Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong
announced today the club has assigned 25 players to the Blues’ American Hockey
League (AHL) affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen. In addition, the club has
assigned three players to their junior or European teams.
players assigned to Peoria include goaltenders Jake Allen, Paul Karpowich
and Mike McKenna; defensemen Taylor Chorney, Ian Cole, Mark Cundari,
Cade Fairchild, Scott Ford, Brett Ponich and David Shields; and
forwards Jay Barriball, Cody Beach, Adam Cracknell, Stefan Della Rovere,
Evgeny Grachev, TJ Hensick, Philip McRae, Andrew Murray, Anthony Nigro, Anthony Peluso,
Jaden Schwartz, Tyler Shattock, Brett Sonne, Vladimir Tarasenko and Sebastian
players assigned to their junior or European teams include goaltender Jordan
Binnington (Owen Sound Attack, Ontario Hockey League), defenseman Jani
Hakanpaa (Espoo Blues, Finland) and forward Ty Rattie (Portland
Winterhawks, Western Hockey League).