The St. St.Louis Blues Gear . Louis Blues promoted general manager Doug Armstrong to president of hockey operations on Wednesday and the long-time NHL executive said that the team is still working on getting defenceman Alex Pietrangelo signed to a contract. "Weve been clear on what we think of Alex as a person and as a player, that we want him here for the long term," he said through the clubs website on Wednesday. "Weve made adjustments to our roster to ensure that we can keep him here. Alex is going to be a St. Louis Blue." Pietrangelo, 23, is a restricted free agent coming out of his entry-level contract. In 224 career NHL games with the Blues, Toronto-area native has 29 goals and 121 points. While Pietrangelo had no arbitration rights, the team does not plan to trade him away or lose him through a possible offer sheet. "Weve made it very clear since the summer," Armstrong added. "Alex will be a St. Louis Blue when he plays hockey again." Pietrangelo already said hes not planning on holding out with the team, either. "Im not even thinking about holding out," Pietrangelo told The Canadian Press last week. "Im thinking about training camp and being there September 11, 12, whenever were going to start up, and be ready for the first game of the season." Fake Blues Jerseys .com) - There may be a debate in Philadelphia about who should be the starting quarterback of the Eagles. St.Louis Blues Shirts . The Canucks figured to be active prior to Wednesdays trade deadline, getting a jump on things the previous day when they dealt goaltender Roberto Luongo to the Florida Panthers for netminder Jacob Markstrom and forward Shawn Matthias.WORCESTER, Mass. - Jerome Samson scored once and set up three more and Michael Hutchinson made 23 saves as the St. Johns IceCaps blanked the host Worcester Sharks 6-0 on Friday in American Hockey League action. Eric ODell, Ben Chiarot, Kyle MacKinnon, Josh Lunden and Carl Klingberg also scored for the IceCaps (45-23-7) and J.C. Lipon tacked on three assists. St.Louis Blues Store. Rylan Schwartz led the Sharks (35-34-6) with six shots on Hutchinson while Dan DaSilva was a team-worst minus-3. Worcesters Harri Sateri allowed six goals on 28 shots in defeat. St. Johns went 1 for 5 on the power play while the Sharks failed to score on three chances with the man advantage. ' ' '