DOUG ARMSTRONG

St. Louis BluesSt. Louis Blues

General Manager
President of Hockey Operations
Alternate Governor
BORN: September 24, 1964
AGE: 54
BIRTHPLACE: Sarnia, Ontario, Canada

Staff History

TEAMPOSITIONDATE SPANAGE SPANDURATION
Minnesota North StarsMinnesota North StarsAssistant General Manager1992 - 199327 - 291 Year
Dallas StarsDallas StarsAssistant General Manager1993 - Jan 23, 200228 - 379 Years
Dallas StarsDallas StarsGeneral ManagerJan 24, 2002 - Nov 13, 200737 - 435 Years, 9 Months, 20 Days
St. Louis BluesSt. Louis BluesDirector of Player PersonnelMay 29, 2008 - Jun 30, 201043 - 452 Years, 1 Month, 1 Day
St. Louis BluesSt. Louis BluesGeneral ManagerJul 1, 2010 - Present45 - 8 Years, 9 Months, 25 Days
St. Louis BluesSt. Louis BluesVice President of Hockey OperationsJul 1, 2010 - Sep 3, 201345 - 483 Years, 2 Months, 2 Days
St. Louis BluesSt. Louis BluesPresident of Hockey OperationsSep 4, 2013 - Present48 - 5 Years, 7 Months, 22 Days

GM Player History

SIGNINGS SIGNINGS VALUE DRAFTED TRADES
235$953,031,13610975
Type
Signing Status
PLAYERTEAMSIGNING DATETYPELENGTHCAP HITVALUE
PLAYERTEAMYEARROUNDOVERALL
DATETRADE DETAILS
Feb 25, 2019
Anaheim Ducks Acquire:
Anaheim Ducks
2019 6th round pick (STL - #175)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$2,250,000-$2,250,000$0
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Michael Del Zotto · $2,250,000$2,250,000$2,250,000
Sum: $2,250,000$2,250,000$2,250,000
Change: +$2,250,000+$2,250,000+$2,250,000
Jan 4, 2019
Anaheim Ducks Acquire:
Anaheim Ducks
Future Considerations
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0-$650,000$0
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Jared Coreau · $0$650,000$450,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$650,000$450,000
Change: $0+$650,000+$450,000
Oct 1, 2018
Edmonton Oilers Acquire:
Edmonton Oilers
2020 conditional 6th round pick* (STL)
*Conditions: The pick becomes a fifth round selection if Jeřábek appears in 50 or more regular season games for the Blues in 2018-19.

Result: The condition was not met. Oilers receive the 2020 6th round pick.
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$1,000,000-$1,000,000$0
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Jakub Jeřábek · $1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
Sum: $1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
Change: +$1,000,000+$1,000,000+$1,000,000
Jul 1, 2018
Buffalo Sabres Acquire:
Buffalo Sabres
Patrik Berglund · $3,850,000$3,850,000$4,700,000
Vladimír Sobotka · $3,500,000$3,500,000$3,500,000
Tage Thompson · $925,000$925,000$925,000
2019 conditional 1st round pick* (STL - #20)
2021 2nd round pick (STL)
*Conditions: If St. Louis' 2019 1st round pick ends up being a top 10 pick, the Blues have the option to keep the 2019 1st round pick and send Buffalo their 2020 1st round pick instead.

Result: Pick is not top 10, Buffalo receives the 2019 1st round pick.
Sum: $8,275,000$8,275,000$9,125,000
Change: +$775,000+$775,000+$9,125,000
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Ryan O'Reilly · $7,500,000$7,500,000$8,500,000
Sum: $7,500,000$7,500,000$8,500,000
Change: -$775,000-$775,000+$8,500,000
Jun 22, 2018
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
2018 1st round pick (TOR - #25 - Dominik Bokk)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire:
Toronto Maple Leafs
2018 1st round pick (WPG - #29 - Rasmus Sandin)
2018 3rd round pick (STL - #76 - Semyon Der-Arguchintsev)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Feb 26, 2018
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Erik Foley · $0$0$0 (Signing Rights)
2018 conditional 1st round pick* (WPG - #29 - Rasmus Sandin)
2020 conditional 4th round pick** (WPG)
*Conditions: If Winnipeg's 2018 1st round pick ends up being a top 3 pick, the Jets have the option to keep the 2018 1st round pick and send St. Louis their 2019 1st round pick instead.
Result: Blues receive Jets 2018 1st round pick.
**Conditions: If Blues don't sign Foley before Aug. 16, 2019, then they receive Jets 4th rounder in 2020.

