Tag "Jordan Binnington"

St. Louis Blues 2021-22 Season Recap

One of the model franchises across the NHL, the St. Louis Blues qualified for the postseason for the fourth straight season and the ninth time in the last ten years in 2021.

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NHL Playoff Preview: St. Louis Blues vs. Colorado Avalanche

In a rematch of 2021’s first round, the Colorado Avalanche and the St. Louis Blues face off in Round 2.

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St. Louis Blues Season Preview

The St. Louis Blues qualified for the playoffs for the third straight season a year ago. Winners of 27 games during the Covid-19 shortened season, they secured the fourth and final spot in the West Division.

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St. Louis Blues Season Recap

The Blues were able to make it into the playoffs for the 2020-21 season. However, their Stanley Cup dreams were crushed by the Colorado Avalanche in a four-game sweep. Now they need to reassess for next season.

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Weekly Gambling Picks

I’m waaaaayyyyy down on the past two World Series games, but don’t let that distract you that I went 37-14-1 last weekend. I’m back with more picks. More overs, locks, underdogs, and everything in-between. Let’s get rich.

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2019/20 Team Outlook: St. Louis Blues

And you really don’t remember, was it something that he said? Are the voices in your head calling Gloria?” Gloria, a hit song by Laura Branigan, became the staple tune for the St. Louis Blues and their fans during their remarkable run to the 2018/19 Stanley Cup Championship last June. For a team that looked absolutely dead in the water at the start of the calendar year, Head Coach Craig Berube and his wonderful staff, coupled with the trust, belief, and backing from General Manager Doug Armstrong turned a lackluster, underperforming team into one of the best sports stories in recent memory. And let’s not forget the emergence of goaltender Jordan Binnington and the rest of the Blues roster who were each instrumental during their unbelievable stretch run. What can the Blues produce as an encore heading into the new campaign which is set to kick off in just under four weeks time? 

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Jordan Binnington: The Savior of St. Louis

After getting off to a 9-13-4 start through 26 games, there were not high hopes for the Blues to make a postseason run. The offense was struggling to put the puck in the net, and Jake Allen was an inconsistent nightmare in the crease. Vladimir Tarasenko uncharacteristically recorded just 24 points in the first 40 games of the season. The Blues had high hopes going into the season after acquiring Ryan O’Reilly from the Buffalo Sabres as well as signing veteran winger Tyler Bozak. They had the pieces for a great season, but it all started at the top.

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Calder Watch: Binnington Benefitting from Cup Run

The Calder Memorial Trophy race for NHL Rookie of the Year was all but decided near the end of the season, with the clear-cut favorite being Elias Pettersson. The Swedish-born forward sat at almost a point per game, registering 28

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