Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong
announced today the club has assigned forward T.J. Hensick and
defenseman Tyson Strachan to the Blues’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate,
the Peoria Rivermen.
25, has dressed in 12 games for the Blues this season tallying one goal and one
assist. In 52 games with Peoria, the 5’10, 190-pound forward leads the
Rivermen with 61 points including 18 goals and 43 assists. Despite
missing 18 games this season between recalls and injury, Hensick ranks eighth
in the AHL with his 61 points while his 43 assists are fifth best in the league.
Lansing, Michigan native was acquired by the Blues from Colorado in exchange
for Julian Talbot on June 17, 2010 and was originally drafted by Colorado in
the third round, 88th overall, of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.
26, has appeared in 28 games for the Blues this season recording an assist and
serving 34 penalty minutes. He has only appeared in four games this season
with the Rivermen and has an assist and 2 penalty minutes.
Melfort, Saskatchewan native was signed by the Blues as a free agent on October
9, 2008 and was originally drafted by Carolina in the fifth round, 137th
overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.