St. Louis Blues Wiretap

Blues Sign GM Doug Armstrong To Four-Year Extension

Dec 27, 2017 11:33 PM

The Blues have signed general manager Doug Armstrong to a four-year contract extension with a team option for a fifth year, the team announced Wednesday.

Armstrong, who is also the team's president of hockey operations, is in his 10th season with the Blues. Since he became GM in 2010, the team has a 337-185-56 regular-season record (fourth-best in the NHL since the 2010-11) and has reached the playoffs six years in a row.

Tags: St Louis Blues, Misc Rumor, Signing

Jaromir Jagr Drawing Interest From Blues

Sep 28, 2017 4:40 PM

The St. Louis Blues have discussed the possibility of signing 45-year-old free agent forward Jaromir Jagr, the second-leading scorer in NHL history.

"He's a great player," general manager Doug Armstrong said Thursday. "Certainly we've talked internally about him, as well as a number of players. But we're really going to have to dig deep into how our style of play is and what type of players can come in and complement our style."

Tags: St Louis Blues, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

Alexander Steen Injures Left Hand

Sep 20, 2017 8:01 PM

Blues forward Alexander Steen will miss the rest of training camp after suffering a left hand injury in the team's first preseason game.

The 33-year-old Steen was hurt against Dallas on Tuesday night and will be re-evaluated in three weeks. He is entering his 10th season with the Blues and coming off a year in which he had 16 goals and 35 assists in 76 regular-season games.

Tags: St Louis Blues, Injury, Misc Rumor

Blues, Colton Parayko Agree To Five-Year, $27.5M Deal

Jul 20, 2017 1:24 PM

The Blues and defenseman Colton Parayko have agreed on a five-year, $27.5 million contract, avoiding arbitration.

The restricted free agent had four goals and 31 assists last season after posting 33 points in his rookie year. He had five points in 11 playoff games last season.

Tags: St Louis Blues, Misc Rumor, Terms Agreement

Blues Lose Patrik Berglund Until December

Jun 29, 2017 1:35 AM

Blues center Patrik Berglund is expected to be out until December after having surgery to repair a dislocated left shoulder.

The Blues said Berglund was injured during an offseason conditioning program in Sweden and flew to St. Louis for Tuesday's procedure. The team called it a successful surgery.

Berglund scored a career-high 23 goals and finished with 34 points in 2016-17, adding four assists in 11 playoff games.

Tags: St Louis Blues, Injury, Misc Rumor

Paul Stastny Skates, Listed Day-To-Day

Apr 19, 2017 1:33 AM

Blues forward Paul Stastny skated for the first time in a month on Tuesday after missing the past 13 games with a lower-body injury.

Coach Mike Yeo said Stastny is day-to-day. St. Louis is up 3-0 in its first-round series against the Minnesota Wild, with Game 4 at home Wednesday night.

Tags: St Louis Blues, Injury, Misc Rumor

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.

Tags: Washington Capitals, St Louis Blues, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

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.

Tags: St Louis Blues, Injury, Misc Rumor

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.

Tags: Ottawa Senators, Chicago Blackhawks, Minnesota Wild, New Jersey Devils, San Jose Sharks, St Louis Blues, Misc Rumor

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.

Tags: St Louis Blues, Injury, Misc Rumor

Blues Fire Coach Ken Hitchcock
The Wild have announced that Mike Yeo has taken over the head coaching duties for the team.

Oilers Trade Nail Yakupov To Blues For Prospect, Draft Pick
Nail Yakupov has scored 50 goals in 252 NHL games and has never scored more than 17 in a single season.

Vladimir Sobotka Trying To Return To NHL
Vladimir Sobotka's agent remain in talks with the KHL and the St. Louis Blues.

Blues, Jaden Schwartz Agree To Extension
The Blues have re-signed Jaden Schwartz to a five-year, $26.75M contract extension.

Blues Hire Yeo To Take Over For Hitchcock After Next Season
The Blues have hired former Wild head coach Mike Yeo as associate head coach.

Hitchcock Say's Next Season Will Be His Last
Ken Hitchcock has announced that the 2016-17 season will be his final season coaching in the NHL.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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


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

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

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).