ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has recalled forward Cody Beach from their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Chicago Wolves.
In addition, the Blues have released defenseman Ryan Whitney from his professional tryout.
Beach, 22, has appeared in two preseason games for the Blues this season, serving seven penalty minutes. Last season, the 6-foot-5, 200-pound forward dressed in 34 regular season games with Chicago, posting 11 points (five goals, six assists) and 109 penalty minutes. The Kelowna, BC native also played in seven regular season games for the club’s then East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) affiliate, the Kalamazoo Wings, registering three points (two goals, one assists) and 14 penalty minutes.
The Blues will visit Minnesota for their final 2014 preseason game tomorrow night at 7 p.m. at Xcel Energy Center.