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NHL Draft 2016 Defensemen Rankings: Olli Juolevi Tops Skilled Group

The 2016 NHL draft doesn’t feature a franchise cornerstone defenseman prospect near the top of the class. There’s no Aaron Ekblad, Alex Pietrangelo or Victor Hedman expected to be selected in the top three. It would be a huge surprise if Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine and Jesse Puljujärvi didn’t go top three in some kind of order. That said, there are some quality defensemen...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pietrangelo is proving key to Blues' playoff success

ST. LOUIS - Alex Pietrangelo is used to playing a lot - especially this time of year. The St. Louis Blues linchpin defenseman plays with a high motor and appears to have no issues piling up the ice time.Pietrangelo is fourth overall in the playoffs averaging 30 minutes, 34 seconds, including more than 35 minutes in the Blues' overtime victory in Game 2 in Dallas on Sunday. Among...
Via Associated Press
May 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Pietrangelo logs heavy ice time in Blues' playoff run

ST. LOUIS (AP) Alex Pietrangelo is used to playing a lot - especially this time of year. The St. Louis Blues linchpin defenseman plays with a high motor and appears to have no issues piling up the ice time. Pietrangelo is fourth overall in the playoffs averaging 30 minutes, 34 seconds, including more than 35 minutes in the Blues' overtime victory in Game 2 in Dallas on Sunday....
Via Associated Press
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Pietrangelo on Game 6: 'It's going to be fun to win it in Chicago'

Providing bulletin board material for the defending Stanley Cup champions who just staved off elimination doesn't seem wise. Whether it's confidence or arrogance, though, Alex Pietrangelo doesn't mind having to head back to the United Center for Game 6 on Saturday night."It's going to be fun to win it in Chicago," the St. Louis defenseman boasted.It's true that the Blues won Games...
Via Fox Sports
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Alex Pietrangelo lost his glove in an unusual place

It’s not uncommon for a hockey player to lose a glove on the ice, but what happened with Alex Pietrangelo’s mitt doesn’t happen too often. Or ever, for that matter. While Steve Ott tried to get under Jonathan Toews’ skin, Pietrangelo reached in to try to pull Toews away. The captain of the Blackhawks was firmly tied up with Ott and the official, which led to Pietrangelo...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: St. Louis Blues no longer interested in Jonathan Drouin

Back at the beginning of January, Jonathan Drouin requested a trade from the Tampa Bay Lightning. Since then, he’s been suspended by his club and he’s been connected to a variety of teams in the ol’ rumor mill. One of the teams believed to be the closest to making an actual offer for the for 20-year-old forward were the St. Louis Blues. Apparently the Blues are no longer interested...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 10, 2016  |  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

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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