Steen Activated from Injured Reserve

The Blues have assigned forward Andrew Murray to the Peoria Rivermen

Thursday, 03.14.2013 / 12:06 PM St. Louis Blues

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Thursday the club has activated forward Alexander Steen from injured reserve.

In addition, the Blues assigned forward Andrew Murray to the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen.

Steen, 29, has dressed in 18 games this season posting 16 points (4 goals, 12 assists). Overall, the 6-foot, 212-pound forward has appeared in eight National Hockey League (NHL) seasons, including the last five with the Blues. He has accumulated 292 points (119 goals, 173 assists) and 220 penalty minutes in 515 career games.

Steen has missed the last eight games with an upper-body injury. He was originally injured during a team practice drill on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the Ice Zone at St. Louis Outlet Mall.

Murray, 31, made his Blues debut on Feb. 28 against Chicago.

The 6-foot-2, 218-pound forward has also dressed in 38 games with Peoria this season tallying 19 points (10 goals, 9 assists) to go along with 10 penalty minutes. The Selkirk, Manitoba native was signed by the Blues as a free agent on July 6, 2012.

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