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Flu sidelines Blues' Pietrangelo

Saturday, 03.16.2013 / 7:49 PM / News

By Louie Korac - NHL.com Correspondent

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Flu sidelines Blues' Pietrangelo
The St. Louis Blues will be without their top defenseman when they face the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday.
Alex Pietrangelo
Alex Pietrangelo
Defense - STL
GOALS: 5 | ASST: 13 | PTS: 18
SOG: 50 | +/-: -2

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues will be without their top defenseman when they face the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday.

Alex Pietrangelo was a late scratch, replaced in the lineup by Ian Cole, as Pietrangelo has the flu.

Pietrangelo has 18 points (five goals, 13 assists) in 27 games and is the team leader in time on ice and ninth in the League (25:43).

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