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Daily Bernie: Apr. 27 – Which Cards Position Player is Most Vulnerable?; Blues Gm. 1 Recap

This Cardinals season has been anything other than smooth sailing thus far, and while it may not be time for John Mozeliak to shakeup the roster, who’s most vulnerable when he does decide to? Bernie makes a case for Randal Grichuk on Thursday’s show and also delves into the Birds outfield’s disappointing stats thus far. Your host also welcomes Blues ...

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Daily Bernie: Apr. 26 – Are the Cards Just Not Very Good?; Armstrong Talks Blues-Preds

Is it safe or fair to beg the question: Are these Cardinals just not all that good? Was the roster not planned or put together properly? Bernie devotes time to the topic Wednesday and welcomes 101ESPN insider Jen Langosch’s input. Your host also talks tonight’s Blues-Predators series opener with Note general manager Doug Armstrong. NFL.com columnist Judy Battista rounds out ...

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Worthless Prediction: The Blues Over Nashville In Seven Games. Why? Read It And Find Out

You can look at the four remaining teams in the Western Conference playoffs and make a case for advancement to the Stanley Cup Finals. There’s Anaheim, a tough and large industrial-strength team that’s tournament-tested. The Ducks have league’s best regular-season winning percentage over the last five seasons. Including the 2017 postseason the Ducks have gone 15-0-3 in its last 18 games. ...

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Daily Bernie: Apr. 25 – Why Not These Blues!?; Cardinals’ Future Rotation Crop Looks Good

four out of five dentists are recommending the Predators will advance past the Blues in Round 2, but parity is currently abound in the NHL…So why not this Note team!? Bernie and Travis Green wonder this out loud on Tuesday’s show and analyze the Predators with radio analyst and former Blues goalie, Chris Mason. Your host also covers plenty Cardinals ...

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Brendan Shanahan and Derian Hatcher Shared Some Unfriendly Combat 22 Years Ago Today

Brendan Shanahan was known better for his point production than his fighting prowess, but would nonetheless take exception with a fellow colleague on occasion. One such occasion took place 22 years ago today during the lockout-shortened 1994-95 NHL season, in which Shanny had had enough of hard-checking defenseman Derian Hatcher. The ensuing melee was as close to a wrestling match ...

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Daily Bernie: Apr. 24 – All Hail Yeo and Armstrong!; Wong and Grichuk Come Up Big in MIL

Many folks were calling for Doug Armstrong’s head around the time he dismissed best friend Ken Hitchcock and promoted Mike Yeo and this trend stuck around when the GM traded away Kevin Shattenkirk. To date, the Blues are 22-8-1 under Yeo and have allowed only 1.88 goals-per-game since handing him the reigns. They’re also 4-1 in the postseason and have ...

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Five Things the Blues Need to Do Better If They Want to Beat Nashville

As the Blues prepare for the Predators in their Stanley Cup Playoffs second-round matchup, it seems apparent we’re going to see a low scoring series. In the first round, Jake Allen was second in goals against average at 1.47, trailing only Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne’s 0.70 GAA. Rinne leads all playoff goalies with a save percentage of .976, leading Allen, ...

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Onward and Upward, Yon Blue Note: The Blues Are Learning, and Escaping Their Past.

I won’t be a phony. When the Blues blew a 3-1 lead to Minnesota in Game 5, somehow frittering away a commanding advantage in the potential clincher of a low-scoring series, many bad thoughts invaded my brain… There they go again … A half-century of hockey, no Stanley Cups… Can’t believe the Blues are doing the fur-ball thing again … ...

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