Preview: Blues at Coyotes | NHL.com

Preview: Blues at Coyotes |  NHL.com

The St. Louis Blues will play their first game of the preseason on Saturday night against the Arizona Coyotes in Wichita, Kansas. The exhibition matchup will be the first-ever NHL game in the state of Kansas and will be played at the 13,000-seat INTRUST Bank Arena, the home of the ECHL’s Wichita Thunder, which serves … Read more

O’Reilly wants to stay with the Blues but ‘no real urgency’ for a new contract

O'Reilly wants to stay with the Blues but 'no real urgency' for a new contract

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. — Ryan O’Reilly would like to sign a contract to remain with the St. Louis Blues but said it doesn’t have to happen prior to the season. The center is in the final season of a seven-year contract he signed on July 3, 2015, and can become an unrestricted free agent after … Read more

Blues season preview: Binnington must regain old form

Blues season preview: Binnington must regain old form

The 2022-23 NHL season starts Oct. 7. With training camps open, NHL.com is taking a look at the three keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the projected lineup for each of the 32 teams. Today, the St. Louis Blues. Coach: Craig Berube (fifth season) Last season: 49-22-11; third place in Central Division, lost … Read more

West Notes: Zegras, Binnington, Quick

West Notes: Zegras, Binnington, Quick

Despite some of the on-ice drama Trevor Zegras causes with his goals, there won’t be any off-ice drama this season regarding a contract extension. During media availability today, Anaheim Ducks general manager Pat Verbeek said that he’ll wait until after the 2022-23 season ends to work out a contract extension with the team’s budding no. … Read more

5 things to watch at training camp

5 things to watch at training camp

Blues Training Camp at Centene Community Ice Center is free and open to the public. Fans can attend practices at 10 am and noon on Thursday, Sept. 22 and Friday, Sept. 23. Another hockey season is upon us. The St. Louis Blues get back on the ice for training camp on Thursday and will drop … Read more

NHL rookie camp standouts: Who impressed in Buffalo, Penticton and Traverse City?

The Athletic

NHL training camps officially opened this past weekend, with rookie tournaments taking place across the NHL landscape. Today we discuss who stood out at three of the main events: the tournament in Buffalo featuring Boston, Montreal, New Jersey, Ottawa and Pittsburgh; the tournament in Penticton, BC, with Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Vancouver; and Traverse City, … Read more

Cap crunch will make it tough for Blues to re-sign Ryan O’Reilly St. Louis Blues

Cap crunch will make it tough for Blues to re-sign Ryan O'Reilly  St.  Louis Blues

It has been an expensive summer for the Blues, with $130 million in contract extensions doled out to young forwards Jordan Kyrou and Robert Thomas. Two Blues mainstays — captain Ryan O’Reilly and alternate captain Vladimir Tarasenko — have contracts that expire at the end of this coming season. The same is true for Ivan … Read more

All’s well with Jake Neighbors in lopsided loss for Blues prospects St. Louis Blues

All's well with Jake Neighbors in lopsided loss for Blues prospects  St.  Louis Blues

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — It was one thing to be down 6-1 in the second period Thursday against a skilled Columbus Blue Jackets prospect team. But then the situation took on a potentially darker tone when prized Blues prospect Jake Neighbors was nowhere to be seen as the period wound down. Not even on the … Read more

Kyrou signs 8-year extension with Blues

Kyrou signs 8-year extension with Blues

Jordan Kyrou is going to be wearing a Blue Note a long time. On Tuesday, Kyrou signed a new eight-year contract extension with the St. Louis Blues. The deal – which features the same term and financials of the contract Robert Thomas signed in July – is worth $65 million ($8.125 AAV) and will begin … Read more

How the Blues re-signed Kyrou and Thomas: Inside the negotiations to secure the ‘pillars’ of the team’s future

The Athletic

Just outside the Blues‘ locker room Wednesday morning, general manager Doug Armstrong was speaking with The Athletic when Jordan Kyrou walked by. Armstrong stopped and stuck out his hand to Kyrou. “Hey, how are you bud?” Armstrong said. “Congratulations!” “Appreciate that!” Kyrou said. The central figures in the Eight-year, $65 million contract awarded by the … Read more