• Blues' Ott Pots Goal In Win

    News: Steve Ott potted a goal in Tuesday's win over the Jets.
    Analysis: The fourth-line winger usually offers most of his contributions in the form of hits and PIM, but he does have a few 30-point seasons on his resume. Unfortunately, none of those have come since 2011-12, as his minutes have declined steadily while he's transitioned into more of a grinder role. He only has three goals and 11 points over 64 games to date this season.
  • Blues' Ott Chips In Assist, Four Hits

    News: Steve Ott contributed an assist and four hits in Friday's win over the Hurricanes.
    Analysis: Steve Ott helped set up linemate Ryan Reaves for the game's first goal, giving him his second point in as many nights. The 32-year-old can't be counted on to provide consistent scoring totals, but he does carry relevance in deeper leagues for his strong hit and PIM numbers.
  • Blues' Ott Set To Play On Thursday

    News: Steve Ott (illness) is slated to play Thursday against Detroit, according to Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
    Analysis: Steve Ott, who has been battling the flu, did not participate in Thursday's morning skate. However, coach Ken Hitchcock said the forward was still scheduled to suit up later in the evening, so it's likely that he just took the morning off to rest up.
  • Blues' Ott Likely Out Due To Illness

    News: Steve Ott (illness) is likely to miss Thursday's against Detroit, according to Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
    Analysis: Steve Ott didn't skate during practice Thursday morning and is day-to-day.
  • Blues' Ott Dealing With Flu

    News: Steve Ott missed Wednesday's practice with the flu, NHL.com's Lou Korac reports.
    Analysis: The Blues will reevaluate Steve Ott on Thursday morning before determine whether or not he's fit to play later that evening against the Red Wings. If Ott isn't feeling healthy enough to suit up, Joakim Lindstrom would likely reenter the lineup in his stead.d
  • Blues' Ott Nets First Of Season

    News: Steve Ott scored his first goal of the season Saturday in a loss to San Jose on his only shot of the game. He added seven hits in 13:46 of ice time in the game.
    Analysis: Steve Ott is a veteran role player and penalty killer at this stage in his career, so offensive contributions aren't what the Blues are expecting from him. Fantasy owners should look at him the same way.
  • Blues' Ott Will Return To Lineup On Wednesday

    News: Steve Ott (groin) will return to the lineup on Wednesday against the Blackhawks, Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
    Analysis: Steve Ott was originally supposed to miss a few more games and not travel with the Blues on their current road trip, but after practicing with the team on Monday, he made enough progress to be put back in the lineup against Chicago. The 32-year-old center has struggled to find offensive production this year, scoring no goals and four assists in 23 games played.
  • Blues' Ott Practices

    News: Steve Ott (groin) practiced with the team Monday, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
    Analysis: Steve Ott was originally not supposed to travel with the team on their current four game road trip, but considering he's already practicing, it sounds like he could make a return sooner. There's no word yet from the team, but keep an eye out for a status update.
  • Blues' Ott Will Not Travel On Upcoming Road Trip

    News: Steve Ott suffered a groin injury during Friday's game and will not travel on the Blues' upcoming road trip, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
    Analysis: The Blues play four games on the road over the next week, and with Steve Ott staying in St. Louis, it appears he will be out at least that long.
  • Blues' Ott Registers First Point Saturday

    News: Steve Ott picked up an assist Saturday against Chicago, his first point of the season. He had two hits and two PIM in the contest.
    Analysis: Steve Ott has been bouncing around the top three lines for the Blues, but he is a checker at this stage of his career. He has three shots in seven games so far.