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Blues Assign Nikitin to Peoria

by Staff Writer / St. Louis Blues
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Saturday the club assigned defenseman Nikita Nikitin (NICK–it–in) to the Blues’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen.

Nikitin, 24, has made 13 appearances with the Blues this season serving four penalty minutes.

The 6’3, 217-pound defenseman has played in four games with Peoria recording a goal and a plus-1 rating.

The Omsk, Russia native was originally drafted by St. Louis in the fifth round, 136th overall, of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
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