Blues Sign GM Doug Armstrong to 5-year Extension

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St. Louis Blues general manager Doug Armstrong speaks during a news conference naming Craig Berube interim head coach of the NHL hockey team Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in St. Louis. The Blues fired head coach Mike Yeo following a 2-0 loss to the Los Angeles Kings Monday night. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues signed longtime president of hockey operations and general manager Doug Armstrong to a five-year contract extension.

The 57-year-old was named the organization’s 11th general manager after the 2009-10 season after joining the Blues as assistant general manager in 2008.

The Blues have qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs in nine of Armstrong’s 11 seasons at the helm winning three central division titles and the franchise’s first Stanley Cup in 2019 defeating the Boston Bruins in a seven-game series.

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