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Robby Fabbri to miss rest of season for Blues

Forward has ACL injury in left knee, will be ready for training camp in September

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St. Louis Blues forward Robby Fabbri will miss the remainder of the 2016-17 season because of an ACL injury in his left knee.

Fabbri, 21, will be back on the ice when training camp begins in September. He was injured following a hit by Pittsburgh Penguins forward Carter Rowney with 11:18 remaining in the first period of a 4-1 loss at Scottrade Center on Saturday. Fabbri was helped to the locker room and did not return.

Video: PIT@STL: Fabbri leaves game with injury in the 1st

Fabbri has 11 goals and 29 points in 51 games this season, his second in the NHL. He scored 18 goals and 37 points last season, and four goals and 15 points in 20 Stanley Cup Playoff games to help the Blues reach the Western Conference Final, where they lost to the San Jose Sharks in six games.

The Blues (25-22-5) trail the Calgary Flames by two points for the second wild card into the playoffs from the Western Conference. Coach Ken Hitchcock was fired and replaced by associate coach Mike Yeo on Feb. 1.

Forwards Kenny Agostino and Magnus Paajarvi were recalled from Chicago of the American Hockey League on Sunday.

St. Louis plays the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on Monday (7 p.m. ET; NBCSN, TVA Sports, CSN-PH, NHL.TV).

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