NHL Draft & St. Louis Blues News and Notes

Jun 30, 2013; Newark, NJ, USA; A general view of a sand sculpture with the 2013 NHL Draft logo before the 2013 NHL Draft at the Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

Blues trade up again:

The Blues, for the second time tonight, traded up in the draft. This time, they acquired Nashville’s 4th round pick in exchange for the Blues 7th round pick this season and a 4th round pick next season. With the pick, they drafted left winger Zach Pochiro. For more on Pochiro, click here. 

Round Three:

Round three has begun. Keep track of picks as they occur here.

7:00 p.m. Update:

  • The Blackhawks have re-signed Bryan Bickell to a 4-year deal worth $16 million.

Round Two:

Round two has ended.

Blues trade back into 2nd round:

The Blues traded three picks (83, 94 and 113) to the Oilers for pick No. 57. With that pick, they selected left winger William Carrier. For more on Carrier, click here.

6:00 p.m. Update:

  • The Blackhawks traded Michael Frolik to the Winnipeg Jets for two picks (74 and 134).

Blues make first pick:

The Blues drafted defenseman Tommy Vannelli with their first pick (No. 47) in the draft. For more on Vannelli, click here.

5:00 p.m. Update:

  • The Carolina Hurricanes have traded Jamie McBain and a 2nd (No. 35) to Buffalo for Andrej Sekera.
  • Oilers trade pick No. 37 to the Los Angeles Kings for three picks (57, 88, 96).
  • The Devils have traded pick No. 39 to Phoenix for picks No. 42 & 73.
  • Stanley Cup hero Dave Bolland was just traded from the Chicago Blackhawks to the Toronto Maple Leafs for three picks (51, 117 and a 4th in 2014).
  • The Blue Jackets trade pick No. 44 to the Penguins for two picks (50 and 89).

Round One:

Round one just finished up. Here is a complete list of the first round selections.

4:00 p.m. Update:

  • The Detroit Red Wings have traded the No.18 pick to the Sharks for picks No. 20 & 58.

3:00 p.m. Update:

  • Gary Bettman just announced that the New Jersey Devils traded the No. 9 pick to the Vancouver Canucks for Cory Schneider.  The Edmonton Oilers tried to trade for Schneider, but apparently the asking price was too high from the Canucks end. The two teams are in the same division, after all.

1:00 p.m. Update:

  • Now, according to Pierre LeBrun, the Blues Jackets are close to signing Sergei Bobvrosky to an extension. It was rumored earlier today that the Columbus was offering Bobvrosky up in a trade.

Pre-Draft News and Rumblings:

 Blues News:
NHL News:

More to come as we get it!

Topics: 2013 NHL Draft, Alex Pietrangelo, Doug Armstrong, Jaroslav Halak, NHL, St. Louis Blues

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