Off the Post: Blues Shut Out Flyers 3-0 on Monday Night

Off the Post: Blues Shut Out Flyers 3-0 on Monday Night – On Monday, January 7th, 2019, the St. Louis Blues rolled into Philadelphia with a goalie making his NHL debut. Jordan Binnington held his own in the net, and the Blues shut out the Flyers with a 3-0 win. After the game, Binnington and rookie Center Robert Thomas had a chance to chat with Russ Cohen.

Off the Post: Blues Shut Out Flyers 3-0 on Monday Night

Off the Post: Blues Shut Out Flyers 3-0 on Monday Night – Jordan Binnington Player Profile

Jordan Binnington was born in 1993 in Richmond Hill, Ontario. He began his career in the OHL for the Owen Sound Attack. In 2011, he was selected by St. Louis with the 88th overall pick. Binnington would spend 2012-2018 playing for the Attack in the OHL, the Kalamazoo Wings of the ECHL and the Chicago Wolves of the AHL. Collectors can find Binnington’s cards as a prospect in many of Leaf’s In The Game Hockey products from 2011-2016.

During the 2018 offseason leading up to the 2018-19 NHL season, Binnington signed a one year, two-way contract with the Blues. He began the season with their AHL affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage. He was recalled on December 9th and made his first NHL start on Monday evening. Collectors can find his Young Guns rookie card in 2014-15 Upper Deck Series 2 Hockey.

Check out Jordan Binnington’s stats from Monday night’s game:

Goalies Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI
1 Jordan Binnington W 0 25 25 1.000 1 0 60:00
Provided by Hockey-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 1/10/2019.

Off the Post: Blues Shut Out Flyers 3-0 on Monday Night – Robert Thomas Player Profile

Robert Thomas was born in Aurora, Ontario in 1999. He was taken by the London Knights of the OHL in the second round (26th overall) in the 2015 OHL Priority Selection. In three seasons with the Knights (2015-2018), Thomas scored 127 points in 133 games. Following the 2016-17 season, Thomas was selected by St. Louis in the first round with the 20th overall pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

Thomas would make the Blues opening night roster for the 2018-19 NHL season. He made his official NHL debut on October 4th against the Winnipeg Jets. His first point came in a 5-3 win over the Calgary Flames on October 12th, 2018. His first NHL goal came on November 21st in a 4-1 loss against the Nashville Predators. Collectors can find Thomas’s Young Guns rookie card in 2018-19 Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey.

Here is a look at some of these Blues cards as they talk about their Monday night victory with our own Russ Cohen. You can listen to the Off the Post podcast HERE.

Russ Cohen is the author of several top-selling sports related books.

Baseball’s Best Rookies
Numbers Don’t Lie: Mets: The Biggest Numbers in Mets History
100 Ranger Greats: Superstars, Unsung Heroes and Colorful Characters
100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
“Strike Three!” – A Player’s Journey through the Infamous Baseball Strike of 1994
The Winter Classic: The NHL’s Savior
The Philadelphia Flyers: Images of Sports
Pioneers of Baseball

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Russ Cohen

Russ Cohen

Russ Cohen is an accomplished writer for www.sportsology.info and radio host for the Sportsology Radio Network and covers multiple sports including writing specifically about the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers. He has numerous articles published on NHL.com and other team websites as well as Slam, CSNPhilly.com and FoxSports.com. Some of his articles have appeared in Canadian Sports Collector, Goalie News, New England Hockey Journal, The Hockey News, Beckett Hockey, Blueshirt Bulletin, NHL Publications and he has a monthly column in Center Ice Magazine that is distributed to every amateur hockey rink in the Pennsylvania. Russ has been asked to be a guest on several radio shows as a respected and valued expert on sports and has extensive AM radio experience including Hockey Prospect Radio on NHL Network Radio for the last 10 years, plus TSN 1050 and Sportstalkny WLIE 540 AM.
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