From Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
To know the Blues’ 18-year-old first-round pick is to know his family, a
down-to-earth foursome that includes his father, Joe, and brother, David.
Despite a hockey career that has blossomed the past few years, highlighted by
his selection as the fourth overall pick in last week’s NHL draft, Alex has been
kept grounded by glamour-less ideals and pride that stays close to the vest.
Read the entire story here.
Hard not to cheer for a player so grounded and respectful. Never mind the fact that he is a supremely talented defender. Looks like the Blues made a pretty good pick at number four last week.