Rivermen General Manager Kevin McDonald
announced today that the St. Louis Blues have reassigned forward Jay Barriball to the Bloomington Blaze
of the Central Hockey League. He is expected to make his CHL debut when the
Blaze host Arizona on Friday night.
25, has not played since he was injured on Oct. 12, 2012 in the first game of
the season with the Rivermen. Last season, injuries limited the Burnsville, MN
native to just 21 games in which he registered 13 points (four goals, nine
assists) and 14 penalty minutes.
selected by the San Jose Sharks in the seventh round (#203 overall) of the 2006
NHL Entry Draft, he was acquired by the St. Louis Blues on Feb. 27, 2007 with
Ville Nieminen and a first-round pick for Bill Guerin.
standout at the University of Minnesota, Barriball became the 78th player in
school history to reach 100 career points in October of 2009. He ranked fourth
in the nation in freshman scoring during the 2006-07 season with 43 points
(20g, 23a) in 44 games.