Blues fans aren’t the only ones curious about how the Alex Pietrangelo contract talks have stagnated. Today on ESPN 101’s Rivs & BK show, former Blues defenseman and teammate of Pietrangelo’s Carlo Colaiacovo offered his thoughts on the situation.
Former #STLBlues defenseman @CarloColaiacovo says on #RivsAndBK that he doesn't understand how the Alex Pietrangelo negotiations reached this point, and if Petro walks the Blues will spend the next 5-7 years looking for his replacement.
PODCAST: https://t.co/lCEvRbNoo0 pic.twitter.com/xjiKJrRgq4— 101 ESPN St. Louis (@101espn) September 21, 2020
For the sound deprived, here’s the above clip:
“It’s not the player’s job to sell himself to the team he’s been on; it’s the team’s job to sell the player on staying.