Pietrangelo will not suit up for Sunday's regular-season finale against the Avalanche, Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. One of the better blueliners on the offensive end of the ice, Pietrangelo will take an extra day of rest ahead of the team's postseason to ensure his health. He finishes the 2016-17 regular season with 48 points (14 goals, 34 assists) over 80 games and figures to be a significant factor in the postseason.
Pietrangelo contributed a pair of assists and fired five shots on goal in Saturday's win over the Hurricanes. That's a four-game point streak for Pietrangelo, who has put up back-to-back multi-point games. He's put together arguably his best offensive season of his career and appears ready to help lead the Blues on a postseason run. Pietrangelo quarterbacks the power play and has notched a career-high 14 goals this season, so it won't take long for him to be taken off the board in playoff drafts.
Pietrangelo scored a power-play goal and added an empty-net assist in Thursday's 6-3 win over Florida. Both his points came on the final two goals of the game, as he ensured that the Blues sealed the deal on this win. He's a terrifically steady scoresheet presence lately, racking up 17 points coupled with a plus-10 rating in the Blues' last 20 contests. The Kevin Shattenkirk trade seemed to change the nature of Pietrangelo's game, as he was in the midst of a disappointing campaign before the NHL trade deadline. No longer.
Pietrangelo scored a goal and added an assist during Thursday's win over Vancouver. It's been an excellent fantasy stretch for Pietrangelo, as he's recorded three goals, 11 points, 32 shots and 25 blocked shots through his past 13 games. His 26:41 of ice time with 2:44 on the power play during that span help his floor, while his ceiling is currently high, too. With Kevin Shattenkirk out of the picture, Pietrangelo is proving to be a high-end asset. His virtual outlook for 2017-18 is promising.
Pietrangelo posted a power-play goal with a plus-1 rating and a blocked shot in Saturday's 3-0 win against the Coyotes. Pietrangelo is just one point short of tying his best total for a month, and he still has six games remaining before flipping the calendar to April. His goal was the 10th of the season, his first time reaching double-digit goals since the 2011-12 campaign, when he lit the lamp a career-best 12 times.
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