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Paul Stastny | Center | #26

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (31) / 12/27/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 205
College: Denver
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 2 (44) / COL
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Paul Stastny found the back of the net in his return from a lower-body injury.
Stastny missed the Blues' first four playoff games, but he returned on Saturday to help the Blues eliminate Minnesota with a 4-3 overtime victory. Stastny logged 22:42 minutes of ice time in his return. Apr 23 - 10:44 AM

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Paul Stastny (lower body) will play in Game 5 against Minnesota on Saturday afternoon.

Stastny's been out of the lineup since Mar. 23. His return definitely gives his team a boost. He'll play on a line with Jaden Schwartz and Vladimir Tarasenko. Stastny finished the regular season with 18 goals and 40 points in 66 games this season. A Blues win would allow them to move into the second round.
Apr 22 - 3:05 PM

Paul Stastny is on the ice for the pre-game warmup.

Stastny has been out since Mar. 23 with a lower-body injury, but it looks like he's going to suit up in Game 5 this afternoon. Stastny had 18 goals and 40 points in 66 games this season. A win would allow the Blues to move on to the second round of the playoffs.
Apr 22 - 2:47 PM

Paul Stastny (lower body) took part in Friday's practice.

Stastny was skating alongside Jaden Schwartz and Vladimir Tarasenko. That's his normal linemates, so it's an encouraging sign that he was practicing with them. That being said, Blues coach Mike Yeo denied to confirm that Stastny would play in Game 5 on Saturday.
Apr 21 - 2:29 PM

Paul Stastny (lower body) is making progress, but he isn't sure if he will be ready to play in Game 5 on Saturday.

The Blues expect to know more about his status after Friday's practice. Stastny hasn't played since Mar. 21 because of a lower-body injury.
Apr 20 - 3:20 PM

Paul Stastny (lower body) won't return for Game 4 on Wednesday.

Stastny did participate in Wednesday's practice, but he remains day-to-day. St. Louis has a 3-0 series lead over Minnesota, so while every playoff game is important, there is less urgency for Stastny to return immediately.
Apr 19 - 1:29 PM

Paul Stastny (lower body) is still listed as day-to-day.

He skated in Tuesday's practice and he worked on the top power-play unit, but it's still unclear if he will available to play on Wednesday in Game 4. Coach Mike Yeo thought Stastny looked good during the session and he appears to be getting closer to a possible return.
Apr 18 - 1:17 PM

Paul Stastny (lower body) participated in Tuesday's practice.

He took part in line rushes with Vladimir