Just like those who ventured westward in the 1800s to make a new life for themselves, the Blues head west with an opportunity to make new life for them in the playoff chase.
Paul Stastny will play for a Cup in Winnipeg for the remainder of the season.
Yesterday before the NHL Trade Deadline, the Blues, as you probably heard by now, traded center Paul Stastny to the Winnipeg Jets. The Jets are second in the West, playing very well and very deep. Stastny will likely slide in on their 3rd line.
New Blue Nikita Soshnikov will have an opportunity to impact the Blues’ bottom 6 forwards.
Yesterday, the Blues made a trade for Toronto Maple Leafs winger Nikita Soshnikov, sending a fourth-round pick in return. Soshnikov has 70 games played in the league, with 14 points. He is 24 years old.