Doug Armstrong and the Blues added another returning face to the lineup by re-signing Magnus Paajarvi to a 1-year contract worth $700,000. No doubt that Armstrong is bringing Paajarvi back for a depth role in case one of the ‘young guns’ does not pan out throughout training camp and/or the season. Paajarvi will have to do better this season than his 3 goals and 9 points throughout 48 games this past season.

Prospect Camp 

The St. Louis Blues start their Annual Prospect Camp this week from July 5-8. The Camp will feature 2016, 1st round draft pick Tage Thompson, Goaltender Ville Husso, and former 2014, 1st round draft pick, Conner Bleakley. Here are a few noteable prospects to pay attention to this week highlighted in their respective roster that will hopefully make a shine for the Blues within the next few years.

TEAM TKACHUK

G: Evan Fitzpatrick

G: Ryan Ruck (invite)

D: Vince Dunn — Finished 2015-16 season in the OHL with the Niagra Ice Dogs registering 12 goals and 43 points in 52 games; 5 goals and 12 points in 12 games during their playoff run.

D: Niko Mikkola

D: Grant Frederic (invite)

F: MacKenzie MacEachern

F: Adam Musil

F: Dwyer Tschantz

F: Justin Selman (free agent signing)

F: Glenn Gawdin

F: Conner Bleackley — 20-year-old Center finally signed his NHL contract; registered 46 points last season in the WHL for the Red Deer Rebels

F: Filip Helt

F: Jamie Armstrong (invite)

F: Tanner Kaspick

TEAM MACINNIS

G: Ville Husso — 21-year-old goaltender signed a 3 year entry-level contract in May with the St. Louis Blues; wrapped up last season in Finland posting a remarkable 25-8-6 record and a 1.91 GAA, .927 Save Percentage, and 5 Shutouts

G: Drew Vogler (invite)

D: Dmitrii Sergeev (free agent signing)

D: Thomas Vannelli

F: Evan Polei (invite)

F: Samuel Kurker

F: Liam Dunda

F: Austin Poganski

F: Samuel Blais

F: Nolan Stevens

F: Tage Thompson

F: Nikolaj Krag Christensen

F: Jordan Kyrou — Acquired in trade of Brian Elliott to Calgary at the NHL draft. Kyrou spent his second season with the Sarnia Sting of the OHL. He posted 17 goals and 51 points in 65 games. This up from 36 points in 63 games his first season. The Blues will finally get a good look at what type of investment their trade will fetch them.

F: Sam Povorozniouk (invite)

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