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Pro Sports Daily:
Despite not having a contract with just more than two weeks left before the start of Blues' training camp restricted free-agent defenseman Alex Pietrangelo said he's optimistic he'll be in St. Louis on time.
The Blues and Pietrangelo's agent Don Meehan have been unable to reach agreement on a new deal this summer. There is the potential that if the defenseman is still unsigned when Blues' players report for physicals on Sept. 11 he could be a holdout.
But while in Calgary for Team Canada's Olympic orientation camp this week Pietrangelo told NHL.com senior writer Dan Rosen that he's not thinking along those lines at this point.
"I've just kind of been moving forward as if I'm going to start the season like a regular year" Pietrangelo told NHL.com. "I've been working hard all summer trying to put it behind me here for this week and trying to enjoy this process and you now hopefully something gets done here in the short term.&qu...
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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...