Courtesy: St. Louis Blues
ST. LOUIS, Mo. The St. Louis Blues announced today that they have signed Executive Vice PresidentGeneral Manager Doug Armstrong to a five-year contract extension. Armstrong was named the National Hockey Leagues 2012 General Manager of the Year this past season.
"We are thrilled to have Doug in St. Louis through the 2017-18 season and beyond," said Blues Owner Tom Stillman. "He has been instrumental in returning the Blues to the top of the Central Division and was very deserving of the GM of the Year award. His vision in the draft process, and his prowess in the trade and free agent markets have positioned our organization to succeed well into the future."
"My family and I are excited to remain with the Blues and in the St. Louis community," said Armstrong. "Its energizing to be in a city with such a welcoming and passionate fan base, and we are truly enjoying our experience here. On the ice, Ken Hitchcock and our coaching staff believe we have construct...