Originally posted on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 2/24/14
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St. Louis Blues defenceman Jordan Leopold - who suffered a high-ankle sprain in the last game before the Olympic break - is not expected to return to the Blues lineup when they play their first game back on Wednesday against the Vancouver Canucks, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch.Leopold has skated with the team twice since the injury, and Sunday was his first practice in full gear. He's making progress but still isn't ready to return.I think I'm pretty fortunate with what ended up happening . . . It's just one of those things that takes time now. It's probably the rest of the year I'm going to be dealing with it. We'll see if I can get to the points where it's good to go and I'll deal with it from there.By Scott Audette/Getty Images via Bleacher Report Leopold missed time earlier in the season due to ligament damage in his finger, so luckily this injury isn't as serious as that injury which caused him to miss 26 games. However, the Blue still haven't ruled out Leopold trave...
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