ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has placed forward Paul Stastny on injured reserve with a broken right foot.
Stastny is scheduled to be re-evaluated in five weeks.
Stastny, 29, suffered the injury in the second period of the Blues' 4-3 win in Vancouver on Oct. 16. The 6-foot, 205-pound forward had posted five points (one goal, four assists) and a plus-4 rating through five games this season.
The St. Louis native originally joined the Blues as a free agent during the 2014 offseason. In his first year as a Blue (2014-15), Stastny logged 46 points (16 goals, 30 assists) and 40 penalty minutes in 74 regular season games, as well as one goal and four penalty minutes in six postseason games.
Overall, he has appeared in 617 career NHL games, recording 509 points (177 goals, 332 assists) and 304 penalty minutes. In addition, Stastny has accumulated 19 points (nine goals, 10 assists) and 18 penalty minutes in 28 career playoff appearances.
Stastny was originally drafted by Colorado in the second round (44th overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.