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ALEX PIETRANGELO RUMORS

Blues place defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on IR

ST. LOUIS (AP) St. Louis Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo has been placed on injured reserve with a right knee injury that the team says will be re-evaluated in three weeks. The 26-year-old Pietrangelo was injured in a knee-on-knee collision with Minnesota's Charlie Coyle in a 4-1 victory over the Wild on Saturday. He's fourth in the NHL in playing time, averaging over 26 minutes...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brower's shootout goal lifts Blues past Kings, 2-1

LOS ANGELES (AP) Alex Pietrangelo tied it in the second period and Troy Brouwer got the dediding goal in the seventh round of the shootout to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 Saturday night. Brian Elliott made 26 saves as the Blues snapped a five-game losing streak that included back-to-back overtime defeats to Ottawa and Colorado and a 4-3 shootout loss...
Via Associated Press
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

GIF: Blues score on themselves to start the season

The St. Louis Blues are trying to put another embarrassing early playoff exit behind them. What better way to do that than by scoring on your own net to start the new season? Alex Pietrangelo attempted to clear the puck out to start the penalty kill, but it didn’t go according to plan. He hit Alexander Steen and the Oilers were up 1-0. Not the best way to start. (H/T Reddit Hockey...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Pietrangelo’s advanced stats are troubling compared to league’s best

Alex Pietrangelo contributed 46 points in 81 games for the Blues last season. Based on that statistic alone, you might be under the impression Pietrangelo was deserving of his $5.5 million he earned in 2014-15. The problem is that when you dig a bit deeper, or when you watch enough Blues games, you start to notice that Pietrangelo actually struggled to live up to his cap hit. Pietrangelo’s...
Via Frozen Notes
August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Pietrangelo apparently leads the NHL in average puck touches per game

The NHL is apparently tracking some statistics they aren’t sharing publicly on their website. In the era of advanced statistics, the league is aware that more and more fans want more and more ways to track and evaluate their teams and players. With that in mind, the league has been slowly rolling out some interesting and unique stats into their NHL Network broadcast. One of these...
Via Frozen Notes
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Pietrangelo ranked 7th best defenseman by NHL.com

Here’s a story you already knew. Blues fans are more than aware that Alex Pietrangelo is one of the best defenseman in the NHL, but in case they and other hockey fans forgot, Pietrangelo was recently ranked 7th among all d-men heading into 2014-15 by NHL.com. Here’s what they had to say about Petro: Pietrangelo is, in a sense, the ideal defenseman because he does everything well...
Via Frozen Notes
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

No awards for the Blues, though some were in the running

ST. LOUIS -- The Blues didn't take home any individual awards at the 2014 NHL Awards show Tuesday night in Las Vegas, but three players finished in the running, and one received all-star team acclaim. For the second time in three seasons, defenseman Alex Pietrangelo was selected to the NHL Second All-Star Team. The No. 4 overall pick in the 2008 draft, Pietrangelo has quickly established...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Pietrangelo was mic’d up for OT winner

Alex Pietrangelo was mic’d up during Game 1 between the Blues and Blackhawks. Even after being on the ice for over 44 minutes (44:08 to be exact), Pietrangelo still had plenty of energy left to celebrate Alexander Steen’s goal. Things that make this video awesome: 1. Steve Ott is apparently “Otter” according to Pietrangelo. 2. That giggle after Steen scores. 3. Muffled screams...
Via Frozen Notes
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues' Olympians quickly shift focus from Sochi back to the Cup

ST. LOUIS -- It didn't take long for Alex Pietrangelo to switch his focus from winning the gold medal for Team Canada to winning a Stanley Cup with the St. Louis Blues in a few months. Moments after Canada beat Sweden to win the gold medal, the Blues' defenseman found his coach, Ken Hitchcock, who was an assistant with Team Canada, on the ice at the Bolshoy Ice Dome in Sochi and...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

James van Riemsdyk scores bizarre goal off of Alex Pietrangelo

Toronto Maple Leafs forward James van Riemsdyk threw the puck at the net from the halfway and it skipped towards the net. St. Louis Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo tried to corral the puck and he kicked it into  the net past goalie Brian Elliott. The Blues went on to win the game 6-3 so Pietrangelo doesn’t have to feel too bad about it and you can be sure his teammates will...
Via Diehardsport
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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