Diary 3: Wait is over; ready to begin. Diary 1: NHL draft exciting, nerve-wracking. Diary 2: Easy first day at NHL draft gives way to nerves. After Connor Chatham heard his name called at the NHL draft Saturday at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, he shared hugs all around with his lifelong supporters – Mom and Dad, Karen and Grey, …Read more »
Diary: Easy first day at NHL draft gives way to nerves. Diary 1: NHL draft exciting, nerve-wracking. Diary 3: Wait is over; ready to begin. The first round of the NHL draft passed Friday night, as expected, with prospective selection Connor Chatham of Belleville, Ill., remaining on the big board. But tomorrow is a new day, and the Plymouth …Read more »
Diary: NHL draft exciting, nerve-wracking. Diary 2: Easy first day at NHL draft gives way to nerves. Diary 3: Wait is over; ready to begin. Starting tonight, Connor Chatham will sit with his family – Mom and Dad, Karen and Grey, and brothers Kyle and Cole – in the stands at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and anxiously await hearing …Read more »
For second straight year, Blues lose four in a row in first round to defending Stanley Cup champions. NHL Video @Mound City Sports A look at the St. Louis Blues’ 5-1 loss vs. the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 6 of their first-round playoff series Sunday at United Center. – The series The Blackhawks won four consecutive games to take the best-of-seven series …Read more »
Otherwise, Blues have dictated play more often than not. @Mound City Sports WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. • In contemplating the first-round playoff series between the St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks, a scene from the first Indiana Jones movie comes to mind. With the crowd backing up and forming a fighting space, a menacing fellow, dressed all in black, twirls a humongous sword …Read more »
StL in NHL
StL players: Pat Maroon (Anaheim); Joe Vitale (Arizona); Mike McKenna (Arizona, Portland AHL); Brandon Bollig (Calgary); Cal Heeter (Evansville ECHL); Cam Janssen (New Jersey; Albany AHL); Scott Mayfield, (NYIslanders, Bridgeport AHL); Chris Wideman (Ottawa, Binghamton AHL); Ben Bishop (Tampa Bay).
Ex-Blues: B.J. Crombeen (Arizona); Carl Soderberg (Boston); Chris Stewart, Tyson Strachan (Buffalo); Kris Russell, Dennis Wideman (CalGARY); Jay McClement (Carolina); Reto Berra, Erik Johnson (Colorado); Nikita Nikitin, David Perron (Edmonton); Brad Boyes (Florida); Lars Eller, Mike Weaver (Montreal); Derek Roy (Nashville); Bryce Salvador (New Jersey); Jaroslav Halak (NYIslanders); Lee Stempniak (NYRangers); Eric Brewer, Brenden Morrow (Tampa Bay); Brad Winchester (Tampa Bay, Norfolk AHL); Roman Polak (Toronto); Ryan Miller (Vancouver); Anthony Peluso (Winnipeg).
Blues family: Ryan MacInnis (Arizona, Kitchener); John Ramage (CalGARY, Adirondack AHL); Brody Sutter (Carolina); Greg Chase (Edmonton; CalGARY WHL; Justin Courtnall (Binghamton AHL); Brett Sutter (Minnesota, Iowa AHL); Tim Bozon (Montreal, Kootenay); Brandon Sutter (Pittsburgh); Adam Lowry (Winnipeg).
Obvious reasons: Martin St. Louis (NYRangers)
1996 draft: Chris Phillips (Ottawa)
Teams with no StL ties: Columbus, Dallas, Detroit, LA, Minnesota, San Jose.
- “New Jersey selects … Connor Chatham”
- Connor Chatham awaits his name being called
- Big day arrives for Connor Chatham
- Recap: Toews, Crawford lead Blackhawks to series win
- Toews, Kane make difference for Blackhawks
- Toews nets overtime winner for Blackhawks
- Recap: Toews scores winner on breakaway in OT
- Recap: Patrick Kane wins Game 4 in OT.
- Recap: Corey Crawford blanks St. Louis Blues
- Recap: Jackman slapper wins Game 2 in OT
Jaden Schwartz-David Backes-T.J. Oshie
Alexander Steen-Jori Lehtera-Vladimir Tarasenko
Dmitri Jaskin-Patrick Berglund-Joakim Lindstrom
Steve Ott-Maxim Lapierre-Ryan Reaves
Chris Porter (healthy scratch, 2 games); Magnus Paajarvi (healthy scratch, 1 game)
Jay Bouwmeester-Alex Pietrangelo
Ian Cole-Kevin Shattenkirk
Barret Jackman-Jordan Leopold
Paul Stastny (arm, 3 games), Carl Gunnarson (hip, 7 games)
Oct 25, 2014
“We’ve got to get more people involved in good play.”
– Blues coach Ken Hitchcock, on breaking up the line with Jori Lehtera between Jaden Schwartz and Vladimir Tarasenko. Schwartz swapped with Alexander Steen on the top line with David Backes and T.J. Oshie.
Oct. 25, 2014
Blues vs Blackhawks