Blais and a 2022 second-round selection were traded to the Rangers from the Blues on Friday in exchange for Pavel Buchnevich, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
It was a strong season in St. Louis for Blais, as he set new career highs in goals (eight) and points (15) while logging 12:04 of ice time per game. The 25-year-old winger won't offer the same level of production as Buchnevich but is capable of challenging for the 30-point threshold if given a full 82-game campaign.
Blais scored a goal on two shots and added three hits in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Avalanche in Game 2.
Blais got the Blues on the board in the second period. The 24-year-old winger had 15 points and 103 hits in 36 regular-season contests. He's worked on the fourth line in the playoffs, as the Blues' forward group is now missing just David Perron (COVID-19 protocols).
Blais (upper body) had one hit and was plus-1 in Thursday's 7-3 win over the Wild.
Blais was back after a five-game absence and received 15:21 of ice time in his typical bottom-six role. The 24-year-old finished the regular season with eight goals and 15 points -- career highs in both categories -- across 36 games.
Blais (upper body) will be back in the lineup Thursday versus the Wild, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
Blais will likely feature in a bottom-six role for the regular-season finale. The 24-year-old winger missed five games with the injury.
Blais (upper body) won't be in the lineup for Wednesday's game versus Minnesota, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Blais will miss a fifth straight game Wednesday, but he could be ready to return for Thursday's season finale against the Wild. He's tallied 15 points through 35 contests this campaign.
Per Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Blais (upper body) isn't traveling with the Blues for the team's current road trip, which means he'll miss the next three games at a minimum.
Blais will have to wait for Wednesday's game versus Minnesota for his next potential opportunity to return to the lineup. The 24-year-old winger has picked up eight goals and 15 points through 35 games this campaign.
Blais is considered day-to-day with an upper-body injury, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
Blais will miss Wednesday's game against Anaheim at a minimum with his upper-body issue. With Blais on the shelf, look for Mackenzie MacEachern to enter the lineup against the Ducks.
Blais picked up a goal on two shots and had a team-high four hits in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to Minnesota.
Blais walked out from below the goal line and roofed a shot short side to give the Blues a 2-0 lead late in the first period. It was Blais' eighth goal of the year, extending his career high, and his second in as many games.
Blais scored a goal and added two hits in Thursday's 5-4 overtime win over the Wild.
Blais opened the scoring just 3:14 into the game. The 24-year-old winger snapped a four-game goal drought. He set new career highs in goals (seven) and points (14) in just 33 appearances this season. The Quebec native has added 96 hits, 29 shots on goal and a minus-1 rating in a middle-six role.
Blais scored a goal on three shots, dished two assists and went plus-3 in Friday's 9-1 win over the Wild.
Blais scored in the first period and assisted on both of Ryan O'Reilly's even-strength goals over the final 40 minutes of the contest. With four points in his last two games, Blais is thriving in a top-six role. The 24-year-old winger has only seen a part-time role this season, but he's earned 11 points, 22 shots on net, 72 hits and an even plus-minus rating in 25 appearances.
Blais scored a goal on two shots and added six hits in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Golden Knights.
Blais entered the lineup for Mike Hoffman, who was a healthy scratch. The 24-year-old Blais took advantage of a top-six role, scoring on a feed from David Perron at 7:21 of the first period. Blais had gone without a point in his last five games. The Quebec native is up to eight points, 19 shots on net and 70 hits through 24 contests this season.
Blais scored a goal on two shots and added four hits in Saturday's 5-1 loss to the Golden Knights.
Blais gave the Blues a lifeline at 4:39 of the third period, but Max Pacioretty answered 2:46 later to restore a two-goal lead for Vegas. The 24-year-old Blais is up to three goals, seven points, 14 shots on net and 49 hits through 18 contests. The Quebec native provides physicality in the middle six, but it doesn't come with much of a scoring punch.
Blais recorded an assist and blocked two shots in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Kings.
Blais set up Nathan Walker for a goal at 4:38 of the first period. The 24-year-old Blais didn't do a ton on the stat sheet, but he was effective on the ice. It's been a middling start to the year for the Quebec native -- he has five points, 11 shots on goal, 42 hits and a plus-1 rating through 15 games. He hasn't produced enough offense to warrant much consideration in fantasy.
Blais scored a goal and added two PIM in Saturday's 7-6 win over the Sharks.
Blais scored at 3:34 of the second period, continuing a back-and-forth battle between the teams that began in the first. The goal was Blais' second of the year -- he's added two helpers, eight PIM and 32 hits through 11 contests. The physical winger has mostly worked in a third-line role, but his scoring output limits his fantasy value to deeper formats.
Blais (COVID-19 protocols) had five hits and one shot in a 3-0 loss to the Kings on Monday.
Blais missed Saturday's game against San Jose after what turned out to be a false positive COVID-19 test. He was back in the lineup against Los Angeles on Monday and logged just under 14 minutes of ice time. The 24-year-old winger has one goal and two assists in nine games this season.
Blais had a false positive COVID-19 test, and he'll return to the lineup for Monday's game versus the Kings, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Blais is slated to play on the second line with Brayden Schenn and Mike Hoffman. The 24-year-old injects a physical presence to the lineup -- he dished out 155 hits over 40 games last year -- but he has modest offensive upside with three points through eight games this season.
Blais was placed in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol Saturday, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.
Blais is the first player on the Blues to be placed in the league's virus protocol this year. He'll sit out Saturday's game versus the Sharks, and it's uncertain when he'll be available next. The Blues are dealing with numerous injuries, so their new lineup likely won't be clear until game time.
Blais (undisclosed) posted five hits, two shots on goal and 14:21 of ice time in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over the Sharks.
Blais missed four games with the injury. It didn't hamper his usual playing style in his return, as the 24-year-old winger brought plenty of physicality. He has three points, 19 hits, six shots on net and six PIM through eight outings this season. Expect Blais to work in the bottom six when he's in the lineup.
Blais (undisclosed) will be in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Sharks, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
Blais will make his return to the lineup for the first time since Feb. 6, as he's missed the past four games. Prior to getting hurt, the 24-year-old winger registered one goal on two shots, two assists and 13 hits in five outings while averaging 11:09 of ice time. Blais will return to the lineup on the third line for Thursday's game.
Blais (undisclosed) will be a game-time call against the Sharks on Thursday, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Blais has been sidelined for the club's last four contests due to his undisclosed injury. Prior to getting hurt, the 24-year-old winger registered one goal on two shots, two assists and 13 hits in five outings while averaging 11:09 of ice time. If Blais does get back into the lineup, it will likely be in a bottom-six role with Austin Poganski the most likely candidate to be scratched.
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