ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President John Davidson announced today that defenseman Erik Johnson will be sidelined day-to-day with a foot fracture in his right foot.
He was evaluated by Dr. Rick Wright at Barnes Hospital. The club has recalled defenseman Micki DuPont from the Blues’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen.
DuPont, 27, skated in two games with the Blues during the preseason. He played the majority of last season with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League, appearing in 78 games, recording 51 points (18 goals, 33 assists) along with 101 penalty minutes. He was tied for the AHL lead among blueliners with 16 goals and was second with 46 points and for his efforts earned AHL All-First team honors. DuPont also played in three games with Pittsburgh, notching an assist and four penalty minutes.