Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google
 
SHARE
At the Rink blog

Flu sidelines Blues forward McDonald

Sunday, 04.07.2013 / 12:47 PM

By Dan Rosen - NHL.com Senior Writer / 2012-2013 At the Rink blog

Share with your Friends


2012-2013 At the Rink blog
Flu sidelines Blues forward McDonald

DETROIT -- St. Louis Blues forward Andy McDonald is out of the lineup for the game Sunday against the Detroit Red Wings because of the flu.

As a result of McDonald's absence, the Blues are playing with seven defensemen, but they're using Kris Russell as a left wing on the fourth line.

McDonald has four goals and 11 assists for 15 points in 26 games this season.

Follow Dan Rosen on Twitter at: @drosennhl

Quote of the Day

[He's] real confident with the puck now, getting it off his stick quick and no second-guessing. We need that. He's such a good guy in the room. He works so hard. That's the big thing. For not a big man, he just fights for every puck and when he scores, the guys appreciate that even more.

— Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice on Mathieu Perreault, who scored two goals in win against Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday