ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President John Davidson announced today the club has recalled defenseman Tyson Strachan from the Blues’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen.
Strachan, 24, made his NHL debut with the Blues on Dec. 18th at Washington. He has skated in 27 games for the Blues this season, registering three assists and 39 penalty minutes. The 6-1, 212-pound defenseman has played in 29 games for the Rivermen this season, recording five points (two goals, three assists) and 67 penalty minutes.
The Melfort, Saskatchewan native was originally drafted by Carolina in the fifth round, 137th overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft and was signed by the Blues as a free agent on Oct. 9, 2008.