Blues Up for Several Awards

Five St. Louis Blues are finalists for major individual NHL awards. Chris Pronger is nominated for two: the Hart Trophy, which goes to the league’s MVP, and the Norris Trophy, given to the top defenseman. Michal Handzus is a finalist for the Selke Award for best...

Blues Cut Loose Veterans

Three Blues players are on their way out of St. Louis. In the wake of the team’s first-round elimination, management has informed forwards Bob Bassen and Stephane Richer and defenseman Dave Ellett that they will not be back in the fall. Bassen will turn 35 this...

Blues’ Coach, GM Win Awards

In the wake of their brief stay in the post-season, the Blues are picking up awards for their terrific regular season. The Sporting News has named Joel Quenneville the NHL’s Coach of the Year, and Larry Pleau the league’s Executive of they year. The awards...

Shark Attack End Blues’ Season

The Blues are done. San Jose stunned St. Louis, finishing off a first round upset with a 3-1 victory in game 7. The Sharks took the lead early, as Ron Sturn scored 2:45 into the game. Then with ten seconds left in the first period, Owen Nolan took a slapshot from...

Blues Even Series with 6-2 Blowout

Back from the brink, the Blues have taken control of their first round series with San Jose. Scott Young recorded his first career playoff hat trick, as the Blues scored the first six goals of the game and rolled to a 6-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks to even their...