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Talking Puck Podcast: WCSF for May 4

Jay and I sit down and talk about the Preds showing they’re still alive and kicking against the Sharks, plus the Blues throw down a statement game against Dallas.   12 more words

St. Louis Blues find solution for ‘hyper’ Alex Pietrangelo: Keep sending him out on the ice

ST. LOUIS — Of the 20 players, all defenceman, who topped the National Hockey League in minutes played this season, 11 didn’t make the playoffs and three others were gone after the first round. 847 more words


NHL Western Conference Update

Both NHL Western Conference semi-final series continue today with game 1 winners, the West top seed, Dallas Stars (vs the second seed St. Louis Blues and the San Jose Sharks, only 6th in points (vs the 7 seed Nashville Predators) in the NHL West, hosting game 2, as they also hosted game one. 138 more words

Blues At Stars: Game Two Preview

DALLAS (AP) – The top-seeded Dallas Stars have cleaned up their act after that frantic finish in the first round.

Now the St. Louis Blues, already down a game in their second-round series matching the Western Conference’s top two teams, have to do the same. 315 more words


Hockey World: St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko isn't lean, but his ice time is

Is Vladimir Tarasenko’s shift length much ado about nothing or is there something deeper here?

We know St. Louis Blues’ coach Ken Hitchcock says Tarasenko’s short shift lengths are because he plays a taxing heavy game and there’s merit to that, but a 33-second shift average in the biggest game of the year, Game 7 against Chicago Blackhawks? 2,045 more words


Ken Hitchcock and Lindy Ruff forever linked by a foot in the crease 17 years ago

DALLAS — They got off to a bad start, Ken Hitchcock and Lindy Ruff, opposing coaches in the 1999 Stanley Cup final; two guys left to rationalize the chaotic ending to one of the Cup’s great trench wars. 912 more words


McGuire: Hitchcock handled Tarasenko well

Pierre McGuire breaks down this weekend’s NHL playoff action and looks ahead to Game 7 between St. Louis and Chicago tonight.