ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President John Davidson announced Sunday the club has recalled defenseman Tyson Strachan from the Blues’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen.
Strachan, 25, has played in 31 games this season with Peoria, collecting 14 points (two goals, 12 assists) along with 48 penalty minutes. In addition, the 6-2, 215-pound defenseman has played in six games for the Blues this season, recording two assists and four penalty minutes. Strachan made his National Hockey League (NHL) debut with the Blues last season and has played in a total of 36 NHL games, notching five assists and 43 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.