Blues Recall Hakanpaa from Peoria

Tuesday, 04.23.2013 / 10:00 AM St. Louis Blues

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Tuesday the Blues have recalled defenseman Jani Hakanpaa from the club’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen.

Hakanpaa, 20, has appeared in 14 games with the Rivermen this season, posting four points (one goal and three assists).

Prior to joining Peoria, the 6-foot-5, 218-pound defenseman dressed in 34 games for Espoo of Finland’s SM-liiga, recording five points (two goals and three assists) to go along with 34 penalty minutes.

The Kirkkonummi, Finland native was drafted by the Blues in the fourth round (104th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft.

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