JR joins Karraker & Smallmon to talk about his recent article looking at the 10-year anniversary of Tom Stillman's purchase of the Blues, how that day changed the Blues, how the decade has gone with the new ownership and a few Blues off-season thoughts as the draft and free agency continue to loom.
7:00 - Cardinals fails to finish off the sweep against the Marlins, and the do it in heart-breaking fashion plus the NBA & NHL offseasons are officially underway 7:15 - Sick of it! 7:30 - Greg Amsinger talks Cardinals, green seat stories & MLB 7:45 - TIOLI 8:00 - Fresh Take: Is Rob Manfred the man to save baseball? 8:15 - ESPN legal expert Amber Wilson on Deshaun Watson, the NFL's legal problems & Dan Snyder 8:30 - The Fight 8:45- Jeremy Rutherford talks Blues offseason and the 10-year anniversary of Tom Stillman taking over 9:00 - Today's Big Thing: Pallente looked good again as a starter, going 7.0IP--how big could this be for the Cardinals going forward? 9:15 - Cardinals RP & Charleston, MO native James Naile on the special moment of pitching for his childhood team 9:30 - You're killing me, Smalls! 9:45 - What's on tap?
2:00 - Never out of it 2:15 - Is the Cardinals pen about to be a strength? 2:30 - What's Trending 2:45 - Should Freddie Freeman still be a Brave? 3:00 - Lineup Game 3:15 - Will next week shape the Blues offseason? 3:30 - Who's untouchable? 3:45 - How has baseball changed? 4:00 - The Gauntlet 4:15 - Should Herrera get the reps 4:30 - Blues Insider at the Athletic, Jeremy Rutherford on if the Blues will use their first pick or trade it away 4:45 - Which players will ultimately decide this team's fate? 5:00 - How does this club realistically improve? 5:15 - Sports Six Pack 5:30 - Huge start for Pallante 5:45 - What You Missed
Bernie offers up his thoughts on Jeremy Rutherford's article in The Athletic looking back at Tom Stillman's 10 years of owning the Blues. Bernie talks about how Stillman's ownership group has arguably been the most stable in the franchise's history.
JR joins Karraker & Smallmon to get into the now unavoidable topic: what's going to be the biggest hurdle to a Blues-Matthew Tkachuk deal? Also an update on the Perron situation, the future for Tarasenko, the questions about the cap, if the ROR extension will come quickly after the 7/13 deadline and why the Tkachuk conversation has so many moving pieces.
7:00 - Cardinals come back to win against the brewers 5-4, The Avs win another one is OT and of course Kadri got the game-winner 7:15 - Sick of it!! 7:30 - Expectations for Cardinals ASG appearances this year 7:45 - TIOLI 8:00 - Fresh Take: After hearing Waino's description of Yadi's ordeal, what's the toughest thing you've seen in sports? 8:30 - The Fight 8:45 - Jeremy Rutherford on myriad variables around the Tkachuk question, Perron not happy with the first offer & the ROR extension potential 9:00 - You're killing me, Smalls! 9:15 - John Denton on the Cardinals-Brewers, Oviedo getting his first W and the struggles of Jack Flaherty 9:30 - The PGA Tour takes a shot back at the LIV, but has this exposed a bigger issue with the tour. 9:45 - What's on tap?
2:00 - Stormin' Gorman Strikes Again 2:15 - Jack is back… Should he be? 2:30 - What's Trending 2:45 - Zack Attack 3:00 - Is Faulk hitting his stride? 3:15 - Waino to the rescue! Again 3:30 - Lineup Game 3:45 - True or Poo 4:00 - The Gauntlet 4:15 - Do the Cardinals deserve more than just one starter in the ASG this year? 4:30 - Blues Insider at the Athletic, Jeremy Rutherford on if the Blues will try to extend Ryan O'Reilly 4:45 - Is getting Hicks back like making a trade for a middle reliever? 5:00 - Riding the Hot Topic: Did the Cardinals bring Jack Flaherty back too soon? 5:15 - Sports Six Pack 5:30 - What makes Maroon so unique? 5:45 - What You Missed
JR joins Karraker & Smallmon to break down his most recent article on the Athletic, breaking down the decisions the Blues have with their various UFAs, how these decisions all work off one another, the biggest domino in the decision making & JR building an indoor rink for his kids to play in--what a dad move!
