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Blues fan survey: Trade Tarasenko? Re-sign Perron? Trust in Binnington?

Blues fan survey: Trade Tarasenko?  Re-sign Perron?  Trust in Binnington?

It was interesting this week to look back at the Blues’ fan survey from last year. Some of the issues we asked you about have long been forgotten while others remain hot topics. For example, is anybody out there still worried about Vladimir Tarasenko’s health and production? Maybe a few people, but last June, 40.2 …

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Blues’ Springfield farm team gave invaluable help in season, is now playing for a championship | St. Louis Blues

Blues' Springfield farm team gave invaluable help in season, is now playing for a championship |  St. Louis Blues

The Blues’ season is over, but their American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield (Massachusetts) Thunderbirds, is still going, and their chance of lifting a trophy is very much alive. The T-Birds, in their first season as the Blues’ top farm team, have reached the final of the AHL playoffs, and their best-of-seven series with the …

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2022 NHL free-agency rankings – Top options, best values, boom-or-bust players

2022 NHL free-agency rankings - Top options, best values, boom-or-bust players

There are different ways for teams to enter the NHL free-agent pool. There are big splashes for star players. Other teams methodically wade in, making sure their feet (and their finances) remain grounded. Some just dip their toes in. The Tampa Bay Lightning and Colorado Avalanche, currently playing in the Stanley Cup Final, were both …

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Gordo: As Bruins fade from Cup contention, Blues prepare for additional runs | Jeff Gordon

Gordo: As Bruins fade from Cup contention, Blues prepare for additional runs |  Jeff Gordon

The Boston Bruins went stride for stride with the Blues three years ago in their Stanley Cup battle. Like the Blues, they remained relevant through this season. But this summer the Bruins are facing the prospect of a complete rebuild while the Blues are preparing to resume their Cup chase. The tumult in Boston should …

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Latest on Perron, Husso, Leddy, Bozak: What I’m hearing about the Blues’ UFAs

Latest on Perron, Husso, Leddy, Bozak: What I'm hearing about the Blues' UFAs

David Perron has played for five teams during his 15-year NHL career but has signed a contract with only one: St. Louis. Perron inked multi-year deals in 2007, 2010, 2012, 2016 and 2018. In between, he played for Edmonton, Pittsburgh, Anaheim and Vegas, but each of those clubs inherited a contract that he agreed to …

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Buffalo Sabers acquire goalie Ben Bishop from Dallas Stars in salary cap-related move

Buffalo Sabers acquire goalie Ben Bishop from Dallas Stars in salary cap-related move

BUFFALO, NY — The Buffalo Sabers acquired goalie Ben Bishop in a trade with the Dallas Stars on Friday in a salary cap-related paperwork move involving a veteran who is not expected to play again because of degenerative right knee injury. The Sabers add the final year of Bishop’s contract, which represents nearly a $5 …

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Under-the-radar stars of the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs, including Artturi Lehkonen, Frank Vatrano

Under-the-radar stars of the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs, including Artturi Lehkonen, Frank Vatrano

The 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs have blessed us with some superb — if expected — production from the game’s biggest stars. For Connor McDavid, Andrei Vasilevskiy, Mika Zibanejad, Leon Draisaitl, Cale Makar and Nathan MacKinnon (and many more), we are grateful. However, it’s time we raise awareness about the players who came into the postseason …

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Armstrong provides answers to offseason questions

Armstrong provides answers to offseason questions

It’s been more than week since the St. Louis Blues’ season came to an end, and now that the dust has settled some, General Manager Doug Armstrong will get to work on shaping his roster for the 2022-23 season. The Blues finished the regular-season with 109 points, which was tied for third-most in franchise history. …

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NHL Mock Draft 2.0: Corey Pronman’s first-round picks, analysis

NHL Mock Draft 2.0: Corey Pronman's first-round picks, analysis

Now that the World Championships and NHL combine are done, most of the 2022 NHL Draft picture is starting to come together, with the exception of the final few CHL clubs playing. With that in mind I am taking a second attempt at projecting how the first round could play out in a few weeks …

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