The Blues only lost forward Pat Maroon and defenseman Joel Edmundson but signed defenseman Justin Faulk to a long-term deal. The Blues are poised to repeat as Stanley Cup Champs. The goaltending puzzle has been solved with the emergence of Jordan Binnington as a true number one goaltender. Considering how far the Blues had to come last year, things should be much smoother as long as they don’t find themselves in such a deep hole like last year. Early season results seem to indicate that the Blues don’t suffer from any Stanley Cup hangover.