Latest St. Louis Blues News

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...

Avalanche looking ahead in playoffs after sweep of Blues

May. 24, 2021 03:02 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Colorado Avalanche winger Gabriel Landeskog didn’t hesitate in admitting that playing on a line centered by standout Nathan MacKinnon is a blast. “It’s definitely one of the best jobs in hockey,” Landeskog said. Colorado’s...

Avalanche complete 4-game sweep of Blues with 5-2 win

May. 23, 2021 21:00 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Philipp Grubauer made 18 saves and Gabriel Landeskog scored the go-ahead goal in the second period as the Colorado Avalanche completed a four-game sweep of the St. Louis Blues with a 5-2 win Sunday in Game 4 of the West Division series. Brandon Saad,...

Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri appealing 8-game suspension

May. 23, 2021 19:53 PM EDT

Colorado forward Nazem Kadri is appealing his eight-game suspension for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis defenseman Justin Faulk, looking to get it reduced with the Avalanche moving on to the second round. The NHL Players’ Association filed the appeal Sunday...

Recent champs Capitals, St. Louis on brink of elimination

May. 22, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three years since winning the Stanley Cup, the Washington Capitals find themselves on the brink of their third consecutive first-round playoff loss. The Boston Bruins will eliminate the Capitals on Sunday night with a win in Game 5 (7 p.m. EDT,...

Avs score 3 in 2nd, beat Blues 5-1 to take a 3-0 series lead

May. 22, 2021 01:30 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ryan Graves had a goal and two assists, Philipp Grubauer made 31 saves, and the Colorado Avalanche used a three-goal second period to beat the St. Louis Blues 5-1 on Friday night and take a 3-0 series lead in their first-round West Division matchup. ...

Avalanche's Nazem Kadri suspended 8 games for hit to head

May. 22, 2021 00:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri was suspended for eight games by the NHL on Friday night for a head shot on St. Louis Blues defenseman Justin Faulk in Game 2 of a first-round playoff series. The NHL announced the punishment during Colorado's 5-1...