Edmonton - Oct. 16, 2015: It may not have been the result anyone was hoping for from the last home opener to ever be played at Rexall Place but yesterday's 4-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues was arguably the best all around game the Edmonton Oilers have played this season. Unfortunately, scoring goals continues to be a problem but don't be surprised to see that change in the very near future. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 11, 2015: If one were to simply look at the box score from last night’s game between the Edmonton Oilers and Nashville Predators, they would likely come to the conclusion that Pekka Rinne was sole the reason Todd McLellan’s side dropped a 2-0 decision. While the three-time Vezina Trophy nominee was solid in between the pipes, the 32-year old was rarely tested by Connor McDavid.
Edmonton - Oct. 9, 2015: On night in which Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid made his long awaited NHL debut, it was a childhood friend of the 2015 first overall pick who stole the spotlight in yesterday’s showdown with the St. Louis Blues. Fellow rookie Robby Fabbri scored what proved to be the eventual game-winner midway through the third period, as the Oilers dropped their season opener 3-1 to the reigning Central Division winners. FULL STORY
Toronto - May. 20, 2015: Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo's Puck Daddy is reporting that Mike Babcock will not be going to the Buffalo Sabres or returning to the Detroit Red Wings. He suggests that the two remaining teams are the Toronto Maple Leafs and the St. Louis Blues. The article goes on to say that the Maple Leafs' plane is on it way to Detroit. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Mar. 8, 2015: Once again, the Toronto Maple Leafs were spanked on a Saturday night CBC game. This time, it was six different St. Louis Blues players who scored to pace the Blues to a 6-1 victory over the Maple Leafs at the ACC. Last week, the Leafs lost 4-0 to the Canadiens in Montreal. In their last two Saturday games, the Leafs have been outscored 10-1. FULL STORY
St. Louis - Mar. 2, 2015: The St. Louis Blues acquired defenseman Zbynek Michalek from the Arizona Coyotes on Monday for center Maxim Letunov and a conditional third-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. Michalek is scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent on July 1. The Coyotes will retain 50 percent of Michalek's salary, according to ESPN.com. FULL STORY
Pittsburgh - Mar. 2, 2015: The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired defenseman Ian Cole from the St. Louis Blues on Monday for defenseman Robert Bortuzzo and a seventh-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, as both sides continue to improve their rosters heading into the post-season. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Mar. 1, 2015: It may have been closer than some were expecting but last night's 2-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues was essentially the perfect outcome for the Edmonton Oilers. Keep from getting embarrassed but continue to hold your spot in the Draft Lottery. It may not be overly sexy but it is exactly what this team needs to do over the final six weeks of the 2014-15 season. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Jan. 14, 2015: At this stage of the game, expecting a team like the Edmonton Oilers to go into the building of one of the better teams in the Western Conference and come away with two points is not even remotely realistic. So watching them fall by a score of 4-2 to the St. Louis Blues is frankly no big deal. However, expecting these players to have one another’s back should be a no-brainer but shockingly enough…it continues to be a major problem with the group. FULL STORY
St. Louis - Dec. 13, 2014: Alexander Steen returned to the line-up and scored three points to help the St. Louis Blues defeat the New York Islanders 6-3 on Thursday night. T.J. Oshie also had a three point night and Barret Jackman registered a goal and an assist. Jake Allen made 25 saves for the win. FULL STORY
Uniondale - Dec. 6, 2014: Martin Brodeur earned his first victory since signing with the St. Louis Blues after defeating the New York Islanders 6-4 at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday.
Brodeur, who signed a one-year contract with St. Louis on Tuesday, relieved an ineffective Jake Allen (three goals on 12 shots) to start the second period. He made 14 saves to earn his 689th career win in his sixth career relief appearance. FULL STORY
Nashville - Dec. 4, 2014: The Nashville Predators defeated the St. Louis Blues 4-3 at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday, spoiling Martin Brodeur's first game for the Blues.
Brodeur made 20 saves on 24 shots, including 14 saves in the first period when he stopped some point-blank attempts. FULL STORY
Chicago - Dec. 4, 2014: Kris Versteeg is back to being the offensive force the Chicago Blackhawks thought they were getting when they re-acquired him last season in a trade with the Florida Panthers.
Coming off major knee surgery that cut short his 2012-13 season, Versteeg struggled to regain his top form last season in Chicago, including a rough showing during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. A full summer of conditioning helped him regain his speed and quickness, and his rejuvenated game is showing on the scoresheet. FULL STORY
St. Louis - Dec. 2, 2014: The St. Louis Blues have signed veteran goaltender Martin Brodeur to a one-year contract.
The deal is reportedly worth $700,000 plus bonuses.
Brodeur spent the last 21 seasons with the New Jersey Devils and leads the NHL in wins (688), games played (1,259), losses (394) and shutouts (124). FULL STORY
St. Paul - Nov. 30, 2014: Vladimir Tarasenko has a knack for scoring goals. Perhaps more importantly for the St. Louis Blues, he has a knack for scoring big goals.
Tarasenko scored the first goal of the game Saturday against the Minnesota Wild, and then added the shootout winner to give St. Louis a 3-2 victory at Xcel Energy Center. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Nov. 29, 2014: On a night in which the Edmonton Oilers found a way to score three goals on just sixteen shots and received an all-world performance from Ben Scrivens, it looked as though the hockey gods were going to finally throw this team a bone and allow them to head home from a tough three game trip with their first win of the season against a Western Conference opponent. Instead, what the Oilers ended up with was a blown third period lead and their second overtime loss in as many nights, falling 4-3 to the St. Louis Blues. FULL STORY
Columbus - Nov. 15, 2014: The Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday acquired defenseman Jordan Leopold from the St. Louis Blues for a fifth-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft.
Selected with the 44th pick by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1999 draft, Leopold has 66 goals and 210 points in 659 NHL games with Calgary Flames, Colorado Avalanche, Florida Panthers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Buffalo Sabres and Blues. FULL STORY