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Rangers trade Buchnevich to Blues, begin buying out DeAngelo

Jul. 23, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

The New York Rangers continued their offseason makeover Friday by trading fourth-leading scorer Pavel Buchnevich to the St. Louis Blues for forward Sammy Blais and a 2022 second-round pick. Buchnevich had 20 goals and 28 assists for 48 points in 54 games last season. The...

Canadiens' Price left unprotected for Kraken expansion draft

Jul. 18, 2021 11:43 AM EDT

After backstopping the Montreal Canadiens to the Stanley Cup Final, Carey Price has been left unprotected for the Seattle Kraken expansion draft. Price could become the face of the NHL's 32nd franchise if general manager Ron Francis and his staff decide to take on one of...

AP source: Winger Vladimir Tarasenko asks Blues for trade

Jul. 08, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

Vladimir Tarasenko has asked the St. Louis Blues for a trade, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Thursday. The Blues declined comment when asked about Tarasenko’s trade request, which was first reported by The Athletic. The person...

Maroon 3-peat? Lightning forward can join elite Cup company

Jul. 05, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

Patrick Maroon signed with the St. Louis Blues in the summer of 2018 to play in front of young son Anthony and try to bring the Stanley Cup back to his hometown. After accomplishing that in 2019, he signed with the Tampa Bay Lightning and helped them hoist the Cup in...

Gunnarsson, who scored OT goal during Blues Cup run, retires

Jun. 23, 2021 13:16 PM EDT

Defenseman Carl Gunnarsson announced his retirement Wednesday after playing 12 NHL seasons and scoring one of the biggest goals in St. Louis Blues history. After hitting the post late in regulation in Game 2 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final, Gunnarsson memorably told Blues...

Report confirms hockey great Plager died of 'cardiac event'

Jun. 23, 2021 09:34 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The final report on the cause of death of former St. Louis Blues defenseman Bob Plager has confirmed that he died of a “cardiac event” before crashing his SUV in March. St. Louis Medical Examiner Dr. Michael Graham revealed the final report on...

Arbitrator upholds Kadri's 8-game suspension for illegal hit

Jun. 08, 2021 14:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri saw his eight-game suspension for an illegal hit upheld by an arbitrator hours before Game 5 on Tuesday in a second-round series against Vegas. Kadri has already served six games of a suspension he was given after...

Bettman upholds 8-game suspension on Avs' Nazem Kadri

May. 31, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — NHL commissioner Gary Bettman upheld an eight-game suspension issued to Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri following his illegal check to the head of Blues defenseman Justin Faulk in Game 2 of a first-round series against St. Louis. Bettman heard...

Virus positives play role in first round of NHL playoffs

May. 25, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

Jake Walman testing positive for the coronavirus late in the season caught the St. Louis Blues off guard. “Everyone was a little bit shocked because he was vaccinated,” Blues leading scorer David Perron said. Walman was retested and sent into...

Blues bound for change after 'embarrassing' 1st-round sweep

May. 24, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

Vladimir Tarasenko couldn't summon a lot of words to explain another early playoff exit by the St. Louis Blues. The ones he found weren't pretty. “There is no excuses,” Tarasenko said after the Blues were swept in the first round by the Colorado...