Blues History

The Pittsburgh Penguins traded away one of the greatest players in their franchise history on this date. Plus, a pair of Hockey Hall of Famers were born who won three Stanley Cups between them. So let’s begin our daily trip back in time to relive all the best moments from July 11. Pittsburgh Penguins Trade
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June 20 has only ever seen one game played, but it provided a memorable goal for the underdogs. There were also two National Hockey League Entry Drafts on this date, with the same team picking first in both of them. So let’s begin our daily trip back in time to relive all the best moments
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April 27 has provided some big moments throughout the course of National Hockey League history. There have been plenty of dramatic playoff games as well as new league and franchise records set on this date. Let’s take our daily trip back in time to relive all the best moments. A Big Day for Buffalo The
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March 13 has been an eventful date throughout National Hockey League history. Hall of Famers hit milestones while there was plenty to cheer about in Philadelphia, St. Louis, and Calgary. The THW time machine is gassed up and is ready for its daily journey through the years to relive the best this date has had
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Two of the greatest players who ever skated in the National Hockey League had memorable performances on this date. Plus, the number 1,000 was a reoccurring theme, a shortened season began and a dynamic duo in Chicago hit a pair of personal milestones. Let’s take our daily trip back through time and relive the best
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As we round out the by decade lists for the St. Louis Blues forwards, defensemen, and now goaltenders, there are a lot of players to consider given the rich history of the franchise. Out of all the great goaltenders that have played in St. Louis, only one could lead them to the Stanley Cup victory
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Jan. 4 has been quite the busy day in National Hockey League history. The greatest player of them all had four huge nights for three different teams. Some of his fellow members of the Hockey Hall of Fame joined him in having big-time performances. It is time for a daily trip through time as we
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Jan. 2 has been a very unique date in National Hockey League history. It has seen two legends of the game do their thing in five different decades. A pair of goaltenders accomplished an extremely rare feat and there were even a couple of outdoor games for good measure. Let’s fire up our hockey time
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This has been a very busy date in the history of the National Hockey League. The theme of the day was expansion, leading scorers, historic firsts and the number 100. Let’s strap into our frozen way back machine and take a look back at all the history Dec. 9 has to offer us. Major Expansion
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Dec. 8 has been a very unique date in National Hockey League history. It gave the first goal that was actually shot in by a goaltender. It was also a big date for hockey-playing brothers, both as teammates and bitter enemies. In addition, there were some memories made in St. Louis as well. Let’s get
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One of the biggest trades in National Hockey History went down on this date as two heated rivals swapped star players. Also, Nov. 7 has seen some of the best players to ever skate in Detroit have big moments and multiple defensemen have big nights on the scoresheet. Esposito Opens on Broadway The Boston Bruins
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For most NHL teams, the question of who is the greatest of all time is not one that is easily answered. Are strictly on-ice measures considered? Is it as simple as choosing the player with the most points or games played? What about goalies? And how do coaches and general managers figure into the equation?
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So many historic events occurred on Oct. 13 throughout National Hockey League. “Mr. Hockey” scored his first NHL goal in eight years, numerous big names lit the lamp for the first time in their careers, some legendary goaltenders earned shutouts and the first-ever All-Star Game was played in Toronto. Howe Gets Back in the Goal
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Like any other NHL franchise, the St. Louis Blues have made plenty of good trades, and plenty of bad trades. The recent trade history for the Blues has been very good, and was a key factor in their success last season. Let’s discuss their three best and worst trades in franchise history. Blues’ Worst Trades
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In today’s NHL, fans and coaches alike see any goalkeeper who starts 60 games or more as an absolute workhorse. Starting goalies are usually expected to play 45-55 games, unless they are truly at the top of the heap in the league. 20 years ago, goalies starting 60-plus games was more common, but it certainly
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