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KEVIN SHATTENKIRK RUMORS

Blues' Shattenkirk steps up for former youth hockey coach battling leukemia

ST. LOUIS -- A few weeks ago, Kevin Shattenkirk received the kind of news nobody wants to hear. One of the St. Louis Blues defenseman's youth coaches, Chad Dlugolecki, was diagnosed with Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia (APL) on Jan. 2 and was hospitalized in Morristown, New Jersey. "It really just hit him out of nowhere," Shattenkirk said. Dlugolecki went to the hospital...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

New contract, strong start, Olympian -- Kevin Shattenkirk is on a roll

ST. LOUIS -- The past 12 months have been pretty sweet for St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk. The 24-year-old signed a four-year contract extension worth $17 million in the off-season, he's on pace for his best season and he was recently selected to represent the United States at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. "It was quite an experience not knowing...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Kevin Shattenkirk lifts the St. Louis Blues over Dallas Stars

Kevin Shattenkirk and the St. Louis Blues pushed themselves to pull off a dramatic win over the Dallas Stars. Shattenkirk’s power-play goal with 4:49 remaining in overtime, gave the Blues a 3-2 victory on Sunday. The Stars had a scoring opportunity with a man advantage earlier in overtime. Kevin Connauton threw that away with a tripping penalty at 4:24. Let’s watch the...
Via Players View
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Recap: Steen, Shattenkirk lead Blues over Jets 2-1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Kevin Shattenkirk scored a power-play goal at 16:58 of the third period to give the St. Louis Blues a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. Bryan Little scored early in the third for the Jets, who out shot the Blues by an 8-2 margin in the first period. Four of those came during the Jets' one power play late in the period. Great saves by Brian...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues end valuable preseason in comeback fashion

ST. LOUIS -- Kevin Shattenkirk is glad to see it go. His last preseason, if you can call it that, was a lockout influenced blur. It consisted of a few practices that didn't last a week.That made this feel like forever. "Yeah, it's about time," the Blues defenseman said Friday night at the Scottrade Center. "It seems like this was a marathon." At least...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues re-sign defenseman Shattenkirk

The St. Louis Blues re-signed defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk to a multiyear contract, a day after holding onto forward Patrik Berglund with a one-year deal. Coach Ken Hitchcock and general manager Doug Armstrong said after the Blues were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs that they did not anticipate widespread changes but that they expected more from their top players...
Via Fox Sports
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues give Kevin Shattenkirk a four-year, $17 million extension

Kevin Shattenkirk has agreed to a four-year, $17 million extension with the St. Louis Blues, as reported by Jeremy Rutherford. Shattenkirk's deal will carry an average cap hit of $4.25 million and will keep the defenseman with the Blues through the 2016-17 season.  Chalk this one up as yet another strong move by Doug Armstrong. Seems like a regular occurrence, doesn'...
Via Frozen Notes
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Shattenkirk's new deal should resemble Slava Voynov's

Kevin Shattenkirk is one of several high-profile free agents the Blues will have to address over the summer. While it's extremely difficult to predict how much money some of the other pending free agents will receive, Shattenkirk's value might have just been measured by a contract handed out on the West Coast.  Slava Voynov of the Los Angeles Kings just received a...
Via Frozen Notes
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues learn valuable lesson from Game 1 loss

ST. LOUIS Playing in his first career playoff game, Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk played 33:06, had a team-high 11 shots on goal, blocked four shots and assisted on the game-tying goal early in the third period. But following a tough 3-2 double overtime loss to the San Jose Sharks at Scottrade Center Thursday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals, the 23...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Shattenkirk vital to maturing Blues defense

NASHVILLE – Not too long ago, defensemen that were 22 years old and just breaking into the league weren’t relied upon to be anchors, per se, of a blueline. Times have changed, for the better, in the NHL. One team that has benefitted from the rapid maturation for defensemen is St. Louis, where youngsters Kevin Shattenkirk and Alex Pietrangelo are leading the way.When GM Doug...
Via Red Light District Hockey
February 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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