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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...
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The St. Louis Blues have signed forward Chris Porter to a one year, two-way contract according to reports (Andy Strickland & Dave Eminian).
Â 28 year old Thunder Bay native has been a member of the organization since he signed as a free agent...
Follow me on Twitter: @JTQ_1 Â Join the conversation on Facebook! Like the Hockeybuzz â Blues Page Â - The St. Louis Blues have been working on a new contract with restricted free agent forward TJ Oshie throughout the offseason, but the two sides have not yet reached an agreement. Word Tuesday is that theyâre both in route to Toronto in advance of Fridayâs potential...
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...