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St. Louis Blues say forward Keith Tkachuk is OK after injury scare

Friday, 03.20.2009 / 3:38 PM / News

The Canadian Press

ST. LOUIS - Keith Tkachuk's wrist is just fine.

The St. Louis Blues announced Friday that x-rays on the forward's left wrist were negative. He is listed as day-to-day.

Tkachuk was hit with a Matthias Ohlund slapshot early in the thrid period of Thursday's game in Vancouver. He left immediately and did not return.

The 36-year-old has 21 goals and 39 points in 69 games this season.

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This is a great day for me. This is something I've been thinking about for a long time. This is a great opportunity that the St. Louis Blues organization, (owner) Tom Stillman and Doug Armstrong are giving me and trusting me in doing...This is going to be a great challenge for me.

— Martin Brodeur, after announcing his retirement as an NHL player and becoming a senior adviser with the Blues on Thursday