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Just a cog in the wheel at St Louis Game Time, and part of the Beyond Checkerdome podcast for SLGT. Obviously, I'm a better talker than writer.

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Throwback Road Music - Game 2


Road Music for Game 2 of the 1997 Conference Quarterfinals match against Detroit

Blues Ink Berglund to 3-Year Deal


Long-rumored to be the key piece of a deal for Ottawa C Jason Spezza, today the Blues announced that Patrik Berglund to a 3-Year deal. The total value of the contact is $11.1 million, which means the annual cap hit is 3.7 million. From JR on Twitter:

Berglund's deal is $11.1 million ($3.7 AAV). #stlblues

— Jeremy Rutherford (@jprutherford) June 26, 2014 - TechnoViking is coming off of a 1-year "show me" contract season that, well ... didn't show us as much as we'd like. Is this merely the first step for a big trade, or something more mundane? Stay Tuned, and speculate below.

Blues 2014-2015 Schedule Released


Plan your road trips early, budget your alcohol consumption, and let you family know ahead of time when your bad moods will be...

Game 6: NHL Playoffs Blues at Blackhawks Preview


The Blues face elimination; to force a game 7, they just have to win a game on the road. That's all.

The Blues continue to turn it up in the playoffs


The Blues can come back from Chicago with a 3-1 series lead if they can take this one down tonight.

Blues Head North


The Blues manage 2 wins at home, but now must try duplicating that result on the road, without their captain.

A Night At The Opera: Blues @ Dallas Stars Preview


The Blues missed a chance last night. Now, down a few players more, they can take another crack at it. Fix your game, boys.

Not So Fast, Boys ... Blues At Wild Recap


45 shots on goal, inexperienced goalie ... of COURSE the Blues lose...

Swing, and a Miss ... The Blues on


Further misadventures of Blues coverage in a baseball town.

Wild on fire, but Blues can capitalize


The Wild have blitzed their way to the playoffs, and now rest some of their players. Can the Blues take advantage and right the ship?


Blues at Hawks Game Day Thread

Game Day Thread.

Late Registration: Blues At Blackhawks Preview


Monster of a game against the Hawks - A win would be timely

Bullseyed Womprats: Blues Take Down Wild 5-1


Wild no match for the fully armed and operational Blues

Nothing Was The Same: Blues At Maple Leafs Preview


Worst shots-against team faces the second best shooting team ... What could go wrong?

Right On: Blues at Pittsburgh Penguins Preview


The Blues have clinched a playoff spot, so now it's all about position. Tonight, that position is "trying to rebound against one of the top teams in the league". It's not an easy position.

Illadelph Halflife: Blues At Flyers Preview


The Blues look to rebound against the suddenly hot Philly squad

Blues At Chicago Blackhawks Preview


The Blues launch another 4-game road trip, the first stop is Chicago and the reeling BlackHawks.

The Outsiders: Blues At Predators Preview


The Preds may be on the outside of the playoff picture, but they've been dangerous lately. Can the Blues complete the sweep?

Fush Yu Mang: Blues At Minnesota Wild Preview


The Blues have a chance to be number 1 with a win tonight. Not in the division, not in the conference, but in the entire League. Go take it, boys!

King Of The Mountain


The Blues try to maintain their position at the peak of the Central Division

Who ARE these guys, anyway?


The #Perds are a different team than when we last saw them. Legwand gone, Rinne back, and we're looking at a Nashville team hungry for points.

Big Moves .. will they pay off?


The Blues hope to get an instant return on their trade for Ryan Miller and Steve Ott.

OC, Can You Say ...


Which Ducks team will show up tonight? Or Which Blues team, for that matter?

Blues Shake Off Rust, Go To Van City


The Blues are first in the Central Division, and the defense of that begins tonight. Can the Blues shake off the rust and jetlag to beat the Canucks?

Blues head to NASCAR country


Blues head to North Carolina, aiming to skate circles around the 'Canes.

Party on Wang, Party on Garth


The Blues wrap up their road trip with a stop on Long Island. We've done OK with the Central Division's Johnny T, let's see how the East Coast version does...

Bright Lights, Big City


The Blues have two more games on this road trip, and have a history of success against the Rangers. What could possibly go wrong?

The Blues are after a piece of the Rock


Flush from their victory against Detroit, the Blues must fly to the Garden State and take on the Devils the very next night. More EC points up for grabs?

The Blues pay a visit to the struggling Red Wings


A look at tonight's opponent, the Detroit Red Wings. How cathartic would a big win be?

Blues Take On Canucks, Shoot for 8


Now ensconced at the top of the Central Division, the Blues look to pad that lead at the expense of the Canucks

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