Latest St. Louis Blues News

Coyotes tab Armstrong as next general manager

Sep. 17, 2020 1:03 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have hired St. Louis assistant GM Bill Armstrong as their next general manager. Armstrong arrives in the desert after spending the past two seasons as the Blues' assistant GM and director of amateur scouting. He replaces John Chayka, who resigned on the eve of...

FILE- In this April 17, 2019, file photo, Dallas Stars coach Jim Montgomery, center rear, watches play against the Nashville Predators during the third period of Game 4 in an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Dallas. The St. Louis Blues have hired Jim Montgomery as an assistant 10 months after he was fired as coach of the Dallas Stars for unprofessional conduct. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

Blues hire Montgomery as assistant months after Stars firing

Sep. 16, 2020 7:51 PM EDT

Jim Montgomery is getting a second chance to coach in the NHL after being hired by the St. Louis Blues as an assistant coach less than a year since he was fired by the Dallas Stars for unprofessional conduct. Montgomery was fired in December, 32 games into his second season as Stars coach, for what general...

Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier (14) tries to hold onto the puck under pressure from New York Islanders center Casey Cizikas (53) and teammate Matt Martin (17) during the second period of an NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference playoff hockey game in Toronto, Ontario, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Couturier 3rd Flyers to be named NHL's top defensive forward

Sep. 10, 2020 9:33 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier prides himself in playing a 200-foot game, and even ended this ninth NHL season skating on a sprained right knee. Couturier became the third Flyers player to be chosen as the NHL's top defensive forward, when he was awarded the Frank J....

Vancouver Canucks' Tanner Pearson (70) is stopped by St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen (34) as Colton Parayko (55) defends during the second period of an NHL Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff series, in Edmonton, Alberta, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Blues trade goalie Allen to Montreal, clear salary cap space

Sep. 2, 2020 4:41 PM EDT

Trading a longtime goaltender who lost his starting job could be the first step toward the St. Louis Blues keeping their Stanley Cup-winning captain. The Blues traded goaltender Jake Allen to the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday in a move that clears valuable salary cap space to try to re-sign captain and top...

Vancouver Canucks' Tyler Myers (57) chases St. Louis Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko (91) during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Blues' Tarasenko set for 3rd shoulder surgery, out 5 months

Aug. 26, 2020 2:24 PM EDT

St. Louis Blues winger Vladimir Tarasenko is in jeopardy of missing the start of next season because he is facing shoulder surgery for the third time in less than three years. General manager Doug Armstrong said Wednesday the 28-year-old Russian is scheduled to have another operation on his left shoulder and...

Red Wings sign F Robby Fabbri to $5.9 million, 2-year deal

Aug. 24, 2020 4:33 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings signed forward Robby Fabbri to a $5.9 million, two-year contract. Detroit announced Monday it retained the restricted free agent. The Red Wings acquired Fabbri early in the 2019-20 season from the St. Louis Blues and he scored twice in his debut with the team. Fabbri...

St. Louis Blues' Robert Thomas (18), David Perron (57), Ryan O'Reilly (90) and Brayden Schenn (10) react after losing to the Vancouver Canucks in an NHL Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff series game, in Edmonton, Alberta, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Defending champion Blues found trouble in bubble

Aug. 22, 2020 3:01 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues were managing their pursuit of a repeat well, carrying the best record in the Western Conference with largely the same roster. Then, with less than a month remaining in the regular season, the global pandemic put the NHL on pause....

Vancouver Canucks' Antoine Roussel (26) scores against St. Louis Blues goalie Jordan Binnington (50) during second-period NHL Western Conference Stanley Cup playoff hockey game action in Edmonton, Alberta, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Canucks blitz Binnington, eliminate Blues 6-2 in Game 6

Aug. 22, 2020 1:34 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks brought a bright, young team to the Western Conference bubble, lacking in postseason experience but boasting several budding stars. They're playing like they're planning to stay awhile. The Canucks sent St. Louis goalie Jordan Binnington to the bench early...

Montreal Canadiens left wing Tomas Tatar (90) celebrates his goal against Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart (79) as Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher (11) and Flyers defenseman Travis Sanheim (6) battle in front of the net during first period of NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup first round playoff action in Toronto on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

'No love' between Flyers and Canadiens heading into Game 6

Aug. 20, 2020 9:01 PM EDT

A Montreal player got ejected for a hit from behind. A Philadelphia player got suspended for a cross check to the face that caused a broken jaw. This is the classic Canadiens-Flyers series that history showed was coming. Don't expect players to engage in an all-out brawl in warmups like Chris Chelios, Ron Hextall...

Vancouver Canucks celebrate  win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Motte scores twice, Canucks rally to beat Blues 4-3

Aug. 20, 2020 2:21 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Fourth-line grinder Tyler Motte scored two breakaway goals to power the Vancouver Canucks to a come-from-behind 4-3 win over the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night. The Canucks lead the best-of-seven opening-round series 3-2 and can send the defending Stanley Cup champions packing...