5:20 PM EST, Wed November 25, 2015
St. Louis Game Time Nov 6, 2015

Blues Activate Kevin Shattenkirk From IR

The defenseman has missed ten games. Finally. From the Blues' press release: Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk has been activated from injured reserve.Shattenkirk sustained a lower-body injury on Oct. 13 in the Blues' 4-3 against the Calgary Flames. He has missed 10 games with the injury but has continued to skate with the team.In three games this season, the Blues defenseman has posted one assist and six penalty minutes.Defenseman Chris Butler was assigned to the Chicago Wolves on Thursday. As we all know, Shattenkirk is a key power play cog and plays a ton of minutes a night - and the...
St. Louis Game Time Nov 5, 2015

Blues Assign Chris Butler To Chicago Wolves

Does this mean Shattenkirk's ready to return? The Blues have returned Chris Butler to the AHL's Chicago Wolves. The team's current seventh defenseman, Butler's return to the Blues' affiliate clears up roster space for the return (finally) of Kevin Shattenkirk. Shattenkirk has missed the last eleven games due to a groin pull sustained on October 13th against the Calgary Flames. He's been close to a return for a while and has been practicing with the team, but has not felt at 100%. Shattenkirk's presence has been sorely missed on the power play. Last night's power play goal by Jay Bouwmeester...

NHL Player News