ST. LOUIS St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced the Blues have activated defenseman Wade Redden today. Redden will wear number 6. In addition, the club assigned defenseman Ian Cole to the Blues' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, Peoria Rivermen.
Cole, 23, has dressed in all three of the Blues' games this season posting an assist and two penalty minutes. Prior to the start of the NHL season, the 6'1, 219-pound defenseman appeared in 34 games with Peoria notching 14 points including three goals and 11 assists. The Ann Arbor, Michigan native was drafted by the Blues in the first round (18th overall) of the 2007 Entry Draft.