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Friday Jul 25 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Hitchcock takes over Blues' Twitter, answers fana

The St. Louis Blues' #AskHitch Q&A, conducted on Tuesday, provided fans with more than just a window into head coach Ken Hitchcock's sense of humor.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Patrik Berglund, Paul Stastny, Vladimir Tarasenko, Joakim Lindstrom, NHL Players

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

Road to the Stanley Cup

Paul Stastny will do more than help the St. Louis Blues after signing a free-agent contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, T.J Oshie, Kevin Shattenkirk, NHL Players, Paul Stastny, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Paul Stastny (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

FrozenNotes.com

The disappointing descent of Matt D'Agostini

Once upon a time, Matt D'Agostini was a player a large percentage of St. Louis Blues fans adored.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Buffalo Sabres, Matt D'Agostini, NHL Players, St. Louis Blues, NHL Central Division, T.J Oshie

Wed Jul 16, 2014

BleacherReport

10 NHL Players Due for Major Pay Raises

Every year a number of NHL players receive new contracts containing pay raises. This usually occurs during the offseason free-agent period, though at times players are also re-signed prior to their eligibility for free agency.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Patrik Berglund, T.J Oshie, NHL Players, P.K Subban

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Blackhhawk up

Blackhawks Dump & Chase- Tuesday Scrimmage

Apr 19, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook is escorted off the ice by linesman Brad Kovachik with a 5 minute penalty and a game misconduct after after a hit on St. Louis Blues center David Backes during the third period in game two of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scottrade Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Brent Seabrook, NHL Central Division, NHL Players, St. Louis Blues

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Double G Sports

NHL Free Agency 2014: Winners, Losers and the Middle

The free agency frenzy for the NHL is a little more than a week old, and through all the signings and the 400 plus million dollars spent, you can honestly say that there were moves that made you scream and shout and others that made you shake your head.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Western Conference, NHL Players, Mike Green

Thu Jul 03, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

How Paul Stastny will fit in St. Louis

How Paul Stastny will fit in St. Louis The adage the early bird gets the worm proved to be true for the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Paul Stastny, NHL Players, Yan Stastny, Patrik Berglund, Vladimir Tarasenko

TSN.ca

Numbers Game: Kontiola, Komarov, Sekac, Lehtera signings

The Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens and St. Louis Blues all augmented their free agent classes by signing some European free agents.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, NHL Central Division, Jaden Schwartz, Patrik Berglund, Vladimir Tarasenko, NHL Players

Brandon Sun

NHL's Western Conference has become an arms race for top-two centres

St. Louis Blues general manager Doug Armstrong targeted Paul Stastny in free agency.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, Colorado Avalanche, St. Louis Blues, NHL Central Division, Dallas Stars, NHL Players

Wed Jul 02, 2014

USA Today

Best and worst of NHL free agency

You can't contend in the Western Conference without center depth. The Blues also needed to add more offensive flair to their top six.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, NHL Players, Florida Panthers, Aleksander Barkov, Jonathan Huberdeau, Pittsburgh Penguins

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Sportsnet.ca

NHL free agency: Winners & losers

Gare Joyce takes a brief look at the biggest winners and loser from the opening day of NHL free agency.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, NHL Central Division, Ryan Miller, T.J Oshie, NHL Players, Chicago Blackhawks

Sen Shot

Paul Stastny Signs With St. Louis Blues, Mike Cammalleri With Devils

Apr 17, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny celebrates after scoring the game winning goal during the overtime period of game one of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Minnesota Wild at Pepsi Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New Jersey Devils, NHL Players, Michael Ryder, Paul Stastny, Ryane Clowe, Jaromir Jagr

USA Today

Live updates, analysis from NHL free agency

NHL free agents are able to sign with new teams as of noon p.m. ET. USA TODAY Sports hockey staffers Kevin Allen and Mike Brehm provide you with the news, the analysis and the buzz from Day 1 of the free agency signing period.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Jaden Schwartz, Nikita Nikitin, Vladimir Tarasenko, NHL Players, Pittsburgh Penguins

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Blues need to make a splash with a bold move

It doesn't happen for everyone and for the St. Louis Blues, the championship drought dates back to the franchise's inception in 1967-68.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Patrik Berglund, Vladimir Tarasenko, Kevin Shattenkirk, Vladimir Sobotka, NHL Players

Sat Jun 28, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Poganski is 1st CHS alum taken in NHL Draft

Poganski is 1st CHS alum taken in NHL Draft Former Crusader selected in 4th round by St. Louis Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/sports/hockey/2014/06/28/poganski-st-chs-alum-taken-nhl-draft/11671823/ Former Cathedral High School forward Austin Poganski was drafted in the fourth round by the St. Louis Blues on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, NHL Central Division, T.J Oshie, NHL Players, Nate Schmidt

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