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Blues add d-man depth, sign ex-Flame Butler

With one of the NHL’s deepest bluelines, St. Louis didn’t appear a team in need of defensive reinforcements — but that’s exactly what the club got on Wednesday, signing former Calgary rearguard Chris Butler to a one-year, two-way deal… 122 more words

Defensive defensemen are struggling in the playoffs

It has been said that a “stay-at-home” defensive defenseman’s value expands in the post season. The theory behind this supposes that the looser rules regarding physical force and obstruction play into these defender’s strengths. 689 more words

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