Blues Re-sign Pietrangelo to Long-Term Deal.

The St. Louis Blues today announced the re-signing of defenseman Alex Pietrangelo to a seven-year, $45.5 million contract. SPECTOR’S NOTE: That’s an annual average cap hit of $6.5 million, smack in the middle of what the Pietrangelo camp sought ($7 million...

Random Thoughts – NHL Training Camp Edition.

As NHL training camps open, here’s a few random thoughts and notes. In the wake of Nazem Kadri’s new contract with the Maple Leafs, The Toronto Star’s Damien Cox recently wondered if he’ll be around long enough to get a long-term deal from the...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – September 12, 2013.

Updates on Joni Pitkanen, Alex Pietrangelo, Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Daniel Cleary, Martin Havlat, Ryan Malone and more. NHL.COM: Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen will miss the upcoming season to a broken left heel bone. Pitkanen suffered the injury during a...

NHL Morning Rumor Mill – September 6, 2013.

The latest on Thomas Vanek, Ryan Miller, Cody Hodgson, Alex Pietrangelo, Marcus Johansson and more. THE BUFFALO NEWS: John Vogl reports former Sabres Brian Campbell offered up some advice to old teammates Thomas Vanek and Ryan Miller on how to handle the constant...