St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has recalled goaltender Jordan Binnington from the American Hockey League’s (AHL) Providence Bruins. In addition, the Blues assigned goaltender Ville Husso (VIH-lee, WHO-soh) to the AHL’s San Antonio Rampage.
Binnington, 24, has posted a 6-1-0 record and ranks second in the AHL overall with a 1.84 goals-against average and a .933 save percentage in eight games with the Bruins this season. The 6’1, 174-pound goaltender has dressed in one career NHL game, playing 13 minutes for the Blues on Jan. 14, 2016 against the Carolina Hurricanes. The Richmond Hill, Ontario, native was originally drafted by the Blues in the third round, 88th overall, of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
Husso, 22, has appeared in eight games with the Rampage this season, logging a 3-3-0 record along with a 3.27 goals-against average and a .896 save percentage. The Helsinki, Finland, native was originally drafted by the Blues in the fourth round, 94th overall, of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.