ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today that forward Patrik Berglund had successful surgery on his right shoulder. The surgery was performed by team orthopedists Dr. Rick Wright and Dr. Matt Smith of Washington University Orthopedics / Barnes - Jewish Hospital.
Berglund will be re-evaluated in four months.
Berglund injured his shoulder training for the upcoming season. He initially dislocated the shoulder during the 2013-14 regular season.
Berglund, 27, tallied 27 points (12 goals, 15 assists) in 77 regular season games with the Blues last year. In addition, the 6-foot-3, 217-pound forward contributed four points (two goals, two assists) in six 2015 postseason appearances.
The Vasteras, Sweden, native has spent his entire seven-year NHL career with the Blues after the club drafted him in the first round (25th overall) of the 2006 NHL Draft. Overall, he has accumulated 247 points (118 goals, 129 assists) and 164 penalty minutes in 513 career regular season games, as well as 13 points (six goals, seven assists) and 10 penalty minutes in 29 career postseason games.