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A Blues holdout, is no longer a hold out. 

The team announced that they have agreed to terms with Defenseman Alex Pietrangelo. Below is the release from the team.

 

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has agreed to terms with defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on a seven-year contract.

“We’re excited to have Alex signed over the next seven years as he will continue be a key component of our franchise,” said Armstrong.  “He is an elite defenseman in this league and will be for years to come.”

Pietrangelo, 23, dressed in 47 games last season leading the Blues’ defense with 24 points including five goals and 19 assists while ranking 13th in ice time per game (25:06) among all National Hockey League (NHL) defensemen.  In the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Pietrangelo posted two points (one goal, one assist) in six games while tying for second on the club with a +2 rating. 

Since his first full season in 2010, Pietrangelo is tied for sixth among all defensemen in points (118), ranks 10th in goals (28), tied for ninth in assists (90) and slots 15th in plus/minus (+34), while he became the youngest defenseman in Blues history to record back-to-back 40-plus point seasons in 2010-11 (43) and 2011-12 (51).  In addition, in 2011-12, Pietrangelo joined Al MacInnis as the only defensemen in club history to record six game-winning goals and six power play goals in the same season. 

Overall, the 6’3, 201-pound defenseman has appeared five NHL seasons accumulating 121 points including 29 goals and 92 assists to go along with 73 penalty minutes in 224 career regular season games, while tallying seven points (one goal, six assists) in 14 career postseason games. 

 Internationally, the King City, Ontario native has represented Canada on three occasions including winning the Gold Medal at the 2009 World Juniors and the Silver Medal at the 2010 World Juniors, while also appearing in seven games at the 2011 World Championships.  In addition, Pietrangelo recently participated in Team Canada’s Olympic Orientation Camp in preparation for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

 

Pietrangelo was originally drafted by the Blues in the first round, 4th overall, of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

Friday, 13 September 2013 14:18
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Crews still on the scene of a fire at a south St. Louis County recycling center.

Fire officials closed down an exit from I-55 to Bayless so they could battle the flames. At its peak, the the fire was a four alarm blaze. Workers evacuated the facility.

No word on any injuries and still no word on what started the fire.

Friday, 13 September 2013 12:38
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Police in Centerville say three men were injured after being shot outside the Ernest Smith Housing Complex this morning. Detectives received a call just before 3 o'clock reporting shots fired. The men were allegedly involved in a dice game earlier in the night when a fight broke out. About an hour-and-a-half after the fight, at least one suspect returned to settle the score. Police say it is unclear how many suspects were involved. The injuries are not considered life threatening.

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St. Louis County Police are asking for your help in finding a person involved in two robberies. One of the robberies took place in Delwood at the Advanced America Cash Loans store. That's where the unknown male displayed a gun before forcing a female employee to open the business's safe. He then peppered sprayed the woman and fled. The suspect is being described as a black male in his 20's, wearing a red, black and white striped shirt with black pants, black tennis shoes and wearing a red baseball cap. The second robbery took place at Missouri Payday Loans where again the suspect used pepper spray to demand money before fleeing on foot. Pictures of the suspect can be found on our website at KTRS.com

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