7:00 - Wrapping up he cardinals slip against the Pirates, the Avs getting an early lead on TB & getting ready for a potential Warriors championship 7:15 - Sick of it! The heat is just the first on the list today... 7:30 - Keith Tkachuk on raising two NHL players, Matthew & Brady fighting/growing up in the locker room & a grocery bill that never stops 7:45 - TIOLI 8:00 - Fresh Take: In the light of Lefty's fall from grace, Rory step into a leadership role for the PGA 8:15 - Is legacy talk too rooted in static things like championships and MVP trophies? 8:30 - The Fight 8:45 - Jeremy Rutherford on the blues decisions for their current UFA and how many are inter-connected with another 9:00 - Today's Big Thing: Jack didn't look lights out, but the defense betrayed him before we could get a realistic chance to gauge how the start went... 9:15 - Mark McGwire talks about raising his sons, legacy on the baseball diamond and being raised by the hardest-working man he ever knew 9:50 - You're killing me, Smalls!
2:00 - What an awesome, awful, game last night! 2:15 - Zero to Sixty. Flaherty takes the mound for the first time this season 2:30 - Is Paul Goldschmidt real? 2:45 - What's Trending 3:00 - What makes these teams successful? 3:15 - Remember folks, he's only a rookie 3:30 - Is this the team we were told about or is it “Just the Reds & Pirates”? 3:45 - Where are the Blues in Free Agency? 4:00 - The Gauntlet 4:15 - Blues Insider at the Athletic, Jeremy Rutherford on the Blues offseason plans 4:30 - Lineup Game 4:45 - True or Poo 5:00 - Riding the Hot Topic: What does Jack being back mean for the Cardinals? 5:15 - Sports Six Pack 5:30 - What does Flaherty being back mean to you? 5:45 - What You Missed
JR joins Karraker & Michelle to talk about the Blues big decisions and discussions before the start of FA on July 13th including: the Blues plan for Tarasenko, Army having a knack for making the right move at the right time, how the trade potential has changed in the last 12 months, Leddy's chances of staying here, JR's thoughts on Husso and the big difference for the Blues between NEED and WANT.
7:00 - Cards get shellacked by the Rays, 11-3, and are on the cusp of getting swept out of Tampa Bay, Jayson Tatum leads the Celtics to a 2-1 lead over GSW 7:15 - Sick of it!! 7:30 - Greg Amsinger tried to defend Cameron Maybin from Randy's slander + diving into the Cardinals pitching problems and Joe Maddon's firing 7;45 - TIOLI 8:00 - Fresh Take: Kevin Ibach says the Rays succeed because they're synchronized, and the Cardinals fired Shildt because he WASN'T. 8:15 - NFL news & notes as the heat turns up ion Cleveland, Houston and the Rams are busy sealing up the big names 8:30 - The Fight 8:45 - Jeremy Rutherford talks about his Blues reports card and the big offseason questions around Tarasenko, Husso, Leddy & more 9:00 - Today's Big Thing: The Cardinals lack of pitching depth is starting to be exposed...is there a short-term fix? Is this a long-term problem? 9:15 - The PGA has suspended the potential LIV participants...what does this mean for the future of the tour? 9:30 - You're killing me Smalls! Massholes + Nelly showing out with Tatum 9:45 - What's on tap?
