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Chris Stewart was one of the most disappointing players in the NHL in 2011-12. After setting St. Louis on fire when he came over in a trade during the 2010-11 season, scoring 15 goals and 23 points in 26 games, Stewart's game regressed in a big way last year. Thanks to the Blues making it into the playoffs and the team sporting the best and most surprising goaltending in the NHL, the scope of Stewart's struggles may have been overlooked. Despite looking like a completely different player than the one that arrived from Colorado, the Blues weren't ready to give up on Stewart, signing him to a one-year, $3 million "prove yourself" contract. Cut to 2013. Stewart is back playing with intensity and is scoring in bunches. He was arguably the team's MVP over the first half of the season. The Blues are now forced to make a difficult decision: Should they give Stewart a new deal or try to move the forward at the trade deadline now that his value has risen? Ther...
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