The St. Louis Blues, like any team, do their best to improve their team via a smart trade. With very few exceptions, no GM ever tries to make a bad deal. However, this list proves that some trades needed to be thought through a little more.
*note* the Blues actually haven’t made too many bad deals at the deadline, so this will be a list of all bad trades.
The St. Louis Blues have been a bit more quiet at the deadline in the last decade, but during the Ron Caron years they were always making a flurry of deals.
Making a good trade usually depends on what you were trying to do at that moment in time. On the same account a bad trade can be determined by the eye of the beholder and has many determining factors, i.e. salary concerns, trying to acquire prospects or draft picks etc.
All of those things applied to many trades the Blues have made over their history and sometimes you end up on the short end of the stick. Some trades were made just to make a trade and some just left you wondering. All that said, the following deals just did not pan out for the ‘Note.