Result: Blues signed Foley. Jets retain the 2020 4th round pick
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$3,500,000-$3,500,000-$3,750,000
Winnipeg Jets Acquire:
Winnipeg Jets
Paul Stastny ($3,500,000 retained - 50%) · $3,500,000$3,500,000$3,750,000
Sum: $3,500,000$3,500,000$3,750,000
Change: +$3,500,000+$3,500,000+$3,750,000
Feb 16, 2018
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Nikita Soshnikov · $736,666$736,666$800,000
Sum: $736,666$736,666$800,000
Change: +$736,666+$736,666+$800,000
Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire:
Toronto Maple Leafs
2019 4th round pick (STL - #113)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$736,666-$736,666-$800,000
Jun 23, 2017
Philadelphia Flyers Acquire:
Philadelphia Flyers
Jori Lehterä · $4,700,000$4,700,000$4,700,000
2018 conditional 1st round pick* (STL - #14 - Joel Farabee)
2017 1st round pick (WSH - #27 - Morgan Frost)
*Conditions: If the 2018 draft pick becomes a top 10 pick, Blues have the option to move the pick to 2019. If the pick is moved to 2019, the Flyers will also receive a 2020 3rd round pick.

Result: Blues pick is not top 10. Flyers will receive St. Louis' 2018 1st round pick
Sum: $4,700,000$4,700,000$4,700,000
Change: -$425,000-$425,000-$300,000
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Brayden Schenn · $5,125,000$5,125,000$5,000,000
Sum: $5,125,000$5,125,000$5,000,000
Change: +$425,000+$425,000+$300,000
Jun 23, 2017
Pittsburgh Penguins Acquire:
Pittsburgh Penguins
Ryan Reaves · $1,125,000$1,125,000$1,125,000
2017 2nd round pick (STL - #51 - Zachary Lauzon)
Sum: $1,125,000$1,125,000$1,125,000
Change: +$450,000+$450,000+$450,000
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Oskar Sundqvist · $675,000$675,000$675,000
2017 1st round pick (PIT - #31 - Klim Kostin)
Sum: $675,000$675,000$675,000
Change: -$450,000-$450,000-$450,000
Feb 27, 2017
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Brad Malone · $0$575,000$575,000 (AHL/JR)
Zachary Sanford · $875,000$875,000$875,000
2017 1st round pick (WSH - #27 - Morgan Frost)
2019 conditional 2nd round pick* (WSH - #56)
*Conditions: If Capitals re-sign Shattenkirk or advance to 2016/17 Eastern Conference Finals and if Shattenkirk plays in 50% of the first two rounds, Blues receive 2019 2nd round draft pick. If Capitals trade Shattenkirk on or before July 1, 2017; Blues receive a 7th round draft pick. However, should the return in a trade be a 4th round pick or earlier; instead of the 7th round pick, Blues receive next available pick two rounds later than the earliest pick received by the Capitals.

Result: Conditions not met. Capitals retain their 2019 2nd round pick.
Sum: $875,000$1,450,000$1,450,000
Change: -$1,717,500-$1,851,250-$2,430,750
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
Pheonix Copley · $0$708,750$708,750 (AHL/JR)
Kevin Shattenkirk ($1,657,500 retained - 39%) · $2,592,500$2,592,500$3,172,000
Sum: $2,592,500$3,301,250$3,880,750
Change: +$1,717,500+$1,851,250+$2,430,750
Nov 19, 2016
Pittsburgh Penguins Acquire:
Pittsburgh Penguins
Danny Kristo · $0$575,000$175,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$575,000$175,000
Change: $0$0+$25,000
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Reid McNeill · $0$575,000$150,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$575,000$150,000
Change: $0$0-$25,000
Oct 7, 2016
Edmonton Oilers Acquire:
Edmonton Oilers
Zachary Pochiro · $0$663,333$70,000 (AHL/JR)
2017 conditional 3rd round pick* (STL - #82 - Cameron Crotty)
*Conditions: Becomes a 2018 2nd round pick if Yakupov scores 15 or more goals in the 2016/17 NHL season.

