ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the team has placed defenseman Torey Krug on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.
Krug will be re-evaluated in six weeks.
During his absence, Krug will be designated for the long-term injury (LTI) exception to the salary cap.
In addition, the Blues recalled defenseman Tyler Tucker from the team's AHL affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds.
Krug, 31, has collected 17 points (five goals, 12 assists) and 13 penalty minutes in 31 games with the Blues this season. Currently in his third season with the team, the Livonia, Michigan, native was signed by the Blues as a free agent on Oct. 9, 2020. Overall, he has recorded 429 points (83 goals, 346 assists) and 306 penalty minutes in 669 career NHL regular-season games.
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