St. Louis Blues Wiretap

Capitals Acquire Kevin Shattenkirk From Blues

Feb 28, 2017 12:46 AM

The Washington Capitals, already touting an NHL-best 89 points, acquired one of the top players available on the trade market in defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk on Monday night.

The Blues get forward Zach Sanford, a 2017 first-round draft pick, and a conditional future second-round pick.

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Blues Place Paul Stastny On IR With Lower-Body Injury

Feb 14, 2017 5:47 PM

The St. Louis Blues have placed forward Paul Stastny on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.

The Blues on Tuesday said Stastny was injured during a overtime win last Thursday in Toronto.

Stastny, 31, is in his third season with the Blues. He is tied for fourth on the team with 35 points (15 goals, 20 assists) in 54 games.

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Martin Havlat Retires After 14 NHL Seasons

Feb 9, 2017 1:43 AM

Martin Havlat has announced his retirement after putting up 594 points in 790 NHL games over 14 seasons.

Nicknamed "Mach 9" for his skating prowess, Havlat played for the Senators, Blackhawks, Wild, Sharks, Devils and Blues. The 35-year-old announced his retirement on Wednesday through the NHL Players' Association.

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Robby Fabbri Tears ACL, Done For Season

Feb 5, 2017 6:14 PM

The St. Louis Blues' battle to sneak into the playoffs just got a little harder with the announcement that forward Robby Fabbri will miss the rest of the season with an ACL injury to his left knee.

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Blues Fire Coach Ken Hitchcock

Feb 1, 2017 1:15 PM

The Blues' coaching change was supposed to happen after the season was over, but a disappointing year has cost veteran bench boss Ken Hitchcock his job ahead of time.

The Blues announced Wednesday morning that Hitchcock had been relieved of his duties and that associate coach Mike Yeo was taking over. Yeo, the former Wild head coach, was hired last summer with the stipulation that he would take over when Hitchcock retired after this season.

 

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Oilers Trade Nail Yakupov To Blues For Prospect, Draft Pick

Oct 8, 2016 1:51 AM

The Edmonton Oilers have traded disappointing former first overall draft pick Nail Yakupov to the St. Louis Blues for a prospect and conditional draft pick, the teams announced Friday evening.

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Vladimir Sobotka Trying To Return To NHL

Sep 15, 2016 2:23 PM

Team Czech Republic forward Vladimir Sobotka and his agent remain in talks with the KHL and the St. Louis Blues in hopes of returning to the NHL this season.

After playing the past two seasons for Avangard Omsk, Sobotka has been in talks for the past five months with no resolution. 

Sobotka, 28, has one year remaining on this KHL contract and said this process has been a difficult one.

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Blues, Jaden Schwartz Agree To Extension

Jul 16, 2016 1:09 AM

The Blues and restricted free agent forward Jaden Schwartz have avoided arbitration and agreed on a five-year contract extension worth $26.75 million.

Re-signing the 24-year-old Schwartz was a top priority for the team, which lost in the Western Conference finals to San Jose.

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Blues Hire Yeo To Take Over For Hitchcock After Next Season

Jun 13, 2016 5:41 PM

The Blues have hired former Wild coach Mike Yeo as associate head coach and will hand him the head coaching job when Ken Hitchcock retires after next season.

"For being 42 years old, he's got a lot of experience," Blues general manager Doug Armstrong said in a statement. "He's won a Stanley Cup in Pittsburgh, he's taken an American League team to the finals, and you saw the good job he did in Minnesota in taking that team to the second round. What excites me is his experience, but with his age, he can really relate to today's players and it's an exciting day for our team."

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Hitchcock Say's Next Season Will Be His Last

May 31, 2016 1:12 PM

Invigorated by the breakthrough postseason turned in by the Blues, head coach Ken Hitchcock is returning for the 2016-17 season. The Blues announced a new one-year deal for the veteran coach and Stanley Cup winner.

But after next season, he's done behind the bench.

During his press conference in St. Louis, Hitchcock announced that the 2016-17 season will be his final season coaching in the NHL.

"I'm not coaching after this year," Hitchcock said, leaving other options open besides coaching. "I don't know if I'm going to retire."

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Sharks Advance To First Stanley Cup Finals
The Sharks beat the Blues 5-2 on Wednesday night to advance to the Stanley Cup finals for the first time in franchise history.

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Sharks Beat Blues, Lead Western Finals 3-2
Joe Pavelski led the San Jose Sharks to a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Blues on Monday night.

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Blues To Start Goaltender Jake Allen In Game 5
Jake Allen made 31 saves in the Blues' 6-3 win over the Sharks on Saturday.

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NHL Suspends Andrew Shaw One-Game For Anti-Gay Slur
Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw will miss Game 5 in St. Louis on Thursday.

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Blackhawks Should Be At Full Strength For Playoffs
The Blackhawks lost to the Blues by the score of 2-1 in overtime on Thursday night.

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Blues Sign Carl Gunnarsson To Extension
Carl Gunnarsson has two goals, and five assists in 62 games for the Blues this season.

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Paul Stastny Returns To Blues' Lineup
Blues center Paul Stastny has missed 16 games with a broken right foot.

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Blues Invite Havlat, Zubrus To Try Out
Both Martin Havlat and Dainius Zubrus played for the Devils last season.

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Peter Chiarelli To Be Named YoungStars GM
Stan Bowman will be the assistant GM for the YoungStars.

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Blues Invite Scott Gomez To Camp For Tryout
Scott Gomez, 35, had seven goals and 27 assists, in 58 games with the Devils last season.

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Jori Lehtera Out Six To Eight Weeks After Ankle Surgery
Jori Lehtera scored 14 goals in 75 regular season games for the Blues.

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Blues Sign Tarasenko To Eight-Year Deal
Vladimir Tarasenko scored 37 goals for the Blues last season.

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Caps Trade Brouwer To Blues For Oshie
T.J. Oshie had 19 goals and 36 assists in 72 games last season for the Blues.

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Team Canada Names Doug Armstrong GM
Doug Armstrong was part of the management staff for Canada's Olympic gold-medal wins in Vancouver (2010) and Sochi (2014).

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Ken Hitchcock Stays With Blues On One-Year Contract
Both Ken Hitchcock and general manager Doug Armey referred to the term ''detoxing'' since the Blues were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs.

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Wild Win To Advance To Second Round
The Wild will now face-off with the Blackhawks in the Western Conference semifinals.

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Blues, Blackhawks Generate Offense In Low Risk Ways
The Blues and Blackhawks can generate offense from their blue lines, but do so in a way that should they turn the puck over they're not at risk of becoming the victim of a quick counterpunch.

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Blues Give Hitchcock His 700th Regular-Season Victory
The Blues edged the Flyers 1-0 in a shootout on Thursday night.

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Maple Leafs Acquire Lindstrom From Blues For Jokinen
Joakim Lindstrom has scored three goals in 34 games with the Blues this season.

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Jackets Trade Cracknell To Blues For Future Considerations
Adam Cracknell has played in 17 games with the Blue Jackets and in 18 games with the AHL's Springfield Falcons.

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