ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has activated defenseman Carl Gunnarsson from injured reserve.
In addition, the Blues have assigned forward John McCarthy to their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Chicago Wolves.
Gunnarsson, 28, has dressed in 20 games for the Blues this season, logging five points (one goal, four assists) and a +6 rating.
The 6-foot-2, 196-pound defenseman has missed the past 10 games due to an upper-body injury.
The Orebro, Sweden, native was acquired by the Blues via trade from Toronto at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.