St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has recalled forward Sammy Blais (BLAY) from the American Hockey League’s (AHL) San Antonio Rampage. In addition, the Blues placed goaltender Carter Hutton on injured reserve (IR) with a lower-body injury.
Blais, 21, has dressed in eight games for the Blues this season, posting one goal and one assist. The 6’2, 205-pound forward has also appeared in 11 games for the Rampage, recording 13 points (five goals, eight assists). The Montmagny, Quebec, native was originally drafted by the Blues in the sixth round, 176th overall, of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
Hutton, 31, has appeared in eight games for the Blues this season, posting a 4-2-0 record along with a 1.88 goals-against average and a .937 save percentage. The 6’1, 202-pound goaltender was originally signed by the Blues as a free agent on July 1, 2016.