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Anthony Stalter

Anthony Stalter

Whatever is Ailing Vladimir Tarasenko Couldn’t Have Come at a Worse Time

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The Vladimir Tarasenko narrative has officially reached its crescendo. Following the Blues’ 6-3 loss to the Sharks in Game 5 on Monday night, it’s all fans and pundits can talk about: Where is The Note’s best player? Blues fans have been socked with the reality that their team’s season might be coming to a close. They’re angry, they’re looking for ...

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How Can the Blues Limit Pavelski’s Damage? By Making Sure He Doesn’t Get the Puck

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If the Blues are to advance to their first Stanley Cup Final since the 1969-70 season, they’ll need to do something against the Sharks that they executed to perfection against the Blackhawks and Stars. Brian Elliott’s play, especially in the second period when the Sharks turned up the pressure with excellent puck possession, is one of the reasons why the ...

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Blues Have All the Necessary Elements to Keep Reaching New Postseason Heights

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I don’t believe Ken Hitchcock was trying to patronize the opposition following the Blues’ 6-1 win when he said Dallas was “the future of the NHL.” I just don’t believe that, period. Said Hitchcock: “They’re the future of the NHL. That’s where they are. They missed one of their two best players [Tyler Seguin]. They’re where the game is going.” ...

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Win Over Blackhawks Proves the Blues Are a Different Team, Now Bring On the Stars

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Monday night was the first time in three games the Blues played a full three periods. From start to finish they were hell-bent on rewriting history, burying a well-deserved postseason reputation deep under the Scottrade ice, and exorcising not only their first-round playoff demons, but a very specific one who wears black and red and hums “Chelsea Dagger” while relentlessly ...

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RGIII Has a Real Shot at Redemption Under New Cleveland Regime

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RGIII makes for an interesting redemption story in Cleveland. Whether it was his inability to adapt as a passer, stay healthy, or lead others, some believe Robert Griffin III was mostly at fault for his Washington falling out. Others believe Mike Shanahan was to blame for RGIII’s downward spiral in D.C. That said, Jay Gruden decided to pass on RGIII’s ...

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