Title one of the best improvement of the Blues’ season up to now.Their franchise-best 5-0 begin? Nope.Jordan Kyrou taking one other massive step, main the crew with eight objectives and 18 factors? Nope.Robert Thomas displaying who he will be with a club-best 14 assists? Nope.Vladimir Tarasenko trying wholesome and robust? Nope.Getting by means of a wave of COVID-19 instances? Nope.Ville Husso, Scott Perunovich, Jake Neighbours … nope, nope, nope.The one-best improvement, no doubt, was the Blues’ 3-2 loss to Arizona on Tuesday.Any crew can win or lose on any given day, proper? Flawed. You don’t lose to the last-place crew within the league on residence ice, to a crew with one win in 16 video games this season, to a crew lacking 9 gamers (two on the COVID-19 record and 7 injured), to a company counting down the times to not the NHL playoffs however to the draft.Maybe we’d all perceive the Blues fumbling that recreation in the event that they’d received a number of in a row and have been feeling good about themselves. However they went into the sport 1-3-1 of their earlier 5 video games, and the one win in that stretch was a 3-2 intently contested shootout determination in Winnipeg.