Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports For some people, the question in the headline produces an easy answer. Alex Pietrangelo or Jaden Schwartz? For others, maybe not. This isn’t a click bait article engineered to get local hockey fans to throw a beer bottle at their computer screen; it’s something that should produce a conversation. I haven’t checked, but I am sure pretty that’s … [Read more...] about Alex Pietrangelo or Jaden Schwartz: What if the Blues can only keep one?
Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports The Blues tend to play the Central well, but there’s an exception to every rule. Much can be - and has been said about the Blues rivalry with the Chicago Blackhawks. With the Hawks’ recent struggles, the hatred is still there, but the on-ice product hasn’t felt the same. There are other teams in the Central who play the Blues tough, … [Read more...] about Rivalry Week Part Two: Which Central Division rival has the Blues’ number?
Photo by Russell Lansford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Colorado Avalanche are on pace to be the next NHL powerhouse if the Blues can’t stop them. The St. Louis Blues are one of the best teams in the NHL. There’s simply no debating that. After six failed postseasons over the last decade, the Blues finally found their footing and won the Stanley Cup last year. With a … [Read more...] about Rivalry Week Part Two: It’s time to worry about the Colorado Avalanche
Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports And, more specifically, do you miss the rivalry? When the NHL re-aligned the conferences to accommodate the Atlanta Thrashers’ relocation to Winnipeg, they moved the Columbus Blue Jackets and Detroit Red Wings out of the Central Division and over to the Eastern Conference. It made sense, since both of those teams were in the Eastern Time Zone; … [Read more...] about Rivalry Week, Part Two: Remember the Red Wings?
Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports For once, they did it without a work stoppage... kind of. The National Hockey League released a statement today that should make fans very, very happy. From their press release: NEW YORK/TORONTO (July 6, 2020) – The National Hockey League (NHL) and National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) have reached a tentative agreement on a Return … [Read more...] about The NHL and NHLPA have reached a tentative agreement on return to play, CBA