Denver, Colorado, USA; St. Louis Blues head coach Craig Berube during the first period of game one of the second round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Colorado Avalanche at Ball Arena.
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Fantasy Hockey Fallout: Big changes in St. Louis

Early Wednesday morning, the St. Louis Blues fired coach Craig Berube after a 6-4 loss to the Detroit Red Wings, a team playing their second game in as many nights and without their top two centres. The Blues were 3-7 in their previous 10 games when he was let go and fell out of a playoff spot in the West. Let’s look at what went right during Berube’s tenure, what has gone wrong this season, and what it means for fantasy managers in all kinds of formats. 

Very famously, Berube was hired in November of 2018 to turn around a team that had started the year 7-8-3. The turnaround wasn’t immediate as the team went 8-10-1 in their next 19 games. He helped the team improve their expected goal share at 5-on-5, going from the bottom third of the league to 14th in that second stretch of games, but goa

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