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by Paul on 02/08/16 at 01:22 PM ET
(Feb. 8, 2016) – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has placed defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on Injured Reserve (IR) after he suffered a right knee injury in the Blues’ 4-1 win over Minnesota last Saturday. Pietrangelo will be re-evaluated in three weeks.
Pietrangelo, 26, has dressed in all 55 Blues games this season, posting 23 points, including three goals and 20 assists. The 6’3, 210-pound defenseman has spent his entire National Hockey League (NHL) career with the Blues, after the club drafted him fourth overall in 2008. Overall, the King City, Ontario native has accumulated 241 points (47 goals, 194 assists), 147 penalty minutes and a +37 rating in 441 career regular season games. In addition, Pietrangelo has contributed 12 points (two goals, 10 assists) in 26 career postseason games.
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