St. Louis Blues Player Notes
For The Last 365 Days
 
Jake Allen, G4/26/2015 6:04:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen was pulled during Sunday's Game 6 against the Wild.
Insight: He was not sharp, allowing two goals on just 13 shots. Brian Elliott took over and allowed one goal on seven total shots.
Jake Allen, G4/20/2015 10:46:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen allowed two goals on 23 attempts in the, 3-0, loss to the Wild in Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Monday.
Insight: The third goal was an empty-netter. Allen has been decent in the series, but Devan Dubnyk has been better for Minnesota. The Wild lead the series, 2-1.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW4/18/2015 6:00:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko recorded a hat trick in Saturday's Game 2 victory over the Wild.
Insight: He did so on five shots on goal and also had a plus-one rating. Tarasenko was the first player to post a hat trick this postseason.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW4/11/2015 6:35:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal and an assist in the, 4-2, victory over the Wild on Saturday.
Insight: Tarasenko capped off a fantastic season with two more points. He finished with 37 goals and 36 assists in 77 games. He was also plus-27.
Jake Allen, G4/7/2015 10:40:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen took a tough loss Tuesday versus Winnipeg.
Insight: Allen allowed just one goal on 31 shots, but the Blues fell 1-0. He is now 21-7-4 overall.
David Backes, C4/5/2015 10:16:00 PM
Description: Blues center David Backes had a power-play goal in the, 2-1, victory over the Blackhawks on Sunday.
Insight: Backes tied the game at one with his goal about six minutes into the second period. Olli Jokinen scored the game-winner about nine minutes later. Backes has 26 goals and 31 assists in 78 games this season.
Jake Allen, G4/5/2015 10:12:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen made 38 saves in the, 2-1, victory over the Blackhawks on Sunday.
Insight: Allen has looked very good in his last three starts, allowing four goals in those three games. Allen is 21-6-4 this season.
Jaden Schwartz, LW4/2/2015 10:57:00 PM
Description: Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz scored his 25th goal of the season in the, 4-1, victory over the Flames.
Insight: Schwartz also picked up his 33rd assist. Schwartz finished plus-one with two shots on goal.
Jake Allen, G4/2/2015 10:53:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen made 17 saves in the, 4-1, victory over the Flames.
Insight: Allen didn't get much work, but he looked good. Allen has now helped the Blues pick up points in four of his last five starts. It is unclear, though, if Allen will get any more starts in St. Louis' last five games.
Brian Elliott, G3/30/2015 10:42:00 PM
Description: Blues goaltender Brian Elliott was not particulary sharp during Monday's loss versus Vancouver.
Insight: He allowed three goals on just 21 shots, and lowered his record to 24-14-3 on the season.
T.J. Oshie, RW3/30/2015 12:07:00 PM
Description: Blues right wing T.J. Oshie is questionable for Monday's game against Vancouver due to illness.
Insight: Oshie missed Saturday's game, but could return for Monday. He has 19 goals and 51 points through 66 games this season. Alexander Steen is also questionable leaving the Blues short up front.
Alexander Steen, RW3/29/2015 9:47:00 AM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen suffered a lower-body injury in the loss to the Blue Jackets on Saturday according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Insight: Steen only played about three minutes in the first period before bumping knees with Columbus' Cody Goloubef. He has 24 goals and 62 points this season, which is tied for a career-high.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW3/28/2015 11:04:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal on Saturday versus the Blue Jackets.
Insight: Tarasenko, however, was minus-three in the loss. He has 36 goals and 35 assists with a plus-26 rating in 75 games this season.
Jake Allen, G3/24/2015 9:41:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen allowed two goals during the Saturday's, 3-2, victory over the Penguins.
Insight: Allen hasn't made many starts lately with this start versus Pittsburgh being his fifth this month. Allen has won two of those starts, including this one on Tuesday. He is 19-6-4 this season.
Alexander Steen, RW3/24/2015 9:36:00 PM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lift the Blues over the Penguins, 3-2, on Tuesday.
Insight: Steen led the Blues with five shots on net in the game. He scored from the point 35 seconds into overtime. Steen has 24 goals and 38 assists in 72 games this season.
Jake Allen, G3/22/2015 3:07:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen allowed two goals during Sunday's loss versus Detroit.
Insight: He faced 25 shots on goal and stopped 23 of them. Allen is now 18-7-3 on the season.
Alexander Steen, RW3/22/2015 3:05:00 PM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen scored the team's lone goal during Sunday's loss to the Red Wings.
Insight: Steen now has a solid 23 goals and 61 points through 71 games this season. He should be active everywhere.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW3/21/2015 4:52:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko recorded two points during Saturday's loss to the Wild.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along eith eight shots, two penalty minutes, and a minus-one rating. Tarasenko now has 35 goals, 70 points, 29 penalty minutes, and a plus-29 rating through 72 games this season. Paul Statsny and Jaden Schwartz also scored for St . Louis.
Brian Elliott, G3/21/2015 4:08:00 PM
Description: Blues goaltender Brian Elliott was pulled early during Saturday's contest versus Minnesota.
Insight: He was lifted less than five minutes into the second period, aftering allowing four goals on 16 shots Elliott had won four of his previous six games before running into trouble on Saturday. Jake Allen took over.
Brian Elliott, G3/19/2015 11:34:00 PM
Description: Blues goaltender Brian Elliott made 33 saves, allowing just one goal, but lost to the Jets in a shootout, 2-1.
Insight: Elliott allowed two goals on three shots while Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec saved one of two shootout attempts. Despite not earning the victory, Elliott has been solid in his last two starts, allowing just one goal on 59 shot attempts.
Alexander Steen, RW3/18/2015 10:00:00 AM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen scored two goals on Tuesday night.
Insight: Steen is having a very nice season, with 22 goals, 59 points, 33 penalty minutes, and a plus-eight rating through 68 games this season.
