49 episodes

Two lifelong friends give news and analysis from around the NHL, focusing on your St. Louis Blues

Optional Skate Blues Eric & Mike

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Two lifelong friends give news and analysis from around the NHL, focusing on your St. Louis Blues

    15 Wins Needed Part Duex

    15 Wins Needed Part Duex

    • 23 min
    15 Wins to Go

    15 Wins to Go

    In this, first of its kind, postseason postgame breakdown, Eric and Mike talk about the Blues continued dominance of the Minnesota Wild.  

    • 22 min
    Post Season Preview 2022

    Post Season Preview 2022

    On this week's episode of OSB, Eric and Mike talk about the most excited matchup outside of Blues vs. Wild, the NCAA AZ Coyotes, the keys to the Blues Wild matchup, and much more.  

    • 59 min
    Most Complete Blues Team Ever?

    Most Complete Blues Team Ever?

    On episode of Optional Skate Blues, Mike and Eric talk about how much giving someone the middle finger is worth, how "independent" an independent review by the NHLPA could be, the possibility of Vegas being on the outside of the playoffs, and just how great this year's Blues team is.  

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Can't Spell Sabbatical Without STL

    Can't Spell Sabbatical Without STL

    In this much anticipated episode of OSB, Eric and Mike talk very early 40s and get into general state of Saint Louis Blues hockey at the moment and talk about some of the surprise contenders and surprise duds of the 2021-2022 season.  

    Take us back, won't you?  

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Tendy Controversy In STL?

    Tendy Controversy In STL?

    Around the NHL, Eric and Mike discuss the impact of rescheduled games, COIVD testing basically only being done when crossing the US/Canada boarder, and Evander Kane's need for a life coach.  

    In STL hockey, we discuss if there is, or should be, a goalie controversy here in STL, Pronger's jersey retirement, and more.


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    • 1 hr 24 min

Customer Reviews

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10 Ratings

10 Ratings

podcastcraig ,

Great NHL and Blues split

Eric and Mike cover the major news around the NHL and then give insight into the Blues that shows they’re lifetime fans.
“As always, LET’S GO BLUES!!!”

arangaprange ,

Ewwwwww what’s that smell?

It’s not this podcast, these guys have great takes and faces made for the world of podcasts. Look forward to listening throughout this NHL season.

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