2:00 - Why VerHagen in that spot? 2:15 - Is your confidence growing in Hudson? 2:30 - Lineup Game 2:45 - What's Trending 3:00 - Mixed results for O'Neill in return 3:15 - Blues Q's 3:30 - Bargains are great and all… 3:45 - What will it take for the Blues to exorcise the Avalanche demons? 4:00 - The Gauntlet 4:15 - Is Brendan Donovan a legit ROY candidate? 4:30 - Blues Insider at the Athletic, Jeremy Rutherford on the possibility of a Tarasenko contract extension with the Blues 4:45 - “Stormin' Gorman” 5:00 - Riding the Hot Topic: Naughton tonight but what's the overall plan? 5:15 - Why isn't Albert getting the farewell tour he deserves? 5:30 - Sports Six Pack 5:45 - What You Missed
11:00 - Do you feel better about the Blues standing within the Western Conference after watching the Avs sweep the Oilers? 11:15 - Cardinals broadcaster Danny Mac on what the lineup will look like when Tyler O'Neill & Dylan Carlson return 11:30 - Do the Cardinals have a need for another starter? 11:45 - Questions & Answers 12:00 - Blues insider Jeremy Rutherford discusses whether or not the Blues are going to make a 'splash' signing or trade this offseason 12:15 - Bet it or Forget it 12:30 - Are the Cardinals set with position players? 12:45 - The Junk Drawer 1:00 - Ferrario Five: The top five backup goalie options for the Blues 1:15 - ESPN MLB insider Buster Olney says Oli Marmol reminds him of Kevin Cash & Alex Cora 1:30 - Do the Cardinals have five future Hall of Famers on their roster? 1:45 - BK & Ferrario Rewind
JR joins Karraker & Smallmon to get into his Blues season wrap-up thoughts, the perception vs. reality of Colton Parayko and his play, his need to lock into HIS attributes, Perron re-signing being the blues #1 priority and how much his new contract could be, the potential for locking down Leddy & Husso in addition, the latest expectations around Vladimir Tarasenko & the difficult particulars about a potential Matthew Tkachuk deal.
7:00 - Cards finish off the sweep of the Padres thanks to Goldy & Arenado, ECF G1 goes Rangers--as did the fight... 7:15 - Greg Amsinger on Pham/Pederson, the Cardinals commitment to their vision and the incredible play of Goldy 7:30 - Sick of it! 7:45 - TIOLI 8:00 - Fresh Take: Since the turn of the century, the Cardinals have all but dominated the Cubs in the grand scheme...what does this say about these two franchises? 8:15 - STL City SC Sporting Director Lutz Phannensteil on the new signings starting to arrive in St. Louis 8:30 - The Fight 8:45 - Jeremy Rutherford breaks down the perception vs. reality of Colton Parayko and takes a little look into the future of the Blues 9:00 - Today's Big Thing: If Jayson Tatum leads the Celtics to a title, is he topping off the greatest season in sports for a St. Louis-native athlete? 9:15 - ESPN's Jesse Rogers talks Cardinals-Cubs playing 5-in-4 at Wrigley 9:30 - WWT Raceway CEO Curtis Francois on bringing the Enjoy Illinois 300 to the area this weekend 9:45 - You're killing me, Smalls!
2:00 - The Veterans Deliver 2:15 - Assessing the first line: O'Reilly, Perron, & Saad 2:30 - Should Armstrong give O'Reilly a No Movement Clause? 2:45 - What's Trending 3:00 - Flaherty says he feels better now than over the last year 3:15 - Should the Cards kick the tires on Keuchel? 3:30 - Blues Head Coach, Craig Berube on what he learned from his team this season 3:45 - How Craig Berube has shaped the culture in St. Louis 4:00 - The Gauntlet 4:15 - Blues Insider at the Athletic, Jeremy Rutherford on what David Perron may command in Free Agency this offseason 4:30 - Important start for Hudson? 4:45 - Assessing the first pair: Parayko & Leddy 5:00 - Riding the Hot Topic: Cardinals May Report Card 5:15 - Sports Six Pack 5:30 - Should the AZ Cardinals sign Murray now? 5:45 - What You Missed
11:00 - Doug Armstrong & Craig Berube end of season press conference 11:30 - Jeremy Rutherford, The Athletic Blues Insider 11:45 - Questions & Answers 12:00 - Where did the Blues offense go in the postseason 12:15 - Katie Woo, The Athletic Cardinals Insider 12:30 - Goldschmidt's having a career year & what Gorman is providing 12:45 - The Junk Drawer 1:00 - Biggest Takeaways from Blues Press Conference 1:15 - Dan McLaughlin, Cardinals Broadcaster 1:30 - In or Out 1:45 - BK & Ferrario Rewind
JR joins Randy & Michelle with some special music as they get into the comeback in Game 4 by the St. Louis Blues, how THAT game happened THAT way, the Avs playing a prevent defense, how the Blues offense came together in the 3rd and what adjustments the Blues made to get there.
7:00 - BLUES BLUES BLUES BLUES BLUES BLUES BLUES BLUES, cardinals, tatum, BLUES BLUES BLUES 7:15 - Sick of it! Hard to list anything here after last night... 7:30 - Greg Amsinger on the Blues win, the Jordan Hicks experiment, Giancarlo Stanton & more 7:45 - TIOLI 8:00 - Jeremy Rutherford talks Blues comeback win in Game 5 and looks forward to game 6 in STL 8:15 - Fresh Take: We hear from St. Louis as the city celebrate a great night of hockey 8:30 - The Fight 8:45 - John Kelly on the Blues big comeback, Robert Thomas locking in & the Blues adjustments 9:00 - Today's Big Thing: More mic drops as St. Louis celebrates an exciting win 9:15 - Jamal Mayers on what he saw in last night's game that gave the Blues an edge, and how they can keep that up on Friday 9:30 - You're killing me, Smalls! 9:45 - What's on tap?
2:00 - A new look Blues? How does this change the dynamic on the ice? 2:15 - That's not going to cut it 2:30 - What's Trending 2:45 - Out of sight out of mind? 3:00 - What do the Blues need out of Husso tonight? 3:15 - A glimpse into the future 3:30 - Now is the time for the offense to come alive 3:45 - Good take or Swing and a Miss? 4:00 - The Gauntlet 4:15 - Blues Insider at the Athletic, Jeremy Rutherford on the Blues tweaking their lineup for Game 5 4:30 - What is Tommy Edman? 4:45 - Get back to Game 2 5:00 - Riding the Hot Topic: Your pregame speech 5:15 - Sports Six Pack 5:30 - Jamie's Keys to the Game 5:45 - What You Missed
11:00 - Nazem Kadri completely turned this series on its head & where does Kadri rank among STL sports villains? 11:15 - The Blues' biggest strength all season has become their weakness in this series 11:30 - Are we starting to see the Cardinals' offense heat up the way we hoped? 11:45 - Questions & Answers 12:00 - Jeremy Rutherford, The Athletic Blues Insider 12:15 - The Kids are Alright for the Cardinals 12:30 - The fork in the road went the wrong way after Binnington's injury & does it make sense to play Lindgren? 12:45 - The Junk Drawer 1:00 - The Blues aren't able to sustain any sort of play in the 2nd & 3rd period & the Blues are missing their chance in this series 1:15 - Bet It or Forget It 1:30 - Dan McLaughlin, Cardinals Broadcaster 1:45 - BK & Ferrario Rewind
Craig and Sean celebrate Victoria Day with a special edition of the Tuesday boyzzz TAHS on a Monday! The guys discuss the antics of Max Domi in the dying seconds in game three between the Rangers and Hurricanes, and Gerard Gallant's harsh words directed towards the Canes post game. Bryan Rust signs a 5 year extension with Pittsburgh and we ask, what does that mean for Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang moving forward with the Penguins? The guys also take a look at what of the six vacant NHL coaching positions, from Vegas, to Chicago, Dallas, Winnipeg, Detroit and Philadelphia is most appealing for coaches looking for work next season. Jeremy Rutherford joins the boys to breakdown the first three games of the St. Louis Blues, Colorado Avalanche series, the collision between Nazem Kadri and Jordan Binnington, Ville Husso stepping back in between the pipes and the Selke Trophy performance from Ryan O'Reilly as he continues to shutdown Nathan MacKinnon. Plus we stick tap JR for his recently renovated 'hockey basement' in the suburbs of St. Louis ahead of another edition of the Tuesday boyzzz comment section. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jeff is joined by Islanders Head Coach Lane Lambert to share his reaction to getting the news of his promotion, what attracted him to coaching, when he knew he was ready to be a head coach in the NHL, what Barry Trotz meant to his career, and an outlook on his team's season next year (00:19). Next, Shayna Goldman stops by to chat about the controversy surrounding Brady Tkachuk supporting his brother and the Flames, the poor performance from both goalies in the Battle of Alberta, why she's paying attention to Matthew Tkachuk throughout the rest of the series, who she sees winning the Selke Trophy, and which players made the biggest impact on their new team during the playoffs (18:55). We wrap up the show with The Athletic's Jeremy Rutherford to look at why the Blues always had a tough time in the second period against the Avalanche, how he would evaluate Jordan Kyrou's season, Jordan Binnington's path back to being their top goaltender, and who he sees stepping up in their series against Colorado (50:01). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
JR joins Karraker & Smallmon with a story about the trustworthiness of a Kroenke run organization, the importance of Berube's "connectivity" comments, the Thomas line needing to step up, if the Blues will go back to a 12/6 F/D split, not seeing Krug in this series because of injury, the Blues needing to focus on forechecking and getting more O-zone time, if they can continue to slow down Landeskog & Rantanen, if this level of play from Binnington is sustainable and future St. Louis Blues Matthew Tkachuk picking up a big playoff hat trick.
7:00 - Cardinals drop a rough one to the Mets, Scherzer picks up an injury, Blues get ready for G2 and Matthew Tkachuk has a game! 7:15 - Sick of it!! Weather, opposing team fans, mosquitos and Randy's failure to get a cookie cake... 7:30 - MLB Network's Greg Amsinger on the Cardinals recent struggles, the best chance they have to compete and his biggest disappointment and surprise around the MLB so far 7:45 - TIOLI 8:00 - It's time for another Thursday Blues Mad-lib: _______ needs to step up tonight for the Blues to win Game 2. 8:15 - John Kelly on how the blues can slow down the Avalanche and draw even in game 2 8:30 - The Fight 8;45 - Jeremy Rutherford on the trustworthiness of the Kroenke plan and if the Blues can give enough in front of Binner tonight 9:00 - More thoughts on our blues mad-lib: _______ needs to step up for the Blues to win Game 2. 9:15 - Hall of Famer Chris Pronger on how the Blues can slow down a quicker Avs team, cutting Parayko some slack and what makes Chief a great coach 9:30 - You're killing me, Smalls! Things are heating up in the West! 9:45 - Avs studio host Kyle Keefe on the Avs looking to exorcise their Round 2 demons and the best way the Blues have to jump on Colorado in Game 2
2:00 - Observe and Report: Game 1 2:15 - Why is this team so inconsistent? 2:30 - Blues Head Coach, Craig Berube on how not being connected is leading to minimal offense 2:45 - What does Chief think? 3:00 - What's Trending 3:15 - Do I look nervous? Or just not connected? 3:30 - Should O'Neill be allowed to hit out of his slump? 4:00 - The Gauntlet 4:15 - Does Brendan Donovan make the best case for shortstop? 4:30 - Blues Insider at the Athletic, Jeremy Rutherford on the Blues caving into the Avalanche pressure during the 2nd period 4:45 - What went wrong for the Blues and how can they change it? 5:00 - Riding the Hot Topic: How do you slow down the Avalanche? 5:15 - Sports Six Pack 5:30 - New look Blues in Game 2? 5:45 - What You Missed