Brian Elliott, G3/18/2015 9:56:00 AM
Description: Blues goaltender Brian Elliott earned a shutout Tuesday versus Calgary.
Insight: He stopped all 25 shots on goal, and is now 24-11-2 with a 2.11 GAA and .922 save percentage.
David Backes, C3/18/2015 9:54:00 AM
Description: Blues center David Backes recorded three goals during Tuesday's victory over the Flames.
Insight: He had one goal and two assists, along with three shots and a plus-three rating on the night. Backes now has 24 goals, 51 points, 96 penalty minutes, and a plus-eight rating through 69 games.
Jake Allen, G3/15/2015 10:03:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen posted a shutout Sunday versus Dallas.
Insight: He stopped all 28 shots on goal and was fantastic all night. Allen kept the Blues in the game, as the score was tied 0-0 heading into third. The Blues went onto win 3-0. Allen is now 18-6-3 on the season.
T.J. Oshie, RW3/15/2015 10:02:00 PM
Description: Blues right wing T.J. Oshie recorded two points during Sunday's win against the Stars.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-one rating. Oshie now has 19 goals and 48 points through 61 games this season. Alexander Steen and Vladimir Tarasenko also lit the lamp for St. Louis.
Jaden Schwartz, LW3/10/2015 10:58:00 PM
Description: Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz had a goal and an assist in the, 5-4, victory over the Jets on Tuesday.
Insight: Schwartz scored on the power play and then assisted Jori Lehtera's goal. He has 23 goals and 29 assists with a plus-17 rating in 59 games this season.
Brian Elliott, G3/10/2015 10:55:00 PM
Description: Blues goaltender Brian Elliott had a rough third period, but he still ended up with the victory on Tuesday.
Insight: Elliott surrendered three goals on six shots in the final period as the Jets rallied to tie the score, 4-4, but the Blues scored with a minute left in regulation to win. Elliott finished with just 12 saves on 16 shots.
T.J. Oshie, RW3/7/2015 9:55:00 PM
Description: Blues right wing T.J. Oshie recorded two points during Saturday's win against the Maple Leafs.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with two shots and a plus-one rating. Oshie now has 18 goals, 46 points, 31 penalty minutes, and a plus-nine rating through 57 games this season.
Jaden Schwartz, LW3/5/2015 9:48:00 PM
Description: Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz scored the team's lone goal versus the Flyers on Thursday.
Insight: Schwartz has 21 goals and 27 assists in 57 games this season. He is also supporting a plus-13 rating.
Paul Stastny, C3/1/2015 10:08:00 AM
Description: Blues center Paul Stastny registered two points in a strong defensive battle versus the Oilers on Saturday.
Insight: Stastny assisted Dmitrij Jaskin's goal in the first period and then scored the game-winner in the third period. St. Louis won, 2-1. Stastny led the team with five shots on net. He has 12 goals and 24 assists with a plus-11 rating in 54 games this season.
Brian Elliott, G3/1/2015 10:03:00 AM
Description: Blues goaltender Brian Elliott made 21 saves in the, 2-1, victory over the Oilers on Saturday.
Insight: Elliott stopped 21-of-22 shots from Edmonton. He is 20-9-2 with a 2.17 GAA and .922 save percentage this season.
Patrik Berglund, C2/26/2015 10:54:00 PM
Description: Blues center Patrik Berglund scored a goal on Thursday night.
Insight: Berglund is not much of a fantasy option, with just eight goals and 19 points through 57 games this season. He can be kept on the wire.
Jake Allen, G2/24/2015 10:50:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen was awful in a spot start on Tuesday versus the Canadiens.
Insight: Allen allowed five goals on 23 shots, which is just a .783 save percentage. Prior to Tuesday, Allen had allowed just six goals in all of February. After a strong first half, Allen is just too unpredicatable for fantasy owners to trust.
David Backes, C2/24/2015 10:39:00 PM
Description: Blues center David Backes scored his 20th goal of the season in the loss to the Canadiens on Tuesday.
Insight: Backes had three shots on net and was one of three Blues players with a positive plus/minus. In addition to his 20 goals, Backes has 21 assists and 86 penalty minutes in 59 games this season.
Brian Elliott, G2/22/2015 12:04:00 AM
Description: Blues goaltender Brian Elliott allowed four goals during Saturday's loss versus Pittsburgh.
Insight: He faced 29 shots on goal and fell to 18-9-3 on the season. Elliott has now lost two consecutive games. Dmitrij Jaskin and Ian Cole scored goals for St. Louis.
T.J. Oshie, RW2/20/2015 10:48:00 PM
Description: Blues right wing T.J. Oshie had a goal and an assist in the, 5-1, victory over the Bruins on Friday.
Insight: Oshie scored St. Louis' third goal in nearly a span of five minutes to start the second period and then assisted Vladimir Tarasenko's power-play goal about nine minutes later. Oshie has 16 goals and 23 assists with a plus-13 rating this season.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW2/20/2015 10:43:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko had two goals versus the Bruins on Friday as St. Louis won, 5-1.
Insight: Tarasenko scored on the power play for St. Louis' fourth goal of the second period and then added another insurance goal in the third. Tarasenko has been magnificant this season with 31 goals, 26 assists and a plus-27 rating in 58 games this season.
Patrik Berglund, C2/17/2015 10:43:00 PM
Description: Blues center Patrik Berglund scored his team's only goal as St. Louis lost to Dallas, 4-1, on Tuesday.
Insight: Berglund scored in the third period to help his team avoid the shutout. He has seven goals and 11 assists in 53 games this season.
Brian Elliott, G2/15/2015 7:55:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott defeated the Panthers in a shootout on Sunday evening.
Insight: Elliott played well with some big saves throughout. He stopped 40-of-41 shots on goal, and is now 18-7-2 on the season.
Jaden Schwartz, LW2/15/2015 7:48:00 PM
Description: Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz scored the team's lone goal on Sunday evening.
