Found July 05, 2013 on The Hockey House:
When the Blues drafted Alexandre Bolduc back in the fourth round back in 2003, they never imagined it’d take him ten years to join the organization. However now he joins as an unrestricted free agent today on a one year two-way contract. He’ll be guaranteed at least $325,000 if he plays in the American Hockey League. Bolduc can play all [...]

Blues trade Kris Russell to Calgary

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.  This entire...

Blues trade Russell to Calgary for draft pick

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 Blues trade Kris Russell, agree to a one-year deal with Keith Aucoin

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...

Derek Roy Headed To St. Louis

BREAKING NEWS: The Blues have agreed in principle on a one-year deal with Derek Roy pending a physical. #stlblues — St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) July 6, 2013   #stlblues announce they have agreed in principle on a 1-yr contract for center Derek Roy, pending a physical. Deal is $4 million. — Jeremy Rutherford (@jprutherford) July 6, 2013

Blues sign Lapierre to 2-year deal

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...

St. Louis Blues Sign Maxime Lapierre by   Randall Ritchey

The St. Louis Blues have signed center Maxim Lapierre to a two year, 2.2M contract, 1.0M in year one, 1.2M year two. Lapierre, 28, isn’t going to be the guy to “wow’ you offensively, but he is going to bring an element to the Blues they have been lacking. A pest. They haven’t had anyone to really get under the [...]

St. Louis Blues Sign Keith Aucoin 1 year 625K by   Randall Ritchey

The St. Louis Blues have signed center Keith Aucoin to a one year, 625K contract. Aucoin played last year with the New York Islanders and posted six goals and six assists in 41 games last season. This has to be a depth signing and Aucoin will be spending most of the season in the American Hockey League. Aucoin isn’t an [...]

Former Bruin, Blackhawk Pascal Pelletier Signs With Vancouver by   Steven Ellis

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...

Blues Deal Kris Russell to Calgary Flames by   Randall Ritchey

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 [...]

Derek Roy Likes The Color Blue, Signs With St. Louis by   Steven Ellis

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 [...]

Blues make offensive moves, ink four forwards

ST. LOUIS - The Blues made numerous offensive moves on Friday afternoon, announcing deals with four new forwards. Keith Aucoin signed a one-year deal, Mark Mancari and Alexandre Bolduc each drew one-year, two-way contracts while Maxim Lapierre landed a two-year commitment. Aucoin, 34, dressed in 41 games with the New York Islanders last season posting 12 points including six goals...
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