Louis blues goalie brian elliott 1 makes a stick save after replacing teammate jaroslav halak in the first period of an nhl hockey game against the anaheim ducks, saturday, dec. Louis blues more than a third of the way through the season, only three goalies sergei bobrovsky 17, carey. Learn more about the history and rich tradition of the st. Louis blues alltime in wins, goalsagainst average, shutouts and more.
The team leads the central division after beginning its 51st campaign earlier this month. Louis blues have faced questions in net for about as long as waters been wet. Louis blues amazing goaltending duo from 196869 september 22, 2012 august 7, 2015 tom 1970s hockey cards for the 196869 national hockey league season, the fans of the st. Louis, mo the last time blues fans had gathered at enterprise center, the clarence campbell bowl was handed out and gloria rang throughout the titlestarved city. Louis blues quickly blossomed into a playoff contender. Louis blues prospects after an impressive 2018 offseason, many picked the blues as a contender for the stanley cup. Dec 11, 2014 duncan shepherd wilson, blues st louis 1970 the pretzel mask stay safe and healthy. Goaltendings greatest generation is told with the fervor of remembered youth because as a young man growing up in chicago adrahtas was a living eye witness to the feats of these great men and also an avid devourer of all hockey magazines and digests images of which are reproduced in the book from that era. If winning is all that matters, then jake allen is doing a great job for the st. Nov 23, 2019 this story first appeared on page 5 the five hole of the nov. I highly recommend it to students of the game or anyone wishing to rekindle memories of arguably the greatest goalies to ever strap on the pads. Carl gunnarsson onetimes the puck past tuukka rask in game 2. Louis blues season was one in which brett hull scored 50 goals in 50 games. Then one day he was told about a hockey team called the st.
Louis game time paper, sold outside of every blues home game. Regular season season gp min w l t ga so gaa sa sv% g a pim 198990 21 1245 11 7 3 61 1 2,94 556. An outofhisprime ryan miller obviously wasnt the answer in net for the st. From the outset, they have been equal partners in the citys soul, an extension of its hardworking personality. What began as a muchpublicized experiment is going to get a lot more interesting. The blues are stanley cup champions for the first time in their 52year history. Louis blues goalie jordan binnington making most of chance after finally getting his callup to the nhl at age 25, binnington is 1211 with four shutouts in his first 14 starts. It involved the team finishing with a 323315 record, good for 79 points, as they finished 1st in the norris division, clinching the title on the final day of the regularseason. The franchise was founded in 1967 as one of the six teams from the 1967 nhl expansion and is named after the w.
Louis blues, we decided to cut out the middle man and go directly to the people. Louis blues, sammy blais agree to twoyear extension. Jan 09, 2020 this story first appeared on page 5 the five hole of the jan. Blues goalie jordan binnington spent some time with the bruins ahl affiliate last season nhl expansion forced st. This artfully created book includes more than 200 pages of behindthescenes stories, neverbeforeseen photos and unique memory pages for fans to personally record their cherished moments. This would be the final division title for the blues until the 19992000 season. Though the postseason format benefited them greatly, the blues maintained an edge to their game which brought them to the stanley cup finals in their first. After finishing the regular season with the nhls second highest point total 105, the blues overcame a 3gamesto1 series deficit against the detroit red wings in the norris division semifinals. Louis blues season was the inaugural season in the history of the franchise. Hull finished with 86, the thirdhighest total in national hockey league history. Louis blues goaltending history the goalies archive. Louis blues reportedly hire david alexander as goalie. Traded to the new york rangers with curt bennett to complete the acquisition steve durbano trade. Becoming an nhl team in the 1967 expansion, the st.
Louis to share prospects with other teams in 201718, and binnington played 28. Louis blues franchise on december 2nd when they formally. Louis blues goalie ville husso makes a save on washington capitals right wing tom wilson in the preseason geoff burkeusa today sports husso has played just 23 games, with a gaa of 3. Feb 01, 2017 firing of ken hitchcock was a matter of time. Five years ago on this very date, the winningest goaltender in nhl history decided he was done adding to his leaguerecord total.
Evan fitzpatrick, reassigned to the san antonio rampage of the ahl january, 2019. Louis blues history highlighted in new book by former st. Louis blues were hoping the tradedeadline acquisition of former vezina trophywinning goalie ryan miller would help them reach the 2014 stanley cup final, but the move turned out to be a. This story first appeared on page 5 the five hole of the jan. Louis is rich in hockey history, this is where we express it, pictures, stats, and memorable. Goaltendings greatest generation is a very entertaining, well written, and researched book about hockeys golden age of goaltending. I highly recommend it to students of the game or anyone wishing to rekindle memories of. Evan fitzpatrick, reassigned to the tulsa oilers of the echl more. The team has announced a new twoyear contract with forward sammy blais. While he struggled to find his game at the nhl level with just one goal and three points in 16 games, he was outstanding at the ahl level.
Blues coach ken hitchcock announced wednesday that rookie jake allen will start thursday against the chicago. Louis blues goalie jordan binnington making most of. This is a comprehensive history of the blues in words and pictures. The blues hired jake allens personal goalie coach to fill the role vacated by jim corsi last february the st. Louis blues, a team that was awarded to the city in 1967. Scott burnside and pierre lebrun werent surprised that the st. Joel hofer, signed to a threeyear entrylevel contract febuary 4, 2019. Since the blue bear loved hockey, blues music, and was blue himself, he knew he had to find this team. This story first appeared on page 5 the five hole of the nov. The official story of the 2019 stanley cup champion st. Cujo was the fastest goaltender in blues history to win 100 games, doing so in 209 games. Louis 1st round choice steve vickers in the 1971 amateur draft 07jun72. Louis blues are off to a fast start in the 20172018 nhl season. Why martin brodeurs wins record is one of the nhls.
However, the start of the season was a disaster and the blues were last in the entire nhl in january. Dec 11, 2014 duncan shepherd wilson,blues stlouis 1970 the pretzel mask dec 11, 2014 duncan shepherd wilson,blues stlouis 1970 the pretzel mask. See more ideas about st louis blues, go blue, louis. They compete in the national hockey league nhl as a member of the central division of the western conference. Louis blues finished their season with a goaltending conundrum or, as blues coach ken hitchcock views it, goaltending competition. Duncan shepherd wilson,blues stlouis 1970 the pretzel. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Since his debut in 2012, he has not developed into the blues number one goalie, but he has carved out his spot as a crucial piece in st. Louis blues hockey fan, then you must own this book. He also had some time on the sidelines due to a lowerbody injury. After meeting the team, he was inspired with their high energy and great teamwork. Louis blues season was the 20th in franchise history. Jun 02, 2014 an outofhisprime ryan miller obviously wasnt the answer in net for the st. Louis blues history highlighted in new book by former.
Brett hull is the blues alltime leader in career regular season goals. Louis blues, so they went with the next best thing. The blues goaltending situation is once again worth. For years, the blues struggled to find their number one goalie.
Jack egers was a right wing, but at a holiday party he tried his hand at goaltending while smoking. Jun 14, 2017 the blues hired jake allens personal goalie coach to fill the role vacated by jim corsi last february the st. Ville husso will be waiting in the wings for a job next season but at this point, he will likely stay in the ahl for more seasoning like jake allen did prior when brian elliot and jaroslav halak were the netminders. Louis blues were hoping the tradedeadline acquisition of former vezina trophywinning goalie ryan miller would help them reach the 2014 stanley cup. Louis postdispatch sports columnist and feature writer dan oneill. Blues goalie jordan binnington spent some time with the. They have left an indelible cultural imprint, an everlasting impression that is captured in the images and stories on these pages.
Goaltending remains biggest question for muchimproved blues. Louis blues have seemingly made the most of some down time during the league pause. Louis blues more than a third of the way through the season, only. Louis blues luxury suites are ideal for entertaining clients book today. Dec 14, 2016 if winning is all that matters, then jake allen is doing a great job for the st. Every day, well send you an email to your inbox with scores, todays schedule, top performers, new debuts and interesting tidbits. Thursday night saw the most aesthetically pleasing blues game of the year, and maybe in many years. When he was old enough, the blue bear traveled all the way to st.786 546 1437 475 623 1010 805 1004 1302 1275 721 1580 1103 237 640 877 1180 239 572 1496 634 353 786 1316 173 551 1344 709 668 236 1166 909 413 1339