no replacing T.J. Oshie, who does just about everything for the Blues. This includes setting the tempo and energy level that helped his club finish with one of its best seasons in franchise history. When scanning the St. Louis roster, Steve Ott probably doesn't stick out as the most likely candidate to fill the void created by Oshie's absence on the...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No Oshie or Berglund yet, but Tarasenko is back

ST. LOUIS -- T.J. Oshie and Patrik Berglund will not play for the Blues in Game 1 of their playoff series against the visiting Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday. But the good news -- the really good news -- is that forward Vladimir Tarasenko will. "Originally, it was no-go for the first round, and now you're seeing a guy playing Game 1, which is really significant," coach...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko set to return for game one tonight against Blackhawks

St. Louis Blues forward Vladamir Tarasenko will return to the lineup tonight, according to Lou Korac on twitter.Tarasenko has been out of action since March 15th with a hand injury that required surgery, but was a full participant in practice on Wednesday and is finally ready to get back into game action.Tarasenko should be a major upgrade to a Blues team that has been struggling...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blues' T.J. Oshie, Patrik Berglund to miss game one against Blackhawks tonight

St. Louis Blues forwards Patrik Berglund and T.J. Oshie have both been ruled out for tonight's opening playoff game against the Chicago Blackhawks, according to Lou Korac on twitter.Oshie is suffering from an upper body injury that caused him to miss the final two games of the regular season. He received an illegal check to the head from Michael Rupp in the third-last game of...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No pressure, Ryan Miller -- all you have to be is great

ST. LOUIS -- The man in the mask with the uncertain future is now in the spotlight. This is why Ryan Miller is here. The 33-year-old goaltender was acquired from the Buffalo Sabres in late February to be the missing piece that takes the St. Louis Blues from Stanley Cup contender to champion in a hockey town long frustrated by its inability to capture a Cup. So as the Blues go into...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

T.J. Oshie Shows Off Shootout Skills In Enterprise Ad (Video)

Fans of Team USA hockey know by now that T.J. Oshie is a shootout master, and the St. Louis Blues forward shows off his accuracy in a new ad for Enterprise Rent-A-Car. The scene is set with Oshie taking shots on net all alone on the ice when an Enterprise employee arrives to pick the forward up. Oshie then asks the employee for some “help” standing in as goaltender so Oshie can...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues will give out t-shirts for Game 1

The St. Louis Blues usually hand out one of two items during the playoffs: Rally towels or Thunder Sticks. The towels are always fun and Thunder Sticks are … well, no one would miss them. The Blues have decided to do things a little bit differently for Game 1 against the Blackhawks. This time they’re giving out t-shirts. Here it is – the front of the T-shirt all fans get at...
Via Frozen Notes
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Rupp ejected for dangerous hit on T.J. Oshie

Wild forward Mike Rupp was ejected and given a match penalty for intent-to-injure for a dangerous hit on St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie during the second period of Thursday night’s game in Minnesota. As Oshie attempted to skate the puck out of his own zone, Rupp came at him from the blindside and delivered a hit to the head. The Blues winger was able to get up off the ice...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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