Since replacing Davis Payne as coach of the St. Louis Blues on November 6, Ken Hitchcock has led the team to a 15-4-4 record.
Hitchcock has completely revitalized this formerly struggling squad, who currently are tied for the fifth most points in the league.
It’s safe to say, considering his experience and success, that Hitchcock is capable of guiding the Blues towards a playoff berth, and quite possibly, a shot at the Cup.
But in order for Hitch to accomplish this, he will have to fix many weaknesses on the club that may inhibit their ability to remain in the league until June.
One way to solve problems in an organization is to trade players, and although it may appear that St. Louis has a reliable and talented enough mix of players to compete in the post-season, the Blues’ management may not feel the same way.
Here are five players on St. Louis that may be dealt in order to build a powerhouse team.