#7: Jason Arnott

By ryanfrahm

When the Blues brought Arnott to St Louis this offseason I didnt mind the move because he was going to be a great veteran leader that was on the last leg of a HOF career.  I thought the Blues overpaid him a little bit for a guy that was more than likely going to spend most nights in the bottom 6 and play only a handful of minutes every night.  Now I am more than happy to eat my words from earlier this year.  Arnott has been one of the surprises on this team so far and is tied for 4th on the team with 20 points, 4 in his last 4 games.

Arnott, 37, looks like he could a guy that sticks in St Louis for the remainder of his career while playing 3rd/4th line minutes.  That would be perfectly ok with me because he has been great in his limited role only playing about 12-14 minutes most nights and gets some time on the PP as well.  Arnott is 76 points away from 1,000 in his career.  If he plays this well the rest of this season I would love for the Blues to bring him back next season to see how well he can perform and if he is up to it I would love for Arnott to stay in the NHL as long as possible and get that 1,000th point as a member of the St Louis Blues

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