Sep 21, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo (27) takes a shot against the Dallas Stars during the second period at the Scottrade Center. Mandatory Credit: Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports
With the distraction of a contract dispute behind him, Pietrangelo can focus on what he does best. As the leader of one of the top 3 bluelines in the NHL, he has the skill, support and system to make this a Norris season. He is coming off a sub-par year, but has bounce-back potential.