Blues defensman Chris Pronger intends to put off any talk of a contract extension until after the season. Pronger and the Blues are reportedly 13 million dollars apart on contract money. Pronger, who won the Hart Trophy as the league’s MVP last year, says he wants to honor the final year of his contract, which pays him $4.6 million.The Blues skated to a 2-2 tie with Dallas Stars in a preseason game. Scott Young and Jochen Hecht scored for St. Louis. Officials called 17 penalties as they intend to crack down on stick penalties this season.