The St. Louis Blues have had a great start to the 2023-24 season, with points in both of their first two games of the new campaign. However, with a quiet offseason, there are still some things the Blues could improve.
St. Louis missed the playoffs last season for the first time since the 2017-18 season when head coach Mike Yeo and the Blues’ season ended in a loss to the Colorado Avalanche on the final day of the season.
The Blues were able to enter the playoffs in 2018-19 and did something the team had not accomplished in the team’s history, winning the Stanley Cup in seven games over the Boston Bruins.
So, if history tells us anything, the St. Louis Blues are destined to win the Stanley Cup in the summer of 2024.
With so much to be decided over the next season of Blues hockey, plenty of work remains to be done on the roster. The salary cap is expected to take a big jump next offseason to close to $90 million, and the Blues have a handful of pending unrestricted free agents.
The 2024-25 version of the St. Louis Blues will look vastly different than the version we saw take the ice to begin the year in Dallas this season. Here are three moves to jumpstart that process.