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Faulk Activated From Injured Reserve

Blues assign Matthew Kessel to Springfield Thunderbirds

by Mick Lite

The St. Louis Blues have activated defenseman Justin Faulk from injured reserve.

Faulk missed the last 12 games due to a lower-body injury.

They also assigned defenseman Matthew Kessel to its AHL affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds.

Faulk, 31, has logged 19 points (two goals, 17 assists) in 40 games for the Blues this season. Overall, the South St. Paul, Minnesota, native has accumulated 415 points (126 goals, 289 assists) and 419 penalty minutes in 882 career NHL regular-season games.

Kessel, 23, has recorded two assists and eight penalty minutes in 22 games for the Blues this season. The Phoenix, Arizona native has also posted six points (two goals, four assists)  and 12 penalty minutes in 29 games with Springfield this season.

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Mick Lite served for 12 years in the military and is now an entrepreneur and photographer. Has worked as the official scorer and social media manager for the River City Rascals, Statistician for the Missouri Monsters and St. Louis Attack arena football teams, and as the Team Photographer and social media consultant for the St. Charles Chill, SLU Hockey, St. Louis Slam, and Gateway Grizzlies.

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