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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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Backes and Pietrangelo are top-50 players in EA’s NHL 15

EA has been slowly revealing their player ratings for NHL 15 over the last couple of weeks. To date, there hasn’t been much to get excited about for Blues fans. That changed when EA unveiled their top-50 player, based on ratings, for the game which comes out in September. David Backes and Alex Pietrangelo cracked the top-50 list, checking in at 38th and 31st, respectively. Backes...
Via Frozen Notes
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues lock up D Alex Pietrangelo with seven-year deal

ST. LOUIS -- Alex Pietrangelo wasn't a holdout for long -- if he ever was one in the first place. The star defenseman has agreed to terms on a seven-year contract with the Blues, general manager Doug Armstrong announced Friday. The deal is worth a reported 6.5 million per season, or 45.5 million over the life of the contract. "We're excited to have Alex in the fold...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues will move forward without Pietrangelo, if necessary

ST. LOUIS -- If they could have their way, this would have been over by now. The ink would be dry. Handshakes would have been made. Alex Pietrangelo would be back. Sometimes it just doesn't work that way. "That's the business side, where those guys have to figure that out," Blues captain David Backes said Thursday. "The sooner they can figure that out, and...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues open camp without Pietrangelo

The St. Louis Blues opened training camp without restricted free-agent defenseman Alex Pietrangelo, who is waiting for a new contract. Blues general manager Doug Armstrong said Wednesday that discussions between the team and Pietrangelo's agent have reached an impasse ''for now.'' The 23-year-old Pietrangelo, the No. 4 pick in the 2008 draft, has been part of...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Talks between Blues, Alex Pietrangelo have broken off

ST. LOUIS -- Don't expect to find Alex Pietrangelo among St. Louis Blues players reporting for training camp today. He won't be there. The Blues announced today that talks between the Blues and Pietrangelo have broken off and their defenseman will not be on the Blues' roster to start training camp. Players are expected to report today for the opening of camp at noon...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Pietrangelo remains optimistic about new contract

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

The Edmonton Sun thinks the Oilers traded for Alex Pietrangelo

The Edmonton Sun was eager to discuss the Oilers' latest trade. Specifically, the trade which sent David Perron to Edmonton and Magnus Paajarvi to the St. Louis Blues. Maybe they were a bit too eager as they ran a rather hilarious cover story with one embarrassing blooper. Do you see the problem here? That's Alex Pietrangelo pictured above, a guy the Oilers have not...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues upset with King's hit on Pietrangelo

The Blues dropped Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals 3-1 to Los Angeles Saturday night and they might have lost defenseman Alex Pietrangelo. Pietrangelo left the game in the second period with a possible concussion after being shoved into the boards by LA's D.J. King. King received a two-minute minor penalty for boarding, and on the Blues' power play, LA scored...
Via Fox Sports West
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Pietrangelo injury could be big loss for Blues

ST. LOUIS - Few teams in the NHL suffered as many key injuries as the St. Louis Blues did during the regular season. Saturday night in a 3-1 loss to the L.A. Kings in Game 1 of the second round, the Blues may have taken their biggest hit yet. Defenseman Alex Pietrangelo, the Blues leader in ice time in both the regular season and playoffs, left with 1:13 to play in the second period...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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