Insight: He also had three shots on goal and is now at the 20-goal mark. Schwartz now has 44 points and a plus-16 rating though 49 games this season.
Alexander Steen, RW2/12/2015 10:13:00 PM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen recorded three points on Thursday night.
Insight: Steen had on goal and two assists, with four shots and a plus-one rating. STeeb has 19 goals and 48 points through 53 games, and is a top-25 option in standard leagues.
David Backes, C2/12/2015 10:11:00 PM
Description: Blues center David Backes notched two points during Thursday's win over the Lightning.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with four shots, four penalty minutes, and a plus-three rating. Backes is a top-40 option, with 19 goals, 40 points, and 70 penalty minutes.
Alexander Steen, RW2/10/2015 10:35:00 PM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen scored a goal during Tuesday's victory over the Coyotes.
Insight: He also had six shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Steen now has 18 goals and 45 points through 52 games this season. He should be active everywhere.
Jori Lehtera, C2/10/2015 2:56:00 PM
Description: Blues center Jori Lehtera (concussion) will play Tuesday night.
Insight: Lehtera was dealing with a concussion, but is ready to return to the lineup. He has 30 points through 46 games this season, and should resume top-line duties.
Brian Elliott, G2/8/2015 3:07:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott took the loss Sunday against Chicago.
Insight: He stopped 24-of-27 shots on goal, but it wasn't enough. Elliott is still a solid 16-7-2 on the season.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW2/8/2015 3:05:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko scored a goal during Saturday's loss to the Blackhawks.
Insight: He also had four shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the afternoon. Tarasenko is one of the top options out there, with 28 goals and 53 points through 53 games.
Brian Elliott, G2/6/2015 10:03:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott was pulled during the second period of Friday's loss to the Blue Jackets.
Insight: Elliott allowed four goals and 14 shots before being lifted less than nine minutes into the second. Jake Allen took over and made 16 saves on 19 shots.
Jake Allen, G2/5/2015 9:40:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen posted a shutout Tuesday versus Buffalo.
Insight: He faced 23 shots, and looked comfortable all night long. Allen is now 15-5-2 on the season, yet is still the backup in St. Louis.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW2/5/2015 9:38:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko scored a goal during Thursday's win over the Sabres.
Insight: He also had five shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Tarasenko is having a breakout season, with 27 goals, 52 points, and a plus-26 rating through 51 games.
Jaden Schwartz, LW2/3/2015 11:03:00 PM
Description: Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz netted the overtime winner Tuesday against the Lightning.
Insight: Schwartz has been solid all season, and now has 18 goals and 41 points through 43 games. He also had five shots on goal and a plus-two rating on Tuesday night.
Jori Lehtera, C2/3/2015 3:39:00 PM
Description: Blues center Jori Lehtera is suffering from concussion symptoms according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Insight: Lehtera will miss his third straight game on Tuesday. With concussions like this, there is no way to tell how long he will be out. Paul Stastny will play with Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz until Lehtera returns. Lehtera has nine goals and 21 assists in 46 games this season.
Kevin Shattenkirk, D2/2/2015 9:05:00 PM
Description: Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk will have abdominal surgery in seven-to-10 days according to nhl.com.
Insight: Shattenkirk suffered the injury when he collided with Alex Ovechkin on Sunday. St. Louis lists him as week-to-week after he receives the surgery. Shattenkirk has eight goals and 32 assists in 48 games this season.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW2/1/2015 4:46:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko is now averaging over a ppg this season.
Insight: Tarasenko scored the eventual game-winning goal on Sunday versus the Capitals. He also had an assist on Alexander Steen's goal in the second period. Tarasenko has 50 points in 49 games.
Alexander Steen, RW2/1/2015 4:42:00 PM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen had two goals and an assist in the, 4-3, victory over the Capitals on Sunday.
Insight: Steen scored his first goal on the power play to give St. Louis the early, 1-0, lead. Steen then scored on even strength in the second period and assisted the eventual game-winning goal from Vladimir Tarasenko. Steen has 17 goals and 26 assists in 47 games this season.
Kevin Shattenkirk, D2/1/2015 2:06:00 PM
Description: Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk suffered a lower-body injury in Sunday's game against Washington and is not expected to return.
Insight: Shattenkirk has been one of the league's best scoring defensemen, with 40 points (8 G, 32 A) in 48 games. The plus 18 rating doesn't hurt his fantasy value either.
David Backes, C1/30/2015 9:50:00 PM
Description: Blues center David Backes scored a goal versus the Hurricanes on Friday.
Insight: Backes gave St. Louis a, 2-0, lead just over three minutes into the game, but the Blues didn't score again. Carolina came back to tie it, and St. Louis won in a shootout, 3-2. Backes has 17 goals and 18 assists in 47 games this season.
Jake Allen, G1/30/2015 9:47:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen made 26 saves in the shootout victory over the Hurricanes on Friday.
Insight: Allen stopped 26-of-28 shots in regulation and overtime. He improved to 14-5-2 with the victory.
Jori Lehtera, C1/30/2015 2:18:00 PM
Description: Blues center Jori Lehtera suffered an upper-body injury on Thursday and will not play in Friday's game against Carolina.
Insight: Lehtera has been solid this season with nine goals and 21 assists along with a +15 rating. Paul Stastny is expected to center the line between Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz.
Kevin Shattenkirk, D1/29/2015 11:05:00 PM
Description: Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk scored the game-winning shootout goal versus the Predators on Thursday.
Insight: That stat won't count towards the fantasy totals, but Shattenkirk did have eight shots on net and an assist in regulation and overtime. The Blues won, 5-4. Shattenkirk has eight goals and 32 assists with a plus-17 rating in 47 games this season.
Jaden Schwartz, LWHot1/29/2015 11:03:00 PM
Description: Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz scored a goal against the Predators on Thursday.
