Alex Pietrangelo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bouwmeester, Pietrangelo hope to build on chemistry

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "When assembling an Olympic hockey roster, pairs of players from the same NHL team are attractive to countries because in a two-week tournament, existing chemistry can be a major factor. But when Blues general manager Doug Armstrong, who doubles as the director of player personnel for Team Canada,..." February 13

  • Pietrangelo gets seven-year, $45.5 million deal

    Pro Hockey Talk "The St. Louis Blues have agreed to terms on a seven-year deal for 23-year-old defenseman Alex Pietrangelo the club announced today. “We’re excited to have Alex in the fold for the next seven years as he will continue be a key component of our franchise” said Blues general manager Doug Armstrong..." September 13

  • Blues' Alex Pietrangelo officially a holdout

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "It’s not the start to the 2013-14 season Blues’ fans wanted but it’s now reality. Alex Pietrangelo was not among the players who reported to training camp Wednesday officially making the restricted free-agent defenseman a holdout and he will not be on the ice today for the first..." September 12

  • Pietrangelo to miss start of training camp after contract talks stall "St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today that defenseman Alex Pietrangelo will not be on the Blues’ roster to start the 2013 Training Camp. “Talks between the Blues and Alex’s camp have broken off for now and Alex will not be reporting..." September 11

  • Blues GM: Alex Pietrangelo will be a Blue; hopes to reach deal soon "Nazem Kadri and Cody Franson aren't the only restricted free agents remaining without contracts there are a couple of other guys across the league as well. Including star St. Louis Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo. On Wednesday Blues GM Doug Armstrong took the time to update the media on the..." September 05

  • Pietrangelo remains optimistic about new contract

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "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..." August 27

  • Negotiations between Blues, Pietrangelo still "ongoing"

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Alex Pietrangelo will be joining a hockey team this weekend but it won't be the Blues. The defenseman is scheduled to be one of 47 NHL players traveling to Calgary for Team Canada's Olympic orientation camp which runs Sunday through Wednesday. Meanwhile there is no update regarding contract..." August 22

  • Blues remain diligent in pursuit of a Pietrangelo deal

    Belleville News-Democrat "With 20 years under his belt as an NHL executive St. Louis Blues General Manager Doug Armstrong learned long ago that setting deadlines in contract negotiation rarely leads to quick results. "I don't make any deadlines because once you pass the deadline you're going to go back on your word or..." August 07

  • Pietrangelo, Blues still negotiating extension

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The start of Blues training camp is less than six weeks away and defenseman Alex Pietrangelo a restricted free agent remains the team’s last unsigned player. The Blues have waited deep into the summer to re-sign many of their own RFAs but never this deep under general manager Doug Armstrong. The..." August 04

  • It's time to define Pietrangelo

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues hockey staff must define what, exactly, it has with Alex Pietrangelo. He seemed ready to become a perennial Norris Trophy candidate back in 2011-12, when he produced 51 points with a plus-16 rating. He made the game look so easy at both ends of the ice. He appeared ready to do even..." June 13

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    #NHLPA: Cory Schneider (VAN), Michael Cammalleri (CGY), Ron Hainsey (WPG), David Backes and Alex Pietrangelo (STL) on competition committee.

  • Blues’ Pietrangelo sidelined with the flu

    Pro Hockey Talk "While Vladimir Tarasenko expects to return from his concussion issues and Alexander Steen recently recovered from a shoulder injury, the St. Louis Blues will be without key cogs Alex Pietrangelo and T.J. Oshie against the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday. Oshie was placed on the IR while Pietrangelo..." March 16

  • Pietrangelo's focus on getting Blues to the next level "A select number of players were on hand in Las Vegas last month for the NHL Awards ceremony. St. Louis Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo was not among them, but judging by his performance in the recently completed season, he could become a regular in Vegas -- possibly beginning next year...." July 12

  • Pietrangelo confirms knee injury

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "In a clean-shaven locker room Tuesday, the Blues' Alex Pietrangelo seemed to be the only player still sporting a playoff beard. "Had some stitches in, so I couldn't shave until I got those out," Pietrangelo said. "Not going to lie, looking forward to it." A cut on Pietrangelo's face was the..." May 09

  • Coach: Losing Pietrangelo was turning point

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Rarely do coaches single out the importance of one player, but the Blues' Ken Hitchcock readily admitted before Game 3 Thursday that his team's Western Conference semifinal series turned when defenseman Alex Pietrangelo was hurt. Pietrangelo suffered a knee injury in the second period of Game 1..." May 04

  • 'Petro' for the Norris Trophy?

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Is Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo a serious candidate for the Norris Trophy? I don't know the answer to that, because I don't know what the voters are thinking. But I do know this: Pietrangelo certainly is doing enough to be a strong candidate for the award, given to the NHL's best defenseman..." March 28

  • Pietrangelo playing relaxed

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "At age 22, Alex Pietrangelo is the youngest defenseman in Blues history to cobble together back-to-back seasons of 40 points or more. Pietrangelo has 11 goals and 32 assists, good for 43 points. While Ottawa's Erik Karlsson led all NHL backliners with 70 points going into Thursday, Pietrangelo..." March 16

  • Blues' Pietrangelo has his share of admirers

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The first of the gushing compliments about Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo was dropped in December 2010 before a Blues-Detroit game. "It looks like he's been touched by a wand by God," Red Wings coach Mike Babcock told the Post-Dispatch. Five months later, Pietrangelo suited up for Team..." January 23

  • Pietrangelo picks up pace on offense

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Alex Pietrangelo is widely regarded as a potential No. 1 defenseman, a player who can quarterback a team at both ends of the ice. But Pietrangelo was not satisfied with his offensive contributions this season as the Blues approached the second half of the schedule. That's changed lately. By..." January 17