ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has assigned forwards Cody Beach, Colin Fraser and Peter Mueller to their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Chicago Wolves.
Beach, 22, appeared in three games for the Blues during the preseason, serving 14 penalty minutes. Last season, the 6-foot-5, 200-pound forward posted 11 points (five goals, six assists) and 109 penalty minutes in 34 regular season games with Chicago (AHL), as well as three points (two goals, one assist) and 14 penalty minutes with the Blues' then East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) affiliate, the Kalamazoo Wings.
Fraser, 29, appeared in three games for the Blues this preseason, posting a plus-2 rating. Last season, the 6-foot-1, 191-pound forward recorded two assists in 33 regular season games with Los Angeles, as well as six points (three goals, three assists) in 10 regular season games with their AHL affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs.
Mueller, 26, appeared in four games for the Blues this preseason, registering one assist. Last season, the 6-foot-2, 204-pound forward appeared in 49 regular season games for Kloten of the Swiss National League (NLA), ranking third in the League overall with 46 points and sharing the League lead with 24 goals.
The Blues will next host the New York Rangers in the 2014-15 regular season opener on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Scottrade Center. Visit www.stlouisblues.com/faceoffweek for information on all of the events taking place during Face-Off Week '14, including the opening night pregame party inside Scottrade Center and the Block Party, featuring players walking the Blue Carpet, prior to the Blues hosting Calgary on Saturday.