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Blues Recall Binnington from Wolves

by Staff Writer / St. Louis Blues

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has recalled goaltender Jordan Binnington from their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Chicago Wolves.

Binnington, 22, has appeared in 17 games with the Wolves this season, posting an 8-6-2 record along with a 2.57 goals against average, a .910 save percentage and one shutout.

The 6-foot-1, 167-pound goaltender was originally drafted by the Blues in the third round (88th overall) of the 2011 Entry Draft and is currently in his second season in Chicago.

In 2014-15, the Richmond Hill, Ontario, native posted a 25-15-4 regular season mark, including a 2.35 goals against average, a .916 save percentage and three shutouts. He also started all five of the Wolves' 2015 postseason games, tallying a 2-3 record along with a 2.16 goals against average and a .938 save percentage.

Binnington's 25 regular season wins were the second-most by a rookie goaltender in Wolves franchise history.

Blues goaltender Jake Allen left Friday night's game against Anaheim in the second period with a lower-body injury.

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