Originally posted on Frozen Notes  |  Last updated 7/6/13

BUFFALO, NY - DECEMBER 5: Derek Roy #9 of the Buffalo Sabres skates with the puck during the game against the New York Rangers at HSBC Arena on December 5, 2009 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
The Blues have reached a one-year, $4 million deal with Derek Roy. The center will officially join the Blues after he takes a physical, as reported by the team's official site. Roy joins the Blues after spending 2012-13 with both the Dallas Stars and the Vancouver Canucks.  St. Louis: We have a center.  First, let's stop and give credit to Doug Armstrong for making another sensible decision. Armstrong refrained from giving other centers on the open market larger contracts, instead letting other clubs overpay the few options out there. Armstrong was patient and eventually found an upgrade down the middle for a cheaper price.  With that out of the way, let's meet the new center for the Blues.  Unlike the team's other moves over the past couple of days (no offense to Aucoin or Lapierre), Roy is a forward who can play in the team's top-6. Between Vancouver and Dallas last season, Roy scored 21 points in 42 games. In 2011-12 with Buffalo, he scored 44 points in 80 games...
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