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Alex Pietrangelo  #27

St. Louis Blues  Defenseman
NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: January 18, 1990  (AGE 24)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: King City, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 201 DRAFTED: STL / 2008 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (4th overall)    Prospect Bio
Reg. Season Career as a Blue: 305GP, 37-135-172, 105 PIM
2013-14 Season Stats: Home: 40GP, 4-27-31 Road: 41GP, 4-16-20
2013-14 Postseason: 5GP, 1-2-3, 0 PIM
Quick Hits
-Played 44:08 in Game 1, the 5th most minutes played in a postseason game in Blues history, behind only Al MacInnis (45:28) and Chris Pronger (51:10, 48:22, 46:18) -- stat dates back to 2000-01 season
-During the reg. season, ranked 8th League-wide playing 25:21 per game...shared 8th in points among all d-men
-This season, became the first d-man in Blues history to record 40 or more points in each of his first three full NHL seasons
-In 2011-12, along with Kevin Shattenkirk, became the 4th set of d-men in Blues history to each record 40+ pts in the same season (MacInnis/Pronger, MacInnis/Steve Duchesne, Jeff Brown/Scott Stevens)
-In 2011-12 became the 2nd d-man in Blues history (Al MacInnis) to log 6 GWG and 6 PPG in the same season
-Earned Gold Medal with Canada at 2014 Olympics
Quote of the Day

We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.

— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp