Top St. Louis Blues prospects to get excited for in 2024

The St. Louis Blues prospects pool isn’t half-bad heading into 2024-25, and there is a chance several of them could end up in Gateway City come October.
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1 - Zachary Bolduc, LW

Unlike Zach Dean, Zachary Bolduc showed a little more productivity in the AHL and NHL, so he brings more upside than the former in the offensive zone; at least, that’s the case for now. Either way, Bolduc scored five times and logged nine points in the 25 contests he played in Gateway City. 

Bolduc wasn’t as much of a hitter as Dean, but his 15 takeaways is one number that jumps off the stat sheet. Take 15 and divide it by 25, and Bolduc ended his short stint with the big club in 2023-24 with 0.6 takeaways per contest. He was on the ice at even strength for 0.7 more goals allowed than expected, but he was also in the game for 13 goals for at even strength with an xGA of 9.0. 

Bolduc could see an increase in overall ice time next season, plus more time on the man advantage, on which he logged 15.5 minutes. While it’s true he didn’t show an incredible edge to his game in his age-20 season, Bolduc is one player to keep an eye on in September following a full offseason of training. 

There is a chance he returns in 2024-25 and gives fans a solid uptick in production after what were serviceable stints at both the NHL and AHL levels - 25 points and eight goals in 50 contests in the latter.


(Statistics provided by Hockey-Reference and Elite Prospects)