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Kevin Shattenkirk winds up on NHL's best team in Washington

ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Blues general manager Doug Armstrong wouldn’t trade captain David Backes or top-six winger Troy Brouwer at the trade deadline last February, even though they were free to walk as free agents in July and did just that with the Blues left holding the bag. 728 more words

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Blues former head coach thanks players, staff, and fans in statement

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- It has been one week since the St. Louis Blues parted with ways with former head coach, Ken Hitchcock. After a 5-3 loss to the Winnipeg Jets on January 31, 2017, Blues President of Hockey Operations Doug Armstrong fired Hitchcock after six seasons. 170 more words

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NHL Week in Review (January 29-February 4)

Professional sports in North America are going through a strange period right now and it all started in the NHL.

That was when the Atlanta Thrashers were forced to leave Atlanta and were given a home in Winnipeg. 1,430 more words


Hitchcock Pays For Management’s Mistakes

Ken Hitchcock was supposed to retire from NHL coaching at the end of this season and Mike Yeo take over next year. Instead the St. Louis ownership and management speeded up the process by firing Hitchcock after the Blues tumbled out of a playoff position. 442 more words

St. Louis Blues Fire Head Coach, But is it Enough?

News broke that the St. Louis Blues had fired Head Coach Ken Hitchcock, who was already on his way to retirement at the end of the season. 379 more words


McGuire: Blues lost their identity

Hockey analyst Pierre McGuire chats about the Habs lineup changes and the coaching change in St Louis.