Originally written on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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ST. LOUIS -- A confident Doug Armstrong stood with his back to a framed photo of The Great One, then referenced the legend when asked which of his players, if any, would be off-limits in future trades. "Well, Wayne Gretzky got traded," Armstrong said. "I would say everybody is available. Some guys are not likely to be traded, but you would be foolish to say ... if the MVP of the league was made available, and they called you and said, 'We need this piece, do you want it?' You never want to paint yourself deep into that corner." The St. Louis Blues general manager smiled, and continued to keep any trade plans for the 2013-14 season close to his chest, leaving the door open for the kind of speculation that runs rampant in the NHL this time of year. The Blues recently made waves when they signed Derek Roy, a veteran center Armstrong believes will bring a playmaking ability his team lacked last season. But will that be the last major move? And could a swap -- the Blues have been tie...
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