St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the team has placed forward Alexander Steen on injured reserve (IR) with a left high ankle sprain. Steen has returned to St. Louis and will be re-evaluated in four weeks.
Steen, 35, has appeared in 17 games with the Blues this season, tallying five assists. The 6’0, 211-pound forward is currently in his 12th season with the Blues after being acquired via trade from the Toronto Maple Leafs on Nov. 24, 2008. Overall, Steen has totaled 610 points (238 goals, 372 assists) in 980 career regular-season games, as well as 36 points (15 goals, 21 assists) in 87 career postseason games.