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Halak Healthy; Bishop Assigned to Peoria

by Chris Pinkert / St. Louis Blues
Jaroslav Halak has recovered from a minor upper body injury and will be available to play Tuesday against the Florida Panthers.

Halak was injured in practice last week and was held out of two games.

Ben Bishop, who was called up from the Peoria Rivermen last Thursday to serve as the backup goaltender in Halak's absence, was assigned back to Peoria on Monday.

Halak has played in 39 games this season and has a 17-16-5 record. He has a 2.62 goals-against average and a .907 save percentage.

Bishop is 13-11-1 with a 2.59 goals against average, .913 save percentage as well as two shutouts.

The, 6’7, 215-pound goaltender appeared in six games for the Blues during the 2008-09 campaign including his NHL debut on October 24, 2008 against the Los Angeles Kings.
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