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McKee Out, Blues Recall Junland

by Staff Writer / St. Louis Blues
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President John Davidson announced today that defenseman Jay McKee has a fractured left ring finger and will be sidelined indefinitely. McKee was injured in the third period on Tuesday, Dec. 16 vs. Calgary. The club has recalled defenseman Jonas Junland from the Blues’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen.

Junland, 21, has played in 21 games this season with the Rivermen, registering 13 points (six goals, seven assists) along with 12 penalty minutes. The 6-2, 190-pound defenseman skated in 52 games with Linkoping of the Swedish Elite League last season, collecting 20 points (three goals, 17 assists) along with 42 penalty minutes.

The Linkoping, Sweden native was originally drafted by the Blues in the third round, 64th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

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