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Latest re: Blues' blue line

1/16/2013

Defenseman Jeff Woywitka may not be the biggest fan of the most recent move made by the St. Louis Blues. As discussed by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the signing of defenseman Colin White could put Woywitka at risk of losing his projected roster spot. The Blues gave White a tryout contract Tuesday.

“He’s another piece to the puzzle,” Blues coach Ken Hitchcock said.

White could be in direct competition with Woywitka for the role of No. 7 defenseman. Unless the Blues go with eight blueliners -- a real possibility -- one of the two imposing, stay-at-home D-men will likely be the odd-man out.