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07-16-2012, 11:35 AM
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St. Louis Blues 2012 draft review


The St. Louis Blues entered the 2012 NHL Draft with a loaded prospect pool, consisting of players such as Vladimir Tarasenko, Jaden Schwartz, and Ty Rattie, who rely more on their speed, skill, and hockey IQ, than size and grit. The main focus for the Blues in 2012 was adding size, grit, and offensive depth to the cupboards.

Director of amateur scouting, Bill Armstrong has helped the Blues build their prospect pool and after stockpiling high end skill, he was able to take more abundant risks in with their 2012 draft picks, selecting more boom-or-bust prospects, all with high end potential.… read more


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