(The Sports Xchange) - The Chicago Blackhawks placed Corey Crawford on injured reserve and recalled fellow goaltender Jeff Glass and forward David Kampf from AHL Rockford on Wednesday.
Crawford, who spent time on injured reserve earlier this season with a lower-body ailment, posted a 16-9-2 mark with a 2.27 goals-against average and .929 save percentage in 28 games this season. The 32-year-old was pulled early on Saturday after yielding four goals on seven shots against the New Jersey Devils.
Glass owns a 10-4-2 record with a 2.60 GAA and .917 save percentage in 18 games with the IceHogs this season. The 32-year-old Alberta native has permitted two goals or fewer in seven of his last eight appearances.
Kampf, 22, has collected seven goals and 10 assists in 30 games this season, with seven points (three goals, four assists) coming in his last seven.
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Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie is scheduled to undergo hand surgery on Thursday and is expected to miss four to six weeks.
Barrie sustained the injury to his right hand while attempting to block a shot in Saturday’s 6-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes.
The 26-year-old has collected four goals and 23 assists in 34 games this season while averaging 21:20 of ice time.
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St. Louis Blues general manager Doug Armstrong signed a four-year contract extension with a club option for a fifth year.
Armstrong has served as the Blues general manager since 2010 and was named General Manager of the Year two years later.
Armstrong has guided the team to six consecutive postseason berths, making the Blues one of only four teams to have accomplished that feat. St. Louis owns a 337-185-56 mark since Armstrong became the team’s general manager.