The Blues are locked in a 2-2 tie with the defending Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks in Game 7 of the Western Conference quarterfinal. With 12:29 left in the period, Blues forward Troy Brouwer banged home a loose puck in the crease, sending the Blues to a big victory over their biggest rivals. The Blues would eventually reach the Western Conference Final for the first time in 15 years.
The Blues claim their first Central Division Championship since the 1999-2000 season.
The Blues clinch their first playoff berth in four seasons with a 3-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets at Scottrade Center. Prior to the drought, the Blues had reached the playoffs in 25 consecutive seasons.
The Blues came back from a 5-0 deficit in the third period to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-5 in overtime. It was only the second time a team has come back such a large deficit in the third period to win a game. The Blues scored their six goals in 15 minutes and 27 seconds, making it the fastest time a team has come back from a five-goal deficit in NHL history.
The Blues claim the first President's Trophy in team history when they finish the year with a 51-20-11-1 record, good for 114 points.
Blues sweep the Chicago Blackhawks four games to none in the first round of the playoffs. Craig Janney scored an overtime goal for the win. It marked the first time the Blues have swept the Hawks in the playoffs.
In the final regular season game the Blues were lead by captain Scott Stevens to a 2-1 win over the North Stars. The Victory was the seventh consecutive, as the Blues finished with a 47-22-11 record, second best in franchise history.
Brett Hull breaks Wayne Babych's record for the most goals in one season when he netted his 55th goal of the year in a 9-2 Blues home win against the Quebec Nordiques and goalie Greg Millen. Hull went on to break the NHL's record for most goals by a right wing (72) in one season, that year.
Bernie Federko records an assist for his 1,000th NHL career point. The Blues lost to the Hartford Whalers 5-3 in a game played at the St. Louis Arena. March 17, 1988 Brian Sutter scores his 300th NHL goal as the Blues and Minnesota North Stars tied 2-2 in St. Louis. That year was to be Sutter's final season as a player. He went on to coach the team the following year and remains the most successful coach in Blues' history.
Greg Paslawski scored two late third period goals to send Game 6 of the Conference Finals into overtime. But Doug Wickenheiser was the hero, scoring the game winner in overtime to complete arguably the most remarkable comeback in Blues history.
The Blues and Pittsburgh Penguins battled in a playoff series deciding game. The Blues won the game in double overtime when checker Mike Crombeen scored. Blues' goaltender Mike Liut and Penguins' goaltender Greg Millen made outstanding saves throughout the game.
Garry Unger breaks the NHL's "Iron Man" record (most consecutive games played) against the Los Angeles Kings. He plays in his 631st game and breaks Andy Hebenton's record of 630 consecutive games.
Red Berenson scores an amazing six goals as the Blues shutout the Philadelphia Flyers, 8-0 in Philadelphia. Berenson went on to score 35 goal that season to lead the Blues. The NHL record for the most goals in one game (seven) was set by Joe Malone on January 31, 1920.
Ron Schock scores a playoff overtime goal at 22:50 for a 2-1 Blues' win over the Minnesota North Stars. The win sent the Blues to the Stanley Cup Finals in only their first season.
The franchise's first game. The Blues and Minnesota North Stars played to a 2-2 tie at the St. Louis Arena. The Blues boasted a lineup of veteran players who helped the team reach the Stanley Cup Finals that season. Brothers Barclay and Bob Plager anchored the defense that season.