Insight: Schwartz got the scoring going for St. Louis, who scored four goals in the second period. Nashville tied the game at the end of regulation, but St. Louis won in a shootout, 5-4. Schwartz has 16 goals and 21 assists in 40 games this season.
Alexander Steen, RW1/19/2015 10:47:00 PM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen had two assists in the, 3-1, victory over the Avalanche on Monday.
Insight: Steen assisted Jaden Schwartz's power-play goal and T.J. Oshie's even-strength score. Both came in the second period. Steen has 15 goals and 25 assists in 44 games this season.
Brian Elliott, G1/19/2015 10:44:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott made 17 saves in the, 3-1, victory over the Avalanche on Monday.
Insight: Elliott stopped 17-of-18 shots in his 13th victory of the season. Elliott is 13-5-2 this season with a GAA below 1.90 and save percentage about .930.
Brian Elliott, G1/17/2015 9:57:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott picked up a shutout Saturday versus Toronto.
Insight: Elliott turned aside all 27 shots on goal, and improved his record to 12-5-2 on the season. He is the top option for St. Louis.
T.J. Oshie, RW1/17/2015 9:55:00 PM
Description: St. Louis right wing T.J. Oshie scored a goal during Saturday's victory against the Maple Leafs.
Insight: Oshie has gotten it going of late, and now has 12 goals and 27 points, along with a plus-10 rating through 37 games this season.
Alexander Steen, RW1/15/2015 10:53:00 PM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen scored a goal with under a minute to go to tie the game and send it into overtime.
Insight: Steen scored a beautiful goal on a redirected shot right in front of the net. The Blues, however, lost, 3-2, in overtime. Steen has 14 goals and 22 assists in 42 games this season.
Martin Brodeur, G1/14/2015 5:39:00 PM
Description: Blues goaltender Martin Brodeur is taking a one-week leave of absence from the St. Louis Blues according to Blues.nhl.com.
Insight: Brodeur has been up-and-down since joining the Blues. He is 3-3-0 with a 2.87 GAA and .899 save percentage. With Brian Elliott back and Jake Allen as the backup, there is a good chance Brodeur is done in St. Louis.
David Backes, C1/13/2015 10:31:00 PM
Description: Blues center David Backes scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's victory over the Oilers.
Insight: Backes scored in the first period and then added an assist in the third period. Backes has 15 goals and 14 assists in 42 games this season.
Jake Allen, G1/13/2015 10:29:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen picked up a much needed victory, but he still didn't play very well.
Insight: Allen hasn't had much playing time lately, but he earned the start Tuesday after he came on in relief for Brian Elliott on Saturday and led St. Louis to a comeback victory. Allen didn't allow a goal until the third period, but he only faced 15 shots in the game, so the save percentage was again below .900.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW1/13/2015 10:26:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko continued his incredible season, picking up two more points on Tuesday versus the Oilers.
Insight: Tarasenko scored in the first period to get the scoring started and then assisted Jaden Schwartz's goal in the second period as the Blues jumped out, 3-0. It got a little interesting at the end, but St. Louis won, 4-2. Tarasenko has 24 goals and 22 assists in 43 games this season.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW1/10/2015 10:57:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko scored the game-tying goal late in the third period of Saturday's victory.
Insight: Tarasenko led the team with eight shots on goal. He has 23 goals and 21 assists with a plus-23 rating in 42 games this season.
Jake Allen, G1/10/2015 10:54:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen relieved starter Brian Elliott and stopped 19-of-20 shots to lead St. Louis back over Carolina on Saturday.
Insight: The Blues won in a shootout, 5-4. Elliott left the game after allowing three goals in the first 13 minutes. Allen posted a .950 save percentage the rest of the game. Unfortunately, it seems unlikely many owners started Allen on Saturday since he didn't start and has been struggling. Perhaps this gets him going again.
Jaden Schwartz, LWHot1/9/2015 2:22:00 PM
Description: Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz has two goals and four assists for six points in the past three games.
Insight: Schwartz is approaching a point-a-game status, a significant increase over last season's 56 points in 80 games. He's a must start while he's on this roll.
Jake Allen, GCold1/9/2015 10:28:00 AM
Description: Blues backup goalie Jake Allen has watched the last six games as Brian Elliott has gotten all the work for St. Louis.
Insight: Allen hasn't played since a second straight loss on Dec. 27 and doesn't figure to see much work as long as Elliott, the league-leader in GAA at 1.81, can stay healthy.
Brian Elliott, GHot1/9/2015 10:24:00 AM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott has racked up three consecutive wins and given up just four goals over that span.
Insight: Elliott has come back strong after missing 14 games due to a knee injury. He is now 11-5-1 with a .933 save percentage and a league-leading 1.81 GAA.
Paul Stastny, C1/8/2015 10:41:00 PM
Description: Blues center Paul Stastny registered two points on Thursday night.
Insight: Stastny had a goal and an assist, along with four shots and a plus-one rating. He now has nine goals and 23 points through 33 games this season.
Alexander Steen, RW1/8/2015 10:40:00 PM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen had a goal and an assist during Thursday's loss to the Sharks.
Insight: He also had three shots on goal. Steen has played well this season, and now has 11 goals and 33 points through 39 games.
Brian Elliott, G1/7/2015 9:42:00 AM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott recorded his second shutout of the season as St. Louis beat Arizona, 6-0.
Insight: Elliott made 23 saves. He is now 10-5-1 with a .933 save percentage. Elliott leads the league with a 1.80 GAA.
David Backes, C1/7/2015 9:40:00 AM
Description: Blues center David Backes scored a hat trick in the, 6-0, thrashing of the Coyotes on Tuesday.
Insight: Actually, Backes scored four goals, two on the power play and two on even strength. Backes now has 13 goals and 10 assists in 39 games this season.
Kevin Shattenkirk, D1/3/2015 9:38:00 AM
Description: Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk amassed an incredible 11 shots on net Friday against the Ducks.
Insight: Shattenkirk was everywhere on the ice, scoring a goal and an assist. He has nine goals and 16 assists in 36 games this season.
Brian Elliott, G12/31/2014 1:56:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott returned to game action for the first time in over a month and played pretty well.
Insight: Elliot allowed three goals but that wasn't bad considering he was peppered for 47 shots. His .936 save percentage for a single game was his best number since the last time he started against Nashville on Nov. 8. It will be interesting to see what happens in net for St. Louis with Jake Allen, Martin Brodeur and Elliott as options. For the time being, the Blues will carry three goalies.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW12/29/2014 10:33:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko continued his hot season with another goal on Monday.
Insight: Tarasenko made the game, 3-0, St. Louis late in the third period. He has 22 goals and 17 assists with a plus-19 rating in 36 games this season. Tarasenko is one of the biggest fantasy surprises through nearly the first half.
Martin Brodeur, G12/29/2014 10:31:00 PM
Description: Blues goaltender Martin Brodeur recorded a shutout on Monday.
Insight: With starter Jake Allen struggling, this should only increase the controversy in net for St. Louis. In his last 88 minutes, Brodeur has not allowed a single goal. If owners need help at goalie, Brodeur is worth the gamble.
Brian Elliott, G12/29/2014 4:27:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott (lower-body injury) made it through a full practice Sunday and could return soon, though Martin Brodeur is scheduled to start Monday.
Insight: Elliott's return would leave the Blues with a glut of good goaltending. Elliott is 8-4-2 with a 1.82 GAA, .931 SV%, Jake Allen is 11-5-2 with a 2.76 GAA, .899 SV%, and future Hall of Fame goalie Brodeur.
Jake Allen, G12/21/2014 10:43:00 AM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen took the loss in overtime Saturday versus San Jose.
Insight: He made 27 saves on 30 shots, and is now 11-3-2 with a 2.49 GAA and .907 save percentage. Allen should continue to hold down the top goaltending spot in St. Louis at least until Brian Elliott returns.
Patrik Berglund, C12/21/2014 10:40:00 AM
Description: St. Louis center Patrik Berglund scored a goal during Saturday's overtime loss to the Sharks.
Insight: He also had two shots on goal and plus-one rating on the night. Berglund now has four goals and 11 points through 32 games. He is not a relevant option.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW12/16/2014 10:45:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko recorded a hat trick on Tuesday.
Insight: Tarasenko scored three different way with the first goal coming on even strength in the middle of the first period, the second on the power play in the middle of the second and an empty-netter late in the third. Tarasenko has 20 goals and 15 assists with a plus-17 rating in 31 games this season.
Jake Allen, GHot12/16/2014 10:41:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen continued his hot streak with another victory on Tuesday.
Insight: Since getting pulled for Martin Brodeur on Dec. 6, Allen has won his last three starts. He stopped 21-of-23 shots against the Kings on Tuesday. Allen is 11-3-1 this season.
Jake Allen, G12/14/2014 10:35:00 AM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen had his best game of the month on Saturday.
Insight: Allen has struggled since Brian Elliott went down with an injury and Martin Brodeur joined the team, so it was nice for him to play well in a victory. Allen made 23 saves on 25 shots as the Blues won, 3-2, in overtime.
Kevin Shattenkirk, D12/14/2014 10:30:00 AM
Description: Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk had a goal and an assist on Saturday against the Avalanche.
Insight: Shattenkirk scored a power-play goal to tie the game at one towards the end of the first period. Then in overtime, he assisted T.J. Oshie's game-winning goal as St. Louis won, 3-2. Shattenkirk has four goals, 22 assists and a plus-13 rating in 30 games this season.
T.J. Oshie, RW12/11/2014 10:44:00 PM
Description: St. Louis right wing T.J. Oshie had a productive game during Thursday's win against the Islanders.
Insight: He had a goal, two assists, five shots on goal, and a plus-one rating on the night. Oshie is winding into form and now has 11 points this season.
Alexander Steen, RW12/11/2014 10:43:00 PM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen had three points and six shots on goal during Thursday's victory against the Islanders.
Insight: Steen recorded two goals and one assist to cap off his impressive night. He now as seven goals and 19 points through 27 games. He is a solid option.
Jake Allen, G12/10/2014 3:38:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen will start on Thursday against the Islanders.
Insight: Martin Brodeur has won the past two games for the Blues, including the last matchup with the Islanders where Allen allowed three goals in the first period. Allen will be looking to rebound Wednesday.
Jaden Schwartz, LW12/8/2014 10:42:00 PM
Description: Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz had an assist in the victory over the Panthers.
Insight: Schwartz was also plus-two with three shots on net. He has nine goals, 15 assists and a plus-nine rating in 28 games this season.
Martin Brodeur, G12/8/2014 10:38:00 PM
Description: Blues goaltender Martin Brodeur won his second game in his new home on Monday.
Insight: Brodeur stopped 32-of-34 shots to improve to 2-0-0 this season. Since Jake Allen has struggled so much since Brian Elliott went down with his injury, don't be surprised if Brodeur continues to see playing time.
Paul Stastny, C12/6/2014 3:58:00 PM
Description: Blues center Paul Stastny led a ferocious comeback on Saturday as St. Louis defeated the Islanders in New York, 6-4.
Insight: After falling behind 3-0 and switching goalies, the Blues scored three straight goals, including two on the power play to tie the game at three. Stastney scored the first goal on the man advantage on passes from Kevin Shattenkirk and David Backes. New York retook the lead on John Tavares' score, but T.J. Oshie answered for St. Louis. Stastney then scored his fifth goal of the season, which proved to be the game-winner.
Martin Brodeur, G12/6/2014 3:53:00 PM
Description: Backup goaltender Martin Brodeur replaced a rattled Jake Allen after the first period and led the Blues to victory on Saturday.
