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from Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, In a sign that the Blues aren’t expecting to reach a contract extension with forward T.J. Oshie before Friday’s arbitration case, general manager Doug Armstrong is headed to Toronto on Tuesday three days in advance of the hearing.
“We’re going to Toronto to work with our counsel on preparing for the case,” Armstrong said Monday….
The Blues and Oshie’s agent, Matt Oates, could still reach a resolution before Friday’s hearing, but are now down to just three days of potential negotiations before an arbitrator hears the case.
In a text message to the Post-Dispatch on Monday, Oates indicated that he was gearing up for Friday’s hearing but added that he was “open and looking to continue talking.”
Armstrong said Monday that the two sides have discussed a multi-year extension, ranging from four to six years. “But we just couldn’t find a compensation level that we were comfortable with and obviously he was comfortable with,” Armstro
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Former Fighting Sioux forward T.J. Oshie looks like he will be going to salary arbitration this Friday if he is unable to agree to a new contract with the St. Louis Blues. Oshie is coming off a career year (19g-35a-54pts) where he tied for the team lead in points with former Minnesota State University Mankato Maverick David Backes (24g-30a-54pts).
Jeremy Rutherford, stltoday...
ST. LOUIS St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has re-signed forwards Anthony Peluso, Chris Porter and Brett Sonne to one-year, two-way contracts.
Peluso, 23, played in 61 games for the Blues' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, Peoria Rivermen this past season, posting nine points (four goals, five assists...
from Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Three months after Halak left the ice in Game 2 of the Blues’ series against San Jose, he is still not 100 percent recovered from teammate Barret Jackman inadvertently barreling into him in the crease.
The Blues referred to it only as a lower-body injury during the playoffs and ruled Halak out two games at a time to avoid...
Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis aren't actually running for office, but in a case of life imitating art in the name of promoting said art, the comedy duo are conducting an old fashioned "whistle stop" tour across the country. Ferrell and Galifianakis, who are portraying rival candidates in the upcoming film The Campaign, visited St. Louis on Tuesday and were feted...
Welcome to Julylights, a month long series taking the top plays of the '11-'12 season and giving them to you one a day, every day of the month of July.The St. Louis Blues play a defense first, tight checking style of hockey. They had the top goalie tandem in the league last seasaon which would tear down their opponents mentally, and they would hit just about everything...