Found August 26, 2013 on
from Mark Masters of TSN,
Alex Pietrangelo is doing his best not to let an unresolved contract situation distract him this week at Hockey Canada's orientation camp.
"I've just kind of been moving forward as if I'm going to start the season like a regular year," the St. Louis Blues defenceman, a restricted free agent, said following a walkthrough on Monday. "I've been working hard all summer [and I'm] trying to put it behind me here for this week and trying to enjoy this process and, you know, hopefully something gets done here in the short term."
Pietrangelo has spoken to Blues general manager Doug Armstrong during the camp, but the contract issue did not come up. Armstrong is part of the Team Canada management group.
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