CALGARY, ALBERTA • The Blues have played five games this season, and in all five, one goal has separated them from the opponent in the final two minutes of regulation. They've won three of them, earning seven of 10 possible points, so there are aspects of the team's performance that it likes.
Somewhere out there in hockey coach exile, Bob Hartley is quite possibly giggling to himself. Fired after last season because management no longer could motivate the Calgary Flames, Hartley now watches from a safe distance as his old team stumbles out of the gate to start the 2016-17 season. It'
In this episode of Net Front Presence, Post-Dispatch Blues reporter Tom Timmermann and Jeff Gordon discuss the Blues' fast start, the early production of Alexander Steen and Paul Stastny, the potential of newcomer Nail Yakupov and the ongoing struggle to get more from Magnus Paajarvi, Dmitri Jaskin