Insight: Brodeur added to one more victory to his win total, 689, which is already the most all-time. After Allen allowed three goals on 12 shots in the first period, Brodeur yielded just one goal on 15 shots the last two periods. It also helped St. Louis scored six goals over the final 40 minutes. Things are starting to get interesting in net for the Blues.
Jake Allen, G12/6/2014 2:31:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen had another bad start and this time, the Blues replaced him with Martin Brodeur at the beginning of the second period.
Insight: Allen has allowed seven goals in four periods since the Blues signed Brodeur. The future Hall-of-Famer is worth adding in deep leagues although his value is only for the short-term at the moment.
Brian Elliott, G12/6/2014 1:45:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott is not close to returning from his lower-body injury according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Insight: Blues coach Ken Hitchcock told reporters it will be "awhile" before Elliott returns. The goaltender skated a few days ago and felt very sore afterwards. Jake Allen will continue to be the starter with Martin Brodeur as his backup.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW12/4/2014 10:48:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko scored two more goals on Thursday to continue his hot 2014-2015 season.
Insight: Tarasenko scored two even-strength goals for his 15th and 16th goals of the season. He also had 12 assists this season. Tarasenko has 28 points in 26 games.
Jake Allen, G12/3/2014 10:45:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen had a terrible third period, allowing three goals as St. Louis lost to Chicago, 4-1.
Insight: The game was tied 1-1 between the two Central Division rivals going into the third period. However, Allen and the Blues allowed three goals in the first six minutes, including two to Patrick Kane. Allen finished with 29 saves on 33 shots in the loss.
Martin Brodeur, G12/2/2014 1:56:00 PM
Description: Veteran goaltender Martin Brodeur has signed a deal with the St. Louis Blues.
Insight: The Blues were in need of goaltending help after Brian Elliott suffered a lower body injury. Brodeur has 688 career wins, 394 losses and a 2.24 GAA. The 42-year-old will backup Jake Allen.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW11/30/2014 10:04:00 AM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko continued his hot 2014-2015 season.
Insight: Tarasenko scored his 14th goal of the season versus the Wild on Saturday. He has 26 points in 24 games and is second in the league with a plus-17 rating.
David Backes, C11/30/2014 10:00:00 AM
Description: Blues center David Backes scored in the third period to tie Saturday night's game against the Wild, and St. Louis won it in a shootout, 3-2.
Insight: The score was Backes' seventh of the season and came off a pass from Patrik Berglund. Backes has four assists and a minus-one rating to go with his seven goals this season.
Alex Pietrangelo, D11/28/2014 10:56:00 PM
Description: Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo had a huge night for leagues that count shots on goal.
Insight: Pietrangelo led the Blues with 10 shots on net Friday versus the Oilers. The next closest teammate had five shots. Pietrangelo scored and had an assist as well. Overall, however, he has been disappointing with just two goals and 11 assists in the first 23 games this season.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW11/28/2014 10:52:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 13th goal of the season Friday to win in overtime versus the Oilers.
Insight: Tarasenko deked the Oilers defender at the blue line and sniped a shot past Ben Scrivens for the game-winner with 40 seconds left in overtime. Tarasenko also had an assist and now has 13 goals and 12 assists in 23 games.
Alexander Steen, RW11/26/2014 9:39:00 AM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen scored his fifth goal of the season on Tuesday.
Insight: Steen extended the Blues lead to 2-0 when he scored on the power play in the middle of the second period. St. Louis, however, blew the lead after starting goalie Brian Elliott left with a lower-body injury. Ottawa won, 3-2, in a shootout. Steen has 10 assists to go with his five scores.
Brian Elliott, G11/26/2014 9:36:00 AM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott left Tuesday's game with a lower-body injury and did not return.
Insight: There are no reports yet how serious the injury is. Check back for more updates, but in the meantime, Jake Allen is a must-own goalie.
Jake Allen, G11/26/2014 9:34:00 AM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen had a bad game in relief of starter Brian Elliott.
Insight: Allen replaced Elliott, who suffered a lower-body injury, and allowed two third-period goals as the Senators cameback and won in a shootout, 3-2. Allen stopped just 15-of-17 shots. After posting back-to-back shutouts, Allen has a save percentage of .891 in his last five games. Despite his hot streaking officially ending, Allen is a must-own until fantasy owners know the seriousness of Elliott's injury.
Brian Elliott, G11/22/2014 5:46:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott picked up a victory Saturday against Ottawa.
Insight: He stopped 24-of-26 shots on goal, and improved his record to 8-4-1 on the season. Elliott has been great for owners.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW11/22/2014 5:43:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko scored another goal in Saturday's win over the Senators.
Insight: It was his 12th of the season, and Tarasenko also had six shots on goal. He now has 23 points and is +15 through 20 games.
Alex Pietrangelo, D11/22/2014 4:05:00 PM
Description: Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo is off to a really poor start.
Insight: The season is nearly a quarter of th way done, and Pietrangelo has just seven points after scoring 51 in 81 games last season. He is also minus-five after posting a plus-20 rating a season ago. Hopefully he can turn it around starting Saturday.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW11/20/2014 10:08:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 11th goal of the season on Thursday.
Insight: Tarasenko has been tremendous to start this season. He has 11 goals and 11 assists through 19 games. Tarasenko scored the first goal of the game against the Canadiens on Thursday, but the Blues lost, 4-1.
Brian Elliott, G11/18/2014 9:44:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott was not very busy during Tuesday's loss to the Bruins.
Insight: He made 15 saves on 17 shots on goal, but dropped his record to 7-4-1 on the season.
Jaden Schwartz, LW11/16/2014 10:15:00 AM
Description: Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz scored a goal and assist on Saturday.
Insight: Schwartz had five shots on goal and finished with a plus-one rating against the Capitals. He has seven goals and 11 assists this season.
Brian Elliott, G11/16/2014 10:11:00 AM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott stopped every shot but one to beat Washington, 4-1.
Insight: Elliott stopped 24-of-25 shots to record a .960 save percentage. Elliott is 7-3-1 with a 1.87 GAA and .930 save percentage this season.
T.J. Oshie, RW11/13/2014 10:53:00 PM
Description: St. Louis right wing T.J. Oshie scored his first goal of the season.
Insight: It was his first game back from a concussion, and now Oshie has finally lit the lamp. Look for this to get him going.
T.J. Oshie, RW11/13/2014 3:56:00 PM
Description: St. Louis right wing T.J. Oshie (concussion) has been activated from the injured reserve.
Insight: Oshie will have missed seven games. Although he's started slowly, make sure he's back in your lineup. He's scored just one point in eight games, but posted 60 last season.
Jake Allen, GHot11/12/2014 3:23:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen wil start on Thursday against the Predators.
Insight: Allen is on some hot streak. He has won his last three starts and four of his last five, including two shutouts over that span. Allen has a .944 save percentage and 1.40 GAA.
Brian Elliott, G11/11/2014 11:03:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott saved 28-of-29 shots against the Sabres on Tuesday.
Insight: Elliott is now 6-3-1 on the season. He posted a .966 save percentage versus Buffalo.
Joakim Lindstrom, C11/11/2014 11:01:00 PM
Description: Blues Joakim Lindstrom scored two power-play goals as St. Louis tacked on three late goals and beat the Sabres, 6-1.
Insight: St. Louis led Buffalo, 3-1, for most of the third period, but the Blues scored three power-play goals inside of three minutes to play. Lindstrom scored two of them. He now has three goals this season.
Jori Lehtera, C11/11/2014 10:57:00 PM
Description: Blues center Jori Lehtera recorded a hat trick on Tuesday against the Sabres.
Insight: Lehtera scored on 3-of-his-5 shots and was plus-three. He has five goals and eight assists this season.
Brian Elliott, G11/11/2014 6:14:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott will start against the Sabres on Tuesday.
Insight: He made 33 saves in his last start but lost to Nashville on Saturday. This game is a golden opportunity for Elliott owners to pick up a goalie victory. Owners of Jake Allen are likely upset he is not getting the spot start for this game. Against the worst team in the league, Elliott must be in every lineup.
Jori Lehtera, C11/9/2014 10:52:00 AM
Description: Blues center Jori Lehtera scored the team's lone goal in a loss to Nashville.
Insight: He has gotten off to a solid start, and now has 11 points in 13 games, and is +7 overall.
Brian Elliott, G11/8/2014 10:39:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott played well in Saturday's loss to Nashville.
Insight: He stopped 33-of-35 shots on goal, but fell to 5-3-1 on the season.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW11/6/2014 10:48:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko scored his ninth goal of the season on Thursday.
Insight: Tarasenko had a goal and an assist while posting a plus-two rating. Tarasenko has been one of the biggest surprises this season with 16 points in 13 games.
Jake Allen, G11/6/2014 10:41:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen was less than five minutes from his third straight shutout when the game began to turn on him.
Insight: St. Louis led, 3-0, when Michael Ryder scored for New Jersey to make the lead, 3-1. David Backes scored, and the game appeared to be over with a three-goal lead and under three minutes to go. New Jersey scored two more times to make things interesting, but Allen won his fourth game of the season. He made 24 saves in the game.
Jake Allen, G11/4/2014 10:24:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen earned his second shutout of the season on Tuesday.
Insight: He beat New Jersey 1-0, stopping all 26 shots, and if Allen continues to play like this, he will give Brian Elliott a rest more often.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW11/4/2014 10:23:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko scored the game-winner in Tuesday's win over the Devils.
Insight: The Blues won 1-0 and Tarasenko has seemingly turned into a star after his ridiculous goal on Saturday night. He now has eight goals and 14 points on the season.
Brian Elliott, G11/3/2014 10:03:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott earned the victory, Monday against the Rangers.
Insight: He stopped 36-of-39 shots, in a shootout win, and is now 5-2-1 on the season. Elliott is a solid option in net, moving forward.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW11/3/2014 10:01:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko notched two points in Monday's shootout win aganst the Rangers.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, and now has 13 points on the season. Tarasenko is on pace for a career-high.
Paul Stastny, C11/3/2014 10:43:00 AM
Description: Blues center Paul Stastny (shoulder) skated with the team Sunday and did make the trip with the team to New York.
Insight: He hasn't taken any hits yet, so we feel he isn't likely to go Monday night, but could return this week. Stastny, a free agent acquisition this summer, has four points in four games this season. He totaled 60 points in 71 games last season for Colorado and is a force when healthy.
T.J. Oshie, RW11/3/2014 10:41:00 AM
Description: St. Louis right wing T.J. Oshie (concussion) has yet to start skating with his teammates.
Insight: Oshie could return in about a week, but with concussion there is no real timetable. He blossomed into a star last season with 60 points in 79 games and a great Olympics display.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW11/2/2014 10:58:00 AM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko scored two goals in Saturday's, 3-2, victory over the Avalanche.
Insight: Tarasenko now has six goals on the season. He was plus-two in the game. Tarasenko did not convert his shootout attempt, but Joakim Lindstrom did and St. Louis goalie Brian Elliot did not allow a shootout goal.
Jake Allen, G10/30/2014 10:33:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen pitched a shutout during his third start of the season, against the Ducks.
Insight: It was a nice outing for Allen, who stopped all 24 shots he faced, giving St. Louis reason to possibly give him the nod next time out.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW10/29/2014 10:18:00 AM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko scored the game-winning goal on the power play on Tuesday against the Stars.
Insight: Stars forward Tyler Seguin took a penalty just 14 seconds into overtime to send St. Louis to the man advantage.Tarasenko scored on a pass from Kevin Shattenkirk and Alex Pietrangelo for the game-winner. Tarasenko finished the game with a hat trick.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW10/28/2014 5:46:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko is available for Tuesday's game.
