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2016 NHL Free Agency

Blues, Schwartz Agree To Five Year Deal

The forward's extension keep him a Blue through 2021.

Blues, Ty Rattie Agree To One Year Deal

The move is a reasonable one, but it doesn't mean that Rattie will see a ton of ice time.

Jaden Schwartz Files For Arbitration

It’s just another facet of the business side of the game

It’s time to believe in Jake Allen

25 year old represents new young wave with Blues

Offseason make 2016-17 Blues unpredictable

Lighter and unpredictable, this winter's Blues are a different breed

Steve Ott Signs With Detroit Red Wings

Finally, the Blues have found a way to fuck Detroit.

The Blues offseason isn't as bad as you think.

Doug Armstrong's moves have been questioned, but they could have been worse.

Captain Backes: A true tough guy worth saluting

The departing center leaves a big gap in St. Louis as he leaves

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David Backes Pens Farewell Letter To St. Louis

The former captain has moved on, but it sounds like he'll be one of the many former St. Louis athletes to find his way back. I for one look forward to the day when the team's front office includes Backes and Barret Jackman.

Blues Sign Carter Hutton, Extend Jake Allen

There's no 1A/1B tandem in St. Louis anymore.

Troy Brouwer Signs With Calgary Flames

Brouwer was already building a house there.

David Backes Signs With Boston Bruins

It's time for the Blues to start searching for a new captain.

David Perron Returns To Blues On Two-Year Deal

Chances are good that he'll get more playing time than Magnus Paajarvi.

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David Backes Hitting Open Market

This, of course, doesn't mean that he won't be re-signed, but it makes the possibility of the Blues losing their captain even greater.

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NHL Free Agency Day Stream: What Will Backes Do?

What kind of magic will Doug Armstrong work today - or will the Blues have a quiet beginning to free agency?

NHL Free Agency Day Open Thread

Will the Blues sign any new additions? Will Troy Brouwer or David Backes find a new place to call home? Share and discuss today's events here.

Get Steve Ott-a here

As the free agency window sets to officially open for business later this morning . . . I remind you that the Blues should not re-sign Steve Ott. There are plenty of reasons why, but I only have a few.

Is Shattenkirk's Price Tag Scaring Away Suitors?

The trade everyone expected at the draft failed to materialize.

Kyle Brodziak Re-Signs With Blues For Two Seasons

The fourth line center proved to be a solid UFA signing last season.

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Brian Elliott Requested Trade, Per Doug Armstrong

It appears that Brian Elliott didn't have a desire to be part of a 1A/1B tandem again, which is understandable considering that how he played in the playoffs and down the stretch would've solidified him as a starter on nearly any other team.

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Doug Armstrong To Pursue Goalie In Free Agency

Apparently Armstrong is not content with Anders Nilsson. The trick is getting someone of Elliott's skill set with a comparable cap hit. Personal opinion: that's going to be difficult to do.

Thank you Brian Elliott for a helluva run

The 31 year old departs in a tough but understandable trade

Blues Trade Brian Elliott To Calgary Flames

The Moose Era in St. Louis is over.

David Backes should get a chance to retire a Blue

Signing him to an extension of reasonable length this offseason would go a long way toward that end, but considering the shelf life of power forwards, it may end up being the last deal he signs. I've heard of worse ideas.

Scottie Upshall Re-signed To One Year Deal

But is his penalty-killing worth stealing ice time away from Rattie?

Blues Bring Back Jaskin For Two More Seasons

Ken Hitchcock's current doghouse resident will be back.

Backes Puts Home Up For Sale - Everybody Panic.

Anyone in the market for a reasonably priced bungalow?