St. Louis Blues: Top 20 Goal Scorers in Franchise History

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6. Joe Mullen

Joe Mullen only spent about four-and-a-half seasons with the St. Louis Blues, but he made the most of his time wearing the Bluenote. After splitting time between the NHL and the minors as a rookie in 1981-82 and dealing with injuries in 1983-84, Mullen really emerged in 1983-84, scoring 41 goals (while also adding 44 assists) in his first full NHL season. At the time, those 41 goals in a season were the most scored by any United States-born player in NHL history.

Mullen continued to be a prolific scorer in 1984-85, scoring 4o goals with 52 assists. He could have been a prolific offensive threat for many years to come in St. Louis; unfortunately, however, he fought with the Blues over contract issues, and he was traded to Calgary in February of 1986 after scoring 28 goals over 48 games in St. Louis. Including that season, which Mullen finished with 44 goals between the Blues and Flames, Mullen would go on to have five more seasons with 40 or more goals over the remainder of his career.

Obviously, most Blues fans probably would have liked to see more out of Mullen before he was dealt away. Because of his multiple 40-goal seasons while in St. Louis, though, Mullen earns the honor of being a Top 10 scorer on this list.

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