Result: Yakupov did not score 15 goals in the 2016/17 season. Edmonton acquires Blues' 2017 3rd round pick.
Sum: $0$663,333$70,000
Change: -$2,500,000-$1,836,667-$2,430,000
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Nail Yakupov · $2,500,000$2,500,000$2,500,000
Sum: $2,500,000$2,500,000$2,500,000
Change: +$2,500,000+$1,836,667+$2,430,000
Jul 2, 2016
Buffalo Sabres Acquire:
Buffalo Sabres
Anders Nilsson · $1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
Sum: $1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
Change: +$1,000,000+$1,000,000+$1,000,000
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
2017 5th round pick (BUF - #130 - David Noël)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$1,000,000-$1,000,000-$1,000,000
Jun 25, 2016
Chicago Blackhawks Acquire:
Chicago Blackhawks
2017 5th round pick (STL - #144 - Parker Foo)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
2016 5th round pick (FLA - #144 - Conner Bleackley)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Jun 24, 2016
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
2016 1st round pick (WSH - #26 - Tage Thompson)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
2016 1st round pick (STL - #28 - Lucas Johansen)
2016 3rd round pick (WSH - #87 - Garrett Pilon)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Jun 24, 2016
Calgary Flames Acquire:
Calgary Flames
Brian Elliott · $2,500,000$2,500,000$2,700,000
Sum: $2,500,000$2,500,000$2,700,000
Change: +$2,500,000+$2,500,000+$2,700,000
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
2016 2nd round pick (CGY - #35 - Jordan Kyrou)
2018 conditional 3rd round pick* (CGY - #74 - Niklas Nordgren)
*Conditions: St. Louis acquires Calgary's 2018 3rd round pick if Brian Elliott signs an extension with Calgary.

Result: Elliott did not sign an extension with Calgary. Flames retain their 2018 3rd round pick.
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$2,500,000-$2,500,000-$2,700,000
Mar 5, 2016
Boston Bruins Acquire:
Boston Bruins
Future Considerations
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0-$863,333-$70,000
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Zack Phillips · $0$863,333$70,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$863,333$70,000
Change: $0+$863,333+$70,000
Feb 27, 2016
Edmonton Oilers Acquire:
Edmonton Oilers
Niklas Lundstrom · $0$655,833$67,500 (AHL/JR)
2016 5th round pick (STL - #149 - Graham McPhee)
Sum: $0$655,833$67,500
Change: -$1,000,000-$344,167-$932,500
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Anders Nilsson · $1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
Sum: $1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
Change: +$1,000,000+$344,167+$932,500
Jan 15, 2016
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
Future Considerations
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0-$611,666-$60,000
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Richard Nedomlel · $0$611,666$60,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$611,666$60,000
Change: $0+$611,666+$60,000
Jul 2, 2015
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Troy Brouwer · $3,666,667$3,666,667$3,750,000
Pheonix Copley · $705,000$705,000$767,500
2016 3rd round pick (WSH - #87 - Garrett Pilon)
Sum: $4,371,667$4,371,667$4,517,500
Change: +$196,667+$196,667+$17,500
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
T.J. Oshie · $4,175,000$4,175,000$4,500,000
Sum: $4,175,000$4,175,000$4,500,000
Change: -$196,667-$196,667-$17,500
Jun 30, 2015
San Jose Sharks Acquire:
San Jose Sharks
2016 conditional 7th round pick* (STL - #209 - Nikolaj Krag Christensen)
*Conditions: Unknown

Results: Conditions not met
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0-$75,000
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Konrad Abeltshauser · $0$0$75,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$0$75,000
Change: $0$0+$75,000
Mar 2, 2015
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Olli Jokinen · $2,500,000$2,500,000$2,500,000
Sum: $2,500,000$2,500,000$2,500,000
Change: +$1,800,000+$1,800,000+$2,500,000
Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire:
Toronto Maple Leafs
Joakim Lindstrom · $700,000$700,000$700,000
2016 6th round pick (STL - #179 - Nicolas Mattinen)
Sum: $700,000$700,000$700,000
Change: -$1,800,000-$1,800,000+$700,000
Mar 2, 2015
Pittsburgh Penguins Acquire:
Pittsburgh Penguins
Ian Cole · $825,000$825,000$900,000
Sum: $825,000$825,000$900,000
Change: +$225,000+$225,000+$250,000
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Robert Bortuzzo · $600,000$600,000$650,000
2016 7th round pick (PIT - #211 - Filip Helt)
Sum: $600,000$600,000$650,000
Change: -$225,000-$225,000-$250,000
Mar 2, 2015
Arizona Coyotes Acquire:
Arizona Coyotes
Maxim Letunov · $0$0$0 (Signing Rights)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$2,000,000-$2,000,000-$2,000,000
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Zbynek Michalek ($2,000,000 retained - 50%) · $2,000,000$2,000,000$2,000,000
2015 conditional 3rd round pick* (ARI - #63 - Kyle Capobianco)
*Conditions: If Michalek does not play 1 game, Blues receive the 2015 3rd round pick

Result: Arizona retains the 2015 3rd round pick since Michalek played for the Blues.
Sum: $2,000,000$2,000,000$2,000,000
Change: +$2,000,000+$2,000,000+$2,000,000
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