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Blues 2020-21 Report Cards: Jaden Schwartz

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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The case for Jaden Schwartz

Since the start of the 2021 season, fans have had an eye on the Blues’ contract talks with left winger Jaden Schwartz. A 2010 first round draft pick (14th overall), Schwartz has become one of the longest standing members of the Blues along with Vladimir Tarasenko. As the season went...
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Blues' Jaden Schwartz: Set to play in Game 1

Schwartz (rest) will play in Monday's series opener against the Avalanche. Schwartz was rested for the team's regular-season finale, so his status for this game was never really in danger. As the Blues point out in their press release, Schwartz will tie Chris Pronger for fifth-most in franchise history with what will be his 85th career playoff appearance.

Blues' Jaden Schwartz: Sitting out Thursday

Schwartz will be rested for Thursday's game against visiting Minnesota, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports. Schwartz will be one of several Blues resting for the season finale ahead of the playoffs. He managed 21 points in 40 games this season and is expected to play Game 1 on Monday against Vegas or Colorado.

What’s next for Tyler Bozak and Jaden Schwartz?

The St. Louis Blues have some tough decisions to make. Obviously, center Tyler Bozak and left winger Jaden Schwartz are two unrestricted free agents that have jumbled up the overall picture of the upcoming offseason. At 35 years old, Bozak is a veteran who signed a three-year, $15 million contract...

Blues' Jaden Schwartz: Nets seventh tally

Schwartz scored a goal on two shots, doled out three hits and blocked two shots in Friday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Golden Knights. Schwartz's second-period goal put the Blues ahead 3-1, but they couldn't make it last. The 28-year-old winger has had a difficult season with seven goals, 19 points, 65 shots on net and a plus-2 rating through 37 appearances.

Blues' Jaden Schwartz: Nabs power-play helper Monday

Schwartz produced a power-play assist in Monday's 3-1 win over the Ducks. Schwartz set up a Brayden Schenn tally in the second period. The 28-year-old Schwartz has two assists in his last three outings, although his goal drought is up to six games. For the season, the winger has 18 points, 63 shots on net, a plus-4 rating and 18 PIM through 35 contests.

Blues' Jaden Schwartz: Bags assist Thursday

Schwartz recorded an assist in Thursday's 5-4 overtime win over the Wild. Schwartz earned the secondary assist on Sammy Blais' opening tally at 3:14 of the first period. The 28-year-old Schwartz hasn't been as effective as usual this year. He's at 17 points, 62 shots on net and a plus-3 rating through 33 games.

Blues' Jaden Schwartz: Scores both goals in loss

Schwartz scored twice and added two PIM in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Avalanche. Schwartz netted a power-play goal in the first period and added an even-strength tally in the third, but no other Blue could beat Devan Dubnyk. The 28-year-old Schwartz has six goals, 16 points, 59 shots on net, 18 PIM and a plus-5 rating in 29 appearances this year, mainly in a top-six role.

Toronto Maple Leafs 4 Trades in 4 Days: Jaden Schwartz

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MARCH 22: Jaden Schwartz #17 of the St. Louis Blues skates with the puck against the Vegas Golden Knights in the third period of their game at T-Mobile Arena on March 22, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Golden Knights defeated the Blues 5-1. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Blues' Jaden Schwartz: Scores twice to end goal drought

Schwartz scored two goals on four shots in Friday's 9-1 win over the Wild. Schwartz entered Friday with a 17-game goal drought dating back to Jan. 30, as he missed 15 games due to a lower-body injury. The two-score outing doubled his goal total to four this year. The veteran winger has 14 points, 50 shots on net, 25 hits and a plus-5 rating in 25 contests overall.

Blues' Jaden Schwartz: Snags assist Wednesday

Schwartz posted an assist, four shots on goal, two hits and two blocked shots in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Golden Knights. Schwartz put up a solid effort across the board. His assist was the secondary helper on Vladimir Tarasenko's tally just 48 seconds into the game. Schwartz snapped his six-game point drought with the assist. For the year, the winger has 12 points, 46 shots on net, 25 hits and a plus-3 rating through 24 outings.
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Blues' Jaden Schwartz: Good to go

Schwartz (lower body) will return to the lineup Friday against San Jose. Schwartz will return to a prominent role following a 15-game absence, skating on St. Louis' second line and second power-play unit against the Sharks. He's notched nine points through 14 games this season.

Blues’ Jaden Schwartz Will Play Against Sharks on Friday

The St. Louis Blues will finally have Jaden Schwartz back in the lineup on Friday night against the San Jose Sharks. Schwartz has missed the team’s past 15 games after sustaining a lower-body injury. St. Louis will have Schwartz on a line with Vladimir Tarasenko and Brayden Schenn, so he’s certainly automatically in a spot where he can get on the scoresheet. The Blues’ forward could also find himself getting some powerplay time. Before getting hurt, Schwartz was off to a good start with the Blues putting up two goals and seven assists to go along with a +9 rating in 14 games. St. Louis has won just six games against nine losses with Schwartz out of the lineup. The 28-year-old had one of the best seasons of his career last year when he put up 22 goals, 35 assists, and a +3 rating in 71 games. The Blues are looking to break out of a season-long five-game losing streak that’s dropped them to fourth place in the West Division.

Blues' Jaden Schwartz: Not quite ready

Schwartz (lower body) won't play in Wednesday's game against the Kings, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Head coach Craig Berube said Tuesday that Schwartz is on track to play Friday against the Sharks, and that plan appears to still be on schedule. Once Schwartz is cleared, he should return to a top-six role, likely on Brayden Schenn's left side. Schwartz generated two goals and seven assists across 14 games before this injury.

Blues' Jaden Schwartz: Closing in on return

Schwartz (lower body) skated with the team Monday and is getting close to a return, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Head coach Craig Berube revealed Tyler Bozak (upper body) would return for Wednesday's game against the Kings, but he couldn't provide the same good news for Schwartz. Nevertheless, Schwartz is getting close, and he should draw into the lineup at some point on the five-game road trip.