The Now & the Future

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Justin Faulk sets up the Blues’ blueline for this year and long after.

The Blues are off to a decent start for the 2019-20 season. Yes, they are having some trouble holding on to leads, but that will come as they go. This is now an experienced team and I have all confidence they will figure it out.

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Diversified Blues

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Nikita Alexandrov was the headlining piece selected by the Blues in the 2019 NHL Draft

On a high from which they will maybe never come off of, the St. Louis Blues are in a very enviable position as the offseason gets in full swing.

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Next Man Up

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Zach Sanford is one Blue who should get more ice time in the wake of the Tarasenko injury.

Next man up is such a cliche. You expect to hear it from players any time a star goes down to injury. Were Sid the Kid to break his leg, you’d hear “No time to dwell on that. It’s next man up. We’re in a playoff hunt.” Were Clayton Kershaw to develop thoracic outlet syndrome, you’d hear “You know, it’s next man up around here. Rich Hill is like Clayton Kershaw-lite.”

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