Stortini has played in 257 career NHL games with Edmonton (2006-11) and Nashville (2011-12), with 14 goals, 27 assists and 725 penalty minutes. He played last season in the AHL with the Hamilton Bulldogs, where he had two goals and four assists in 73 games.
Yonkman was scoreless in seven games with Florida last season. He also played for the Coyotes in 2010-11 and with Florida in 2011-12. He has played 12 seasons in the AHL.
I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.
— Brian Elliott to Jeremy Rutherford of the Post-Dispatch on being the Blues' No. 1 goalie