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Flyers' Gudas ready to return; Mason struggling

philly.com - Dec 9, 2015

Blues' Paajarvi played well under pressure

stltoday.com - Dec 9, 2015

He assisted on Tarasenko's 16th goal of the season

Alexander Steen "No, no pressure, I think (the media) announced that, but there was no real pressure on 'Maggie.'"
Alexander Steen "'Maggie' has been playing great for us since he came back up, He's been playing the same way he's been playing. He said he's had some up and down games, but I've liked his game. There's a few where games get a little choppy and doesn't see the ice real well. But that's a tough situation getting back into games when you've been out for a little bit. I was very happy for him."

Bluenotes: Hitchcock will continue to pull goalies to save timeouts

stltoday.com - Dec 9, 2015

Goalies may not like it but Allen said he understands

Tarasenko, Steen lead Blues to 4-1 win over Coyotes

washingtontimes.com - Dec 8, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) - To Alexander Steen, a three-game losing streak by his St. Louis Blues was no cause for concern. Steen and Vladimir Tarasenko scored in the second period to help the Blues rally for a 4-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. "We have a solid ...

Alexander Steen "We have a solid hockey club, a very mentally strong (group). We take care of stuff in here,"
Alexander Steen "It was a good time in the game to get one, too, I thought we’d been battling hard and to get one like that was nice. It was a great pass by Shatty, a terrific pass by Shatty."

Blues end losing skid with 4-1 win over Arizona

stltoday.com - Dec 8, 2015

Tarasenko scored his 16th goal of the season in the victory

Tarasenko, Steen lead Blues to 4-1 win over Coyotes

bostonherald.com - Dec 8, 2015

ST. LOUIS — To Alexander Steen, a three-game losing streak by his St. Louis Blues was no cause for concern.Steen and Vladimir Tarasenko scored in the second period to help the Blues rally for a 4-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night."We have a solid hockey club, a very mentally strong (group). We take care of stuff in here," Steen said.

Alexander Steen "We have a solid hockey club, a very mentally strong (group). We take care of stuff in here,"
Alexander Steen "It was a good time in the game to get one, too, I thought we'd been battling hard and to get one like that was nice. It was a great pass by Shatty, a terrific pass by Shatty."
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Blues have Arizona's number, but that means little lately

stltoday.com - Dec 8, 2015

Brouwer says the club has perhaps been taking teams lightly

Troy Brouwer "I think we thought we were playing a couple of easier teams in the standings, I'll say, and there's no easy games, You've seen it against Florida, the Islanders are always a good team, and even a couple of nights ago against Toronto. We've just got to make sure that we play the style of game that we want to play and other teams have to dictate it off us."

Blues-Coyotes preview

stltoday.com - Dec 8, 2015

Blues look to snap three-game losing streak

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Kadri ill, kept from teammates

torontosun.com - Dec 8, 2015

Nazem Kadri's absence at practice on Monday had many wondering if yet another hot Leaf was going to be hurt at a critical time.

mike babcock "A great game for the Marlies, not a high-level game, but Bernie did a great job, Now he has next weekend (to play twice and wrap up his conditioning stint)."

Coyotes' Viktor Tikhonov back with same goal in mind

azcentral.com - Dec 7, 2015

Winger Viktor Tikhonov is poised to make his season debut with the Coyotes Tuesday against the Blues.         

Sparks back in net vs. Devils Tuesday

torontosun.com - Dec 7, 2015

The Leafs will have Garret Sparks in net and hope to have Nazem Kadri in full health as they meet the Devils Tuesday in former general manager Lou Lamoriello’s first meeting against the team he ran almost three decades.

mike babcock "He’ll be ready to go tomorrow,"
mike babcock "I thought we played really well in Minnesota (a 1-0 loss), probably better than in St. Louis to be honest, We had a long week and you want to have success before we have a week of practice. We just have to keep building on what we’re doing."

Lindbohm ready to make season debut

stltoday.com - Dec 7, 2015

Recalled by the Blues over the weekend, he will be in the lineup against Arizona Tuesday

Leafs' Corrado ready for his chance to shine

torontosun.com - Dec 6, 2015

Frank Corrado continues to keep his nose to the grindstone.

Matt Hunwick "It’s odd having a week off in the middle of the season, especially when you play three in four and five in seven sometimes,"
Matt Hunwick "It can help if you have injuries and we’re a little banged up in goal and with Joff (Lupul) out, it will give them a chance to heal."
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Steve Ott Injury: Updates on Blues Center's Recovery from Hamstring Surgery

bleacherreport.com - Dec 6, 2015

St. Louis Blues center Steve Ott will undergo hamstring surgery next week after being injured in Saturday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.   Continue for updates. Ott Out for Three Months with Hamstring Injury Sunday, Dec. 6 Chris Pinkert of the Blues' official website provided the news information on Ott. Ott was hurt when he awkwardly crashed into the boards in the first period

Parayko shows no ill effects of Friday's spill

stltoday.com - Dec 6, 2015

He's back on ice after scary fall vs. Islanders

Kadri pots pair as Leafs sink Blues

torontosun.com - Dec 5, 2015

Surrounded by reporters in the Maple Leafs dressing room on Saturday morning, Garret Sparks was asked to sum up his first couple of National Hockey League experiences.

mike babcock "When you go through the scoring chances we had (in a 1-0 loss against Minnesota on Thursday), we thought we did a lot of good things, You like to walk out of the building with a win, but we didn’t. And so when you look at those chances we are generating and they don’t go in, we have to find a way to score more. St. Louis doesn’t want to give you very much."