First, Ian and guest cohost Julian McKenzie talk about one of the best weekends of playoff hockey of all time, featuring five Game 7s, with both Sunday night games going to overtime, Jake Oettinger's heroics in net for the Dallas Stars, the Tampa Bay Lightning winning their ninth consecutive series, the potential end of elite status for the Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals, and Pittsburgh Penguins, the upcoming Battles of Alberta and Florida, and much more. Next, The Athletic's James Mirtle joins the show to discuss yet another first round playoff exit for the Toronto Maple Leafs, this time losing to the Tampa Bay Lightning in seven games, the feeling around the team and city, Sheldon Keefe's postgame comments about the handshake line, potential offseason changes, and more. Then, The Athletic's Jeremy Rutherford joins the show to discuss the St. Louis Blues-Colorado Avalanche second round matchup, lessons the Blues learned from last year's sweep at the hands of the Avs, if Jordan Binnington or Ville Husso will play the bulk of the series in goal for St. Louis, and more. Plus, Ian and Julian talk about the breaking news that Pete DeBoer has been fired as the head coach of the Vegas Golden Knights and that Lane Lambert has been hired as the head coach of the New York Islanders, and they close out the show with a couple of Multiple Choice Madness questions. And, right now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
JR joins the program to talk about tonight's Blues-Wild game 6 matchup, the Blues needed to weather a "big storm" from the Wild tonight, what exactly a "big storm" might look like, the Wild coming hard for a win tonight, the importance of Binner's puck play, Berube's emphasis on that puck play, Vladdy reestablishing himself among the top scorers in the whole league, the likelihood of seeing Cam Talbot in this series, why an overly-physical game has hurt both teams at times and how Wild HC Evason might shift around his lines and change up the matchups for tonight.
7:00 - Cardinals win G2 against the Orioles, Yepez and Mikolas continue their roll, Blues-Wild G6 tonight 7:15 - Sick of it! 7:30 - Blues Mad Libs: The Blues win will game six if __________ 7:45 - TIOLI 8:00 - Fresh Take: The Blues win will game six if __________ 8:15 - John Kelly answer our Blues mad libs, breaks down the potential importance of Kevin Fiala and if the Wild will make a goalie change 8:30 - The Fight 8:45 - Chuck Wallis from Bommarito & Chris Blair from WWT raceway preview he upcoming 'Enjoy Illinois 300' 9:00 - Today's Big Thing: MLB Network host Jon Morosi on the potential Cardinals-Bogaerts trade 9:15 - Jeremy Rutherford breaks down Wild-Blues Game 6 matchup, including the importance of Vladdy and Leddy 9:30 - You're killing me, Smalls! 9:45 - What's on tap?
2:00 - Blues win a pivotal Game 5 2:15 - CY Bradish gets the best of the Birds 2:30 - Blues Head Coach, Craig Berube on how to handle Minnesota Wild winger, Kirill Kaprizov 2:45 - Outfield Production the biggest key? 3:00 - What's Trending 3:15 - Don't let Vladi get hot 3:30 - What about the developmental aspect? 3:45 - 5 on 5 proved to be the difference for the Blues 4:00 - The Gauntlet 4:15 - So who is the SS? 4:30 - Blues Insider at the Athletic, Jeremy Rutherford on Jordan Binnington's ability to play the puck 4:45 - Sports Six Pack 5:00 - Riding the Hot Topic: Back to back good games for Binner 5:15 - What You Missed
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Michael Russo discusses the Minnesota Wild's disappointing start to the playoffs, dropping a 4-0 decision to the St. Louis Blues on Minnesota home ice. Russo dives deep into the performance by the Wild who struggled on special teams and in net and to light the lamp. Mike also offers his opinion as to what the Wild need to do in game two to pull even with the Blues. Russo welcomes St. Louis Blues writer Jeremy Rutherford to a special live room segment of SFTS taking Wild and Blues fans calls on the series. This segment was recorded before the start of game one on the afternoon of Monday, May 2nd. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices