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Daily Bernie: Jan. 19 – Good Decision to Start Allen Thursday? Lots of Baseball HOF Reaction

By Luke Schnake | January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jake Allen will be back between the pipes tonight after three games on the bench, but is this the right move? Could Allen use a little more time away? Bernie and Jeremy Rutherford mull this over on Thursday’s program along with the Note’s recent up and down trend. Your host also devotes lots of time …

Blues Are in a Tough Position With Shattenkirk According to Analyst

By Luke Schnake | January 18, 2017 | 2 Comments

We’re just six weeks away from the NHL trade deadline and the Blues are in a precarious position. Last season the team held on to David Backes and Troy Brouwer at the deadline as both approached unrestricted free agent status at the season’s end. Both players were huge contributors to a Western Conference Finals run, …

STL Officials Working for Scottrade Renovations; Are Hopeful State Officials Will Do the Same

By Luke Schnake | January 11, 2017 | 4 Comments

St. Louis has had a rough recent go stadium-wise. The Rams fiasco kicked things off in this department and they’ve continued with SC STL’s proposed midtown MLS site. The soccer field has hit a funding snag and is still being debated. We all know the Rams story. But while the above mentioned plans deal with …

An Unpleasant Truth: The Blues’ Brutal Goaltending May Require Emergency Action by GM Doug Armstrong

By Bernie Miklasz | January 11, 2017 | 14 Comments

I don’t overreact to regular-season hockey. The 82-game schedule encourages patience. It’s best to stay level and see how things evolve. It’s best to avoid leaping to conclusions when 50 percent of the games haven’t been played. That said … After another bad loss — with the Blues exhibiting little urgency and energy in Tuesday’s …

Will a Strong Winter Classic Showing Open the Door to Other Big STL-NHL Events?

By Luke Schnake | January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Winter Classic dust has settled, the ice has melted–and probably been removed as well–but what a day under the clouds, eh? The buildup made much of St. Louis’ redemption following a tough 2016 sports year, and Monday delivered here as well as in the NHL standings. But where the weekend shone most was showcasing …

Daily Bernie: Jan. 3 – Winter Classic ‘TarasenkShow’; Another Ungraceful Lane Kiffin Exit

By Luke Schnake | January 3, 2017 | 1 Comment

Bernie will be back soon, but Anthony Stalter and Mike Young still have your morning’s covered in the mean time with plenty Blues, college football, and NFL coverage. Vladimir Tarasenko had the Blackhawks covered Monday, and now has 19 points in as many career games against the Note rivals. Your hosts talk the Winter Classic …

Winter Classic Alums Talk Excitement for Their Own Game as Well as Monday’s

By Luke Schnake | December 30, 2016 | 1 Comment

Most area hockey fans have Winter Classic hopes like the Blues winning Busch Stadium’s first 2017 game, or the forecasted rain to hold off. But former Note forward Terry Yake has a much more specific wish for Saturday’s Blues-Blackhawks alumni game. “My biggest aspiration would be, somehow someway, I get a chance to get on …

Bettman Says Winter Classic Is a Way to Give Back to STL After a Rough Year

By Luke Schnake | December 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Blues and Blackhawks are apparently about to play an outdoor hockey game at Busch Stadium. Weather permitting, of course, but NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is hoping the elements won’t pose a threat. “You know, I was promised there wouldn’t be any rain and that it would be a beautiful day,” Bettman recently joked on …

Daily Bernie: Dec. 29 – Blues Get Nice Win With Classic Looming; Fabbri Notches First Hat Trick

By Luke Schnake | December 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

Blues and NFL talk abounds on Thursday’s Bernie Miklasz Show, as Anthony Stalter and Mike Young are still in for Bernie. The duo welcomes Blues beat writer Jeremy Rutherford to the program to talk Wednesday’s 6-3 win over the Flyers, a game in which Robby Fabbri recorded the first of hopefully many hat tricks. Bleacher …

Daily Bernie: Dec. 28 – Peter Stastny Talks Alumni Game; Are the Packers Serious Contenders?

By Luke Schnake | December 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anthony Stalter and Mike Young are back in for Bernie Wednesday, and the duo welcomes hockey Hall of Famer and former Blue Peter Stastny to the program to talk this weekend’s Winter Classic alumni game and his son and current Blue, Paul. And with just one regular season week to go, Anthony and Mike cover …