St. Louis Blues Newshttps://www.nhl.com/blues/news/St. Louis Blues NewsSat, 19 Aug 2017 15:00:00 +0000Opilka undergoes successful hip surgeryhttps://www.nhl.com/blues/news/opilka-undergoes-successful-hip-surgery/c-290707816<div class="article-item__preview"><p>ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today that Blues goaltender Luke Opilka had successful surgery to repair a torn left hip labrum.</p><p>Opilka had been dealing with the injury throughout the 2016-17 season while with the Kitchener Rangers.</p><p>He is expected to be sidelined until December.</p></div>St. Louis Blues / Press ReleaseSat, 19 Aug 2017 15:00:00 +0000Edmundson gives back to hometown AAA teamhttps://www.nhl.com/blues/news/edmundson-gives-back-to-hometown-aaa-team/c-290683248<div class="article-item__preview"><p>ST. LOUIS - <span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-FF6B2007EEF35FE02C9BA">Joel Edmundson</span> is establishing a solid career for himself in the NHL and has become a household name amongst hockey fans in St. Louis, but finding success at the highest level doesn't mean he will forget where he came from or the people who helped him get here.</p><p>Last week, the Blues defenseman arranged for his hometown midget AAA team - the Brandon Wheat Kings - to get a complete team set of new white helmets.</p></div>Chris Pinkert / St. Louis BluesWed, 16 Aug 2017 17:23:05 +0000Single game tickets on sale Aug. 17https://www.nhl.com/blues/news/single-game-tickets-on-sale-aug-17/c-290671602<div class="article-item__preview"><p>ST. LOUIS - Single game tickets for the 2017-18 season will go on sale Thursday, Aug. 17 at 10 a.m. at the Scottrade Center Box Office and online at stlouisblues.com.</p></div>Chris Pinkert / St. Louis BluesTue, 15 Aug 2017 16:15:21 +0000Tarasenko ranked as League's No. 4 wingerhttps://www.nhl.com/blues/news/tarasenko-ranked-as-leagues-no-4-winger/c-290664914<div class="article-item__preview"><p>ST. LOUIS - NHL Network analysts selected the League's Top 20 wingers and revealed those rankings in a recent TV special.</p><p>St. Louis Blues forward <span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-A65442CE48F30435846AC">Vladimir Tarasenko</span> ranked fourth on the list, trailing only Chicago's Patrick Kane, Tampa Bay's Nikita Kucherov and Boston's Brad Marchand.</p></div>Chris Pinkert / St. Louis BluesTue, 15 Aug 2017 16:05:19 +0000The Long Road Backhttps://www.nhl.com/blues/news/the-long-road-back/c-290535146<div class="article-item__preview"><p><span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-9AFDDAA5BD613FF3A41A6">Robby Fabbri</span> knew it right away.</p><p>Well, maybe he didn't know at the <em>exact</em> moment his left leg twisted like no leg ever should, but five minutes later, he found himself sitting on a table in the medical room at Scottrade Center staring into the concerned faces of the team doctors who were looking at his knee.</p><p>That's when he knew his season was over.</p></div>Chris Pinkert / St. Louis BluesMon, 14 Aug 2017 15:25:38 +0000Blues unveil 2017-18 promotions, theme night schedulehttps://www.nhl.com/blues/news/blues-unveil-2017-18-promotions-theme-night-schedule/c-290621170<div class="article-item__preview"><p>ST. LOUIS - As if the approaching 2017-18 hockey season wasn't already exciting enough, the St. Louis Blues upped the ante on Thursday, announcing the home schedule will feature a wide variety of great promotional nights, giveaways and theme nights.</p><p>Single game tickets for the 2017-18 season will go on sale Thursday, Aug. 17 at 10 a.m. at the Scottrade Center Box Office and stlouisblues.com. Blues ticket plan holders and e-mail subscribers will be able to take advantage of a single game ticket presale before Aug. 17. If you are not currently an e-mail subscriber, <b><span class="token token-hyperLink" id="token-32C5E0164A0E7705DDFA0"><a href="http://go.stlblues.com/preferencecenter">sign up online</a></span></b> prior to Aug. 16 to be included in the presale.</p></div>St. Louis Blues / Press ReleaseThu, 10 Aug 2017 14:16:50 +0000Blues to have ECHL affiliate in Tulsa for 2017-18 seasonhttps://www.nhl.com/blues/news/blues-to-have-echl-affiliate-in-tulsa-for-2017-18-season/c-290617280<div class="article-item__preview"><p>ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues have entered into a one-year affiliation agreement with the ECHL's Tulsa Oilers.</p><p>The agreement will begin with the 2017-18 season.</p></div>Chris Pinkert / St. Louis BluesTue, 08 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0000Kyrou impresses at World Junior Summer Showcasehttps://www.nhl.com/blues/news/kyrou-impresses-at-world-junior-summer-showcase/c-290618372<div class="article-item__preview"><p>ST. LOUIS - At Prospect Camp in late June, Blues Director of Player Development Tim Taylor said he expected Jordan Kyrou - the Blues' second-round pick in 2016 - to have a chance to play for Team Canada on the international level soon.</p><p>Last week, Kyrou was one of 42 top junior hockey players at the World Junior Summer Showcase in Michigan. The tournament allows team managers to get a first look at potential players as they prepare to build their rosters for the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship.</p><p>The thing is, Kyrou didn't just show up to play - he practically stole the show.</p></div>Chris Pinkert / St. Louis BluesTue, 08 Aug 2017 15:50:06 +0000Plager Youth Scholarship to benefit deserving playerhttps://www.nhl.com/blues/news/plager-youth-scholarship-to-benefit-deserving-player/c-290593590<div class="article-item__preview"><p>ST. LOUIS - The Blues will help pay league fees, travel costs and other youth hockey expenses for one lucky player in need of financial assistance in October.</p><p>The Plager Youth Hockey Scholarship will be awarded to a player that exemplifies commitment, leadership, loyalty, respect and toughness. The scholarship is valued at $5,000 annually for up to three years.</p></div>Chris Pinkert / St. Louis BluesFri, 04 Aug 2017 15:44:37 +0000Blues sign Prosser to two-year, two-way dealhttps://www.nhl.com/blues/news/blues-sign-prosser-to-two-year-two-way-deal/c-290569840<div class="article-item__preview"><p>ST. LOUIS - The Blues have signed defenseman Nate Prosser to a two-year, two-way contract.</p><p>Prosser, 31, has appeared in parts of eight NHL seasons - all with the Minnesota Wild - where he played in 282 regular-season games, recording seven goals, 31 assists (38 points) and a minus-9 rating.</p></div>Chris Pinkert / St. Louis BluesThu, 03 Aug 2017 15:33:47 +0000