Insight: Tarasenko was considered questionale with an illness, but he stil good to go. He has a goal and four assists in seven games this season.
Brian Elliott, G10/28/2014 5:42:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott will start between the pipes on Tuesday.
Insight: Elliott has been great in net this season, posting a 1.78 GAA and a .922 save percentage, but he is just 2-2-1.
Brian Elliott, G10/25/2014 10:54:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott picked up only his second win of the season, Saturday versus Chicago.
Insight: He made 25 saves in a -2 victory. Elliott is now 2-2-1, amd fantasy owners are praying this gets the Blues' netminder going.
Jaden Schwartz, LW10/25/2014 10:52:00 PM
Description: Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz scored his fifth goal of the season.
Insight: After recording a hat trick three games ago, Schwartz was able to light the lamp again. He now has eight points, and has been a nice find for fantasy owners, across the country.
Jaden Schwartz, LW10/25/2014 2:44:00 PM
Description: Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz will start at left wing on the top line with David Backes and T.J. Oshie on Saturday against the Blackhawks.
Insight: Schwartz and Alexander Steen are basically flip flopping spots. Steen will skate on the second line with Jori Lehtera and Vladimir Tarasenko. The loser is Steve Ott, who was a top-six forward earlier in the week, but will be on the fourth line Saturday.
Kevin Shattenkirk, D10/23/2014 10:42:00 PM
Description: Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk scored his first goal of the season in Thursday's loss against the Canucks.
Insight: Shattenkirk scored on the power play to tie the game at the 7:38 mark of the second period. It was the only goal of the game for the Blues.
Paul Stastny, C10/23/2014 12:33:00 PM
Description: Blues center Paul Stastny suffered a shoulder injury last Saturday and has been placed on the injured reserve list.
Insight: Stastny suffered the injury on a hit from Martin Hanzal just 31 seconds into the game. Stastny, a free agent acquisition this summer, has four points in four games this season. he totaled 60 points in 71 games last season for Colorado and is a force when healthy.
Jaden Schwartz, LW10/19/2014 10:16:00 AM
Description: Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz scored a hat trick on Saturday against the Coyotes as St. Louis routed Arizona, 6-1.
Insight: Schwartz scored a power-play goal about halfway through the second period, an even-strength goal in the first minute of the third period and then another power-play goal with seconds remaining. Schwartz had four points in the game and now has seven on the season.
Paul Stastny, C10/18/2014 10:48:00 PM
Description: Blues center Paul Stastny suffered an upper body injury and will not return on Saturday according to the team's twitter.
Insight: Stastny suffered the injury on a hit from Martin Hanzal just 31 seconds into the game. Stastny, a free agent acquisition this summer, has a goal and three assists this season.
Jake Allen, G10/18/2014 1:59:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen will get his first start of the season against Arizona on Saturday night.
Insight: This is just a start to keep Allen fresh. Goalie Brian Elliot is in no danger of losing his starting gig.
Roman Polak, D10/14/2014 8:10:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs defenseman Roman Polak left Tuesday's game against the Avalanche after blocking a shot with his arm.
Insight: There is no further update on how serious the injury is. Polak was definitely in pain as he skated off the ice. Check back for more updates.
Kevin Shattenkirk, D10/12/2014 12:25:00 AM
Description: St. Louis defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk posted three assists on Saturday night, his first points of the season.
Insight: Shattenkirk had a career-high 45 points in 81 games last season, so we certainly hope this is just the start after being shut out in the opener.
Brian Elliott, G10/12/2014 12:23:00 AM
Description: Blues goalie Brian Elliott (33 saves) made 23 saves on 24 shots Saturday after a rare poor performance Thursday.
Insight: We have come to expect a lot from Elliott after the past three successful seasons and we're glad to have him playing well after the opener.
Jaden Schwartz, LW10/9/2014 10:51:00 PM
Description: Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz had two points on Thursday against the Rangers.
Insight: After scoring 25 goals last season, Schwartz scored his first in the opener. He also added an assist, had two penalty minutes, but also a -1 rating on the night.
Dmitrij Jaskin, RW10/4/2014 10:40:00 AM
Description: Blues winger Dmitrij Jaskin will open up the season on the second line.
Insight: This will be his first full season with St. Louis, as he has played in 20 games throughout his young career. Keep an eye on the rookie, but for now Jaskin is not fantasy-relevant.
Paul Stastny, C10/4/2014 10:38:00 AM
Description: Blues center Paul Stastny will look to make a good mpression during his first year in St. Louis.
Insight: He is coming off a year where he produced 25 goals and 35 assists. Stastny will center the Blues' second line, and should be able to produce similar numbers. Owners should draft him starting in the middle-to-late rounds.
Jaden Schwartz, LW10/4/2014 10:34:00 AM
Description: Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz could be in line for a breakout season.
Insight: He had a career-high 56 points a year ago, with a +28 rating. Schwartz is definitely a sleeper, that should be targeted towards the end of drafts.
T.J. Oshie, RW10/4/2014 10:31:00 AM
Description: St. Louis right wing T.J. Oshie is coming off a career-year.
Insight: He had 21 goals, 39 assists, and a +19 rating. The USA Olympian should be pushing the 70-point mark in 2014-15, and should be drafted beginning in the sixth or seventh round.
David Backes, C10/4/2014 10:27:00 AM
Description: Blues center David Backes should produce around 50-60 points in 2014-15.
Insight: He had 57 points (27 goals, 30 assists) in 74 games last season, along with a +14 rating and 119 penalty minutes. Backes should be scooped up starting in the fourth or fifth round.
Alexander Steen, RW10/4/2014 10:24:00 AM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen is coming off the best season of his career.
Insight: He had 33 goals and 29 assists, to go along with a +17 rating. Steen did that in 68 games, so will have a great opportunity to improve upon those numbers. Target him beginning in the sixth round.

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