Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong
announced today the club has recalled forward Chris Porter from their American Hockey League affiliate, Peoria
28, registered 10 points in 11 games since joining the Rivermen on Jan. 19. His
seven goals over that stretch were the most on the team. He leaves Peoria after
becoming the leader in games played all-time in Peoria's AHL history with 283.
He also ranks among the top-10 in goals (48), assists (74), points (122),
penalty minutes (273) and game-winning goals (10).
appeared in a career-high 47 games for the Blues last season recording seven
points (four goals, three assists). Overall, the 6’1”, 210-pound forward has
played in 98 career National Hockey League (NHL) games, all with the Blues, posting
16 points (eight goals, eight assists) and 27 penalty minutes.
Toronto, Ontario native was originally drafted by Chicago in the ninth round,
282nd overall, in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. He was signed by
the Blues as a free agent on Aug. 21, 2007.