ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President John Davidson announced today that goaltender Chris Mason underwent emergency appendectomy surgery on Thursday night. He is expected to miss approximately two weeks.
In addition, the club has recalled goaltender Marek Schwarz from the Blues’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen.
Schwarz, 22, has appeared in one game for the Rivermen this season, posting a 0-1-0 record along with a .839 goals against average.
He appeared in 34 games with the Rivermen last season, posting a 14-14-2 record along with a 2.79 goals against average.
The Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic native was originally drafted as the Blues first round selection, 17th overall in the 2004 Entry Draft.