ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President John Davidson announced Saturday the club has recalled defenseman Tyson Strachan from the Blues’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen.
Strachan, 25, has played in 65 games this season with Peoria, collecting 26 points (five goals, 21 assists) along with 75 penalty minutes. In addition, the 6-2, 215-pound defenseman has played in seven games for the Blues this season, recording two assists and four penalty minutes. Strachan made his NHL debut with the Blues last season and has played in a total of 37 career 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.