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ST. LOUIS — The Blues ensured Sunday that they’ll have two intriguing prospects back in the organization next season, announcing that they’ve signed forward Austin Poganski and defenseman Mitch Reinke to one-year, two-way contracts. Both players were restricted free agents. Poganski and Reinke, both 24, have each played one game in the NHL while spending the …

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Adam Wainwright, a five-time nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award for his worldwide humanitarian efforts, has been nominated for another community-service based honor, the Marvin Miller Award. The award is among the Players’ Choice Awards, which will be announced Oct. 22, and recognizes the player whom other players “most respect based on his leadership on the …

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Adam Wainwright, a five-time nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award for his worldwide humanitarian efforts, has been nominated for another community-service based honor, the Marvin Miller Award. The award is among the Players’ Choice Awards, which will be announced Oct. 22, and recognizes the player whom other players “most respect based on his leadership on the …

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CHICAGO — The Los Angeles Angels granted the Chicago White Sox permission to interview Hall of Famer Tony La Russa for their managing job, a person familiar with the situation said Wednesday. The person, confirming a USA Today report, spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Angels typically do not comment on personnel matters. …

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Alex Pietrangelo heard it can snow in Las Vegas and wasn’t worried about bundling up his four children if necessary. Maybe once in a blue moon. Pietrangelo won’t have to take a snow blower from his St. Louis home to the Nevada desert, though he hopes to bring the Stanley Cup there in the next …

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Alex Pietrangelo is Vegas bound, and the Golden Knights are shuffling the deck to fit him in. Pietrangelo signed a $61.6 million, seven-year deal with Vegas on Monday that carries an $8.8 million annual salary cap hit through 2027. It’s the fifth-biggest cap hit for a defenseman in the NHL. The 30-year-old leaves the St. …

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ST. LOUIS — The Blues added some physicality to their forward group on Sunday, announcing that they’ve signed veteran forward Kyle Clifford to a two-year deal worth $2 million. Clifford, 29, had spent all 660 games of his NHL career with the Los Angeles Kings before being traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Feb. …

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While Braden Holtby saw his split with the Washington Capitals coming, Patric Hornqvist, Corey Crawford and Alex Pietrangelo weren’t so lucky. Hornqvist was “blindsided” the Pittsburgh Penguins wanted to trade him. Crawford was “devastated” the Chicago Blackhawks were going in another direction. And Pietrangelo was caught off guard when the St. Louis Blues signed another …

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ST. LOUIS – The Blues kept the contracts coming on Saturday. The St. Louis Blues signed three players, Steve Santini, Curtis McKenzie and Sam Anas, to two-way deals. St. Louis signed 25-year-old defenseman Santini to a one-year, two-way contract. Santini has played a total of 116 NHL games in his time with the New Jersey …

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ST. LOUIS — With free agent defenseman Alex Pietrangelo‘s future in St. Louis uncertain, the Blues made a huge move Friday night to shore up their blueline corps. The team announced Friday that it has signed longtime Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug to a seven-year, $45.5 million deal. Krug, 29, has spent his entire NHL career …

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