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Syvret Assigned to Peoria

Defenseman had been recalled earlier under emergency conditions

Saturday, 03.24.2012 / 2:34 PM CT / St Louis Blues - News
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Syvret Assigned to Peoria
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Saturday the club has assigned defenseman Danny Syvret to the Blues’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen.

Syvret had been recalled earlier Saturday under emergency conditions.

Syvret, 26, leads all Rivermen defenseman this season with 41 points (seven goals, 34 assists) in 66 games played. He spent last season with the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch and Adirondack Phantoms, tallying 40 points (10 goals, 30 assists) in 59 games.

The 5’11”, 205-pound defenseman has also appeared in 59 National Hockey League (NHL) games between Edmonton, Philadelphia and Anaheim, compiling seven points (three goals, four assists) along with 30 penalty minutes.

The Millgrove, Ontario native was signed by the Blues as a free agent on Aug. 9, 2011 and was originally drafted by Edmonton in the third round, 81st overall, in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.



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