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Blues Recall Armstrong from Peoria

by Staff Writer / St. Louis Blues
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President John Davidson announced Monday the club has recalled forward Derek Armstrong from the Blues’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen.

Armstrong, 36, has played in 30 games this season with Peoria, registering 22 points (14 goals, eight assists) along with ten penalty minutes. He made his Blues debut on December 31, and remained with the team for five games in which he recorded two penalty minutes.

Armstrong played in 56 games with the Los Angeles Kings last season, recording nine points (five goals, four assists) and 63 penalty minutes. The 6-0, 197-pound center has played in 471 NHL games, amassing 221 points (72 goals, 149 assists) and 353 penalty minutes.

The Ottawa, Ontario native was originally drafted by the New York Islanders in the sixth round, 128th overall in the 1992 Entry Draft.

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