The St. Louis Blues walked away from the 2013 NHL Draft with four new prospects. The team entered the draft with six selections, but a trade with the Edmonton Oilers allowed them to move up in the second round while reducing their total number of picks to four.
Thomas Vannelli. William Carrier. Zach Pochiro. Santeri Saari. These four men are the newest faces within the St. Louis organization.
If you were on Twitter during the draft, you might have seen Blues fans who were unhappy the team didn't make a major move. Some felt under whelmed that the Blues didn't move into the first round and that players which have been at the center of several rumors (David Perron, Jaroslav Halak) remain in the mix.
It's important to remember why the Blues didn't have a pick in the first round of this year's draft: Jay Bouwmeester. Are fans who are so eager to win now forgetting that their first round pick helped fetch a proven NHL defender?
The vast majority of players selected i...