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from Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Three months after Halak left the ice in Game 2 of the Blues’ series against San Jose, he is still not 100 percent recovered from teammate Barret Jackman inadvertently barreling into him in the crease.
The Blues referred to it only as a lower-body injury during the playoffs and ruled Halak out two games at a time to avoid distraction. But following the club’s second-round loss to Los Angeles, team officials acknowledged that Halak had suffered a high-ankle sprain on his left leg.
The injury, which has a history of lingering on with professional athletes, is defined as a “disruption of thick connective tissue between the tibia and fibula above the ankle joint.”
In June, the Blues listed “early July” as the target for Halak to be cleared for activity, but now Saturday is the date that has been set for him to be cleared for activity.
“He’s still experiencing a little bit of ... I don’t want to say pain, but a little discomfort ...
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ST. LOUIS St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has re-signed forwards Anthony Peluso, Chris Porter and Brett Sonne to one-year, two-way contracts.
Peluso, 23, played in 61 games for the Blues' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, Peoria Rivermen this past season, posting nine points (four goals, five assists...
from Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, In a sign that the Blues aren’t expecting to reach a contract extension with forward T.J. Oshie before Friday’s arbitration case, general manager Doug Armstrong is headed to Toronto on Tuesday three days in advance of the hearing.
“We’re going to Toronto to work with our counsel on preparing for the case,” Armstrong...
Welcome to Julylights, a month long series taking the top plays of the '11-'12 season and giving them to you one a day, every day of the month of July.The St. Louis Blues play a defense first, tight checking style of hockey. They had the top goalie tandem in the league last seasaon which would tear down their opponents mentally, and they would hit just about everything...