Craig Berube


Blues 2020-21 Report Cards: Craig Berube

The St. Louis Blues’ 2020-21 season had its highs and lows, but ultimately ended in disappointment after the team fell in four games to the Colorado Avalanche in Round 1. In this series, we’ll look back on the season, player by player, and evaluate each player’s performance as an individual, with an eye towards their future with the team.
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Blues head coach Craig Berube rips referees for 'one-sided' officiating

Berube was particularly frustrated about a perceived missed call involving defenseman Colton Parayko. "Parayko gets tripped in the corner. (The Avalanche) go down (and) score a goal. ... He gets slew-footed, and they don't call it, and it cost us a goal," Berube said. "It's terrible. It's so one-sided, it's not even funny."
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Craig Berube Griping About Uncalled Trip In Playoff Game Is Awfully Ironic

One could argue that if not for the referees swallowing the whistle at a pivotal moment in Game 5 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final, the St. Louis Blues might not be champions. Now, a few other things still would have had to go the Boston Bruins’ way. But, nevertheless, it was an infamous no-call on an egregious Tyler Bozak trip on Noel Acciari that resulted in a Blues goal that paved the way to a win in Game 5.
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St. Louis Blues: Why Craig Berube Succeeds Where Others Failed

There’s one particular phrase that St. Louis Blues fans have heard over and over in the past decade or so. At this point, many of us are sick of hearing about “buy in”. Yet, by now, it’s a phrase so ingrained in our lexicon that it might as well be tattooed on us somewhere. You’ve got to buy in.

Blues coach Craig Berube gave a run-down on injuries today

The Blues have been banged up significantly this season. The most recent spate of injuries began on January 26th, when Mark Stone went high on Tyler Bozak, concussing him and knocking him onto the IR with an upper body injury. The list hasn’t gotten better. Scandella went down with an upper body injury on February 2nd during the Blues’ first game against Arizona; Robert Thomas broke his thumb the following game on February 4th. Sammy Blais went down the game after that, and Jaden Schwartz was cut down with a lower body injury on February 12th’s game against the Coyotes. Most recently, Torey Krug left Monday’s loss early with an upper body injury.
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St. Louis Blues Craig Berube Changing Lines Too Early

The St. Louis Blues suffered an historic loss to the Colorado Avalanche in their second game of the 2021 season. The Blues have only allowed eight goals and been shutout in the same night two other times in their franchise history prior to that night. So, you would expect the...