St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and
General Manager Doug Armstrong
announced today the club has assigned defenseman Cade Fairchild to the Blues’ American Hockey League (AHL)
affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen.
Fairchild, 21, has appeared in 17 games with the
Rivermen this season, recording six points (two goals, four assists) and a +13
rating. The 5’11, 175-pound defenseman spent the last four years at the
University of Minnesota where he accrued 93 points (21 goals, 72 assists) in
The Duluth, Minnesota native was drafted by the
Blues in the fourth round, 96th overall, of the 2007 NHL Entry
The Rivermen take on the Chicago Wolves in the first of two
meetings this weekend on Saturday at Allstate Arena. The game will start at 7 p.m. CDT and can be
heard locally on CD Country 107.9 FM or online through www.rivermen.net.