Kadri scores 2 to lead Maple Leafs to 4-1 win over Blues

washingtontimes.com - Dec 5, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Nazem Kadri scored twice and Roman Polak had two assists to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs past his former team, the St. Louis Blues, 4-1 on Saturday night. Brad Boyes and P.A. Parenteau also scored for Toronto, which had lost two straight and five of six. ...

Wasted chances costly as Blues fall 4-1

stltoday.com - Dec 5, 2015

Loss is third straight overall, third in past four home games

Leafs Locker: Hitchcock liking what Leafs are doing

torontosun.com - Dec 5, 2015

No surprise that the Maple Leafs, from afar, have a fan in St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock.

mike babcock "I know this isn’t you guys thinking, but for me (Friday) night, when I see (Dmytro) Timashov get five points (for the Quebec Remparts) and (Mitch) Marner get a hat trick (for the London Knights) and (William) Nylander get two (goals for the Toronto Marlies) and (Nikita) Soshnikov get two (for the Marlies), that does not mean much probably to you guys and the fans, but it means a lot to me, So that was a big night for our organization."
Jonathan Bernier "I thought that was real hockey. There were men out there and competing for every inch, and that’s what it is if you want to be a top-two centre in the league."

Blues 'shocked' that Parayko returned after leg injury

stltoday.com - Dec 5, 2015

After leaving the ice, he missed only a shift or two

Alex Pietrangelo "It was scary, Obviously something going on in that blood, the kid is a machine. He gets back up, comes back and plays. I was surprised. I was getting ready to play five (defensemen) the rest of the way."
Kevin Shattenkirk "It looks almost like an old college barn,"
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Islanders top Blues, show they didn't waste all on Rangers

nydailynews.com - Dec 4, 2015

The Islanders have posted 112 wins over the Rangers in their history, but they only have won the game following about a third of the time.

Travis Hamonic "We just have to get back to business, We had a day between games so we can regroup…We played a really good game (Wednesday) and it probably was the best game we’ve played as a team in a long time. Just try to keep moving forward and build on it."
jack capuano "I hope they are pushing each other; that’s what you want, We’ve got two great goalies here. Jaro is our guy, he’s been there for us, but it’s good to see those guys pushing one another."

Nielsen, Okposo lift Islanders to 2-1 SO win over Blues

washingtontimes.com - Dec 4, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Frans Nielsen and Kyle Okposo scored in the shootout to lift the New York Islanders to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday night. Mikhail Grabovski tied it early in the third period for the Islanders, and Thomas Greiss, making his third start ...

Blues falter late, lose to Islanders in a shootout

stltoday.com - Dec 4, 2015

Parayko is hurt in the game but returned

Alex Pietrangelo "Just because they scored doesn't mean we didn't play well in the third period, I thought we pretty well. They're a pretty good offensive team and we only let them score one goal. Things happen. I'm happy with the effort that the guys gave. Disappointed with the loss overall, but we've got to find a way to regroup and get ready for tomorrow."
Kevin Shattenkirk "Really wish we could have gotten Brian a win, he really deserves it, He's playing fantastic for us, so that's the only tough part to swallow."
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Blues ready for first game at 'strange' Barclays Center

stltoday.com - Dec 4, 2015

There is a Honda SUV on display at the rink - in the front row

Kevin Shattenkirk "He's someone we're really pulling for to get a win, I don't think we've really played our best in front of him lately. Even the other night when he comes in against Florida and stands on his head, he gave us a chance to stay in the game."

St. Louis loses bid to host 2018 World Junior Championships

stltoday.com - Dec 4, 2015

USA Hockey will make a major announcement Friday, picking Buffalo as the host city for the tournament

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Preview: Blues at Islanders

stltoday.com - Dec 4, 2015

It's the first trip to Brooklyn for the Blues to face the Islanders.

Blues want more inclusion offensively

stltoday.com - Dec 4, 2015

Tarasenko and Steen have been responsible for most of the scoring

Nielsen, Okposo lift Islanders to 2-1 SO win over Blues

bostonherald.com - Dec 3, 2015

NEW YORK — Two days after beating their division rival in a shootout, the New York Islanders went to the tiebreaker again to down one of the top teams in the Western Conference.Frans Nielsen and Kyle Okposo scored in the shootout to lift the Islanders to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday night for New York's fourth straight win.

Kevin Shattenkirk "We played a strong game, just didn't get the win, We had a lot of chances. Their goalie was really good."
jack capuano "Our guys played well tonight defensively, gave up a few chances in the second, Greiss made some big saves for us that held the score where it was."

Tarasenko misses practice with illness

stltoday.com - Dec 3, 2015

Hitchcock hopes he'll be back before Friday's game in New York

Blues go back to work after demoralizing loss

stltoday.com - Dec 3, 2015

The team has gone 4-4-2 in it last 10 games.

Kyle Brodziak "It is tough to really engage yourself against your own teammates, but it’s something that we needed to do, You’ve got to put in the work to make each other better. I think we went about it the right way."
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