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Why did Pietrangelo leave St Louis?

Why did Pietrangelo leave St Louis?

“For me, with my family situation having four kids under the age of 2, if I’m going to pick them up and move them away from somewhere that is the only thing that they know, I wanted to make sure that I was going to be comfortable there for a period of time,” Pietrangelo said.

What did the St Louis Blues offer Pietrangelo?

The Blues had offered $8 million over eight years before Pietrangelo hit the market Friday morning, for a total of $64 million. Pietrangelo’s Vegas deal totals $61.6 million — but again, over only seven years.

Did Alex Pietrangelo leave the Blues?

After leaving the Blues he led to the 2019 title to sign a $61.6 million contract with the Golden Knights, Pietrangelo hopes to play a big role in getting the young franchise to the top of the NHL.

Where is Alex Pietrangelo going?

Vegas Golden Knights#7 / Defenseman
Canadian National Men’s Hockey Team#27 / Defenseman
Alex Pietrangelo/Current teams

Who is the new St Louis Blues captain?

Ryan O’Reilly
St. Louis Blues/Captains
Ryan O’Reilly is the new captain of the St. Louis Blues. The team announced the expected news on Wednesday, introducing O’Reilly as the 23rd captain in the team’s history. The Blues also said Vladimir Tarasenko, Brayden Schenn and Colton Parayko will serve as assistant captains.

Does Pietrangelo really drive a Honda?

NHL All-Star and Stanley Cup Champion Alex Pietrangelo and his wife Jayne drive a Honda Odyssey minivan as their daily family hauler. Honda has been the official automotive partner and vehicle of the NHL for 14 years.

Who did Alex Pietrangelo signed with?

The Golden Knights
The Golden Knights have signed star defenseman Alex Pietrangelo to a seven-year deal with an average annual value of $8.8 million, thus ending a 12-year run with the St. Louis Blues.

What is Alex Pietrangelo salary?

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.

How big is Alex Pietrangelo?

6 ft 3 in

Alex Pietrangelo
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right

Who is the captain of the Florida Panthers?

Aleksander Barkov
Florida Panthers/Captains
‘I can get better’: Panthers captain Sasha Barkov relishes Selke Trophy win but already focusing on next season.

What car does Alex Pietrangelo drive?

NHL All-Star and Stanley Cup Champion Alex Pietrangelo and his wife Jayne drive a Honda Odyssey minivan as their daily family hauler.

Why did Pietrangelo leave the St.Louis Blues?

Pietrangelo said his mind didn’t flip toward leaving St. Louis until it didn’t look like something was going to get done with the Blues. His camp identified multiple other teams in which he had interest that had the potential to complete a contract, including Vegas.

What did Alex Pietrangelo sign with the Golden Knights?

Alex Pietrangelo wrestled with the decision to leave the St. Louis Blues before signing a seven-year, $61.6 million contract with the Vegas Golden Knights as an unrestricted free agent Monday. “I never really counted the Blues out until I put pen on paper,” he said Tuesday.

Who is captain of St.Louis Blues?

The defenseman had spent his entire 12-season NHL career with the Blues, the last four as captain. He became the first player in their history to raise the Stanley Cup after they won it in 2019. His wife, Jayne, is from St. Louis.

When did Pietrangelo get traded to Winnipeg Jets?

Pietrangelo visited former Blues teammate and close friend Paul Stastny. He said Stastny spoke highly of the Golden Knights and how they treated players and their families, which is significant considering Stastny signed as a UFA on July 1, 2018, and was traded to the Winnipeg Jets on Friday.