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Pascal Pelletier, who has spent the last couple of seasons overseas playing in Switzerland, has returned to the NHL, signing a one year, two way deal with the Vancouver Canucks. Undrafted, Pelletier played in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League before making his professional debut in the ECHL with the Louisiana IceGators. In the 2005–06 season, Pelletier was signed to an AHL contract with the Providence Bruins and after [...]
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The Blues have traded Kris Russell to Calgary in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick in 2014. The move is one that has many fans scratching their heads considering Russell went through waivers - and cleared waivers - earlier this week. Instead of claiming him then, the Flames elected to wait and deal an asset to the Blues.
Interesting strategy, Calgary.
ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues announced today that they have acquired the Calgary Flames' fifth round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft in exchange for defenseman Kris Russell.
Russell played 33 games with St. Louis this season netting one goal and adding six assists for seven points along with nine penalty minutes. He has played 364 career NHL games scoring 23 goals and 72 assists...
ST. LOUIS -- Derek Roy has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the St. Louis Blues, pending a physical for the veteran forward.
The Blues have been looking for a top center since before the trade deadline, and they hope they found one in Roy. The pending deal was announced by the team Saturday.
The 30-year-old Roy split last season between the Dallas Stars and Vancouver Canucks...
As the NHL Free Agency period officially got underway today, the Blues have made some noise. The Calgary Flames have acquired former Blues defenseman Kris Russell in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick in 2014.
Right after the trade to Calgary, the Blues and former New York Islanders center Keith Aucoin had agreed to a one-year deal worth $625K. Aucoin, 34, played in 41 games last...
The Blues have signed Maxim Lapierre to a two-year, $2.2 million contract. The average hit against the salary cap is $1.1 million (math is fun!), but the center will earn $1 million in 2013-14 and $1.2 million in 2014-15, per Bob McKenzie.
The Blues have been in desperate need for help down the middle of the ice. They've addressed that need - to an extent - by signing...
The St. Louis Blues signed free agent forward Maxim Lapierre to a two-year contract and gave forward Keith Aucoin a one-year deal.
The 28-year-old Lapierre had four goals and six assists in 48 games with Vancouver, and appeared in four playoff games. The 34-year-old Aucoin had six goals and six assists in 41 games with the Islanders.
St. Louis also signed forwards Mark Mancari...
Ever wonder what the offer sheet compensation will be if if teams sign RFAs today?
James Mirtle of tis Globe and Mail tweeted this compensation schedule on Friday morning.
With the NHL salaray cap shrinking from $70.4 million to $64.3 million this season, teams like the St. Louis Blues, who have many valuable RFAs like Alex Pietrangelo and Chris Stewart, are going to be...
Maxim Lapierre signed a 2 year contract with Blues. #RDS
— Renaud Lavoie (@RenLavoieRDS) July 5, 2013
Max Lapierre's deal with STL is for two years and a total of $2.2M.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 5, 2013
The St. Louis Blues have dealt defensemen Kris Russell to the Calgary Flames in exchange for a fifth round pick in the 2014 NHL entry draft. Russell has played on a pair with Roman Polak the last two seasons and has played well. He was knocked out of the line up when the Blues acquired Jordan Leopold last year. Russell [...]
It took a little longer than the St. Louis Blues and their fans wanted, but it appears the search for a scoring line center is over for now.
Derek Roy has agreed in principal to a reported one year contract worth $4 million. All will made official pending a physical exam.
A 30 year old Ottawa native, Roy has spent 9 seasons in the NHL amassing 168 goals and 455 points in 591...
The Vancouver Canucks have signed Brad Richardson to a two year deal worth $1.15M per. Richardson was drafted by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. He played his first professional season in the 2005–06 season, splitting the year between the Lowell Lock Monsters of the AHL and making his debut in the NHL with the Avalanche. Richardson’s best year with...
The Vancouver Canucks have signed defenseman Alex Biega. Biega was selected by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, but was not able to sign a professional contract until after he completed his NCAA play. Upon graduation, on May 27, 2010, Biega was signed by the Sabres to a two-year contract. On October 9, 2010 Biega made his professional debut playing in the American [...]
In what looks like another depth signing, the Vancouver Canucks have signed centreman Mike Santorelli to a contract. Santorelli was originally selected by Nashville 178th overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. The 27 year old forward split the 2012.13 season with the Winnipeg Jets, Florida Panthers, San Antonio Rampage and Tingsryds AIF (during the NHL lockout). Santorelli had two...
The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward/defenseman Yannick Weber to a one year, $650K deal. Weber was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round (73rd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, and was the first player in franchise history to wear jersey No. 68. The Canadiens signed Weber to a three-year entry-level contract in the summer of 2008. He spent the majority of the [...]
The St. Louis Blues have signed Derek Roy to a one year contract worth $4M. Roy went through an unfortunate injury in the 2010-2011 season where he was only able to play 35 games. Fans were hoping that he would be able to come back, have a strong season and go forward but that did not occur. The 30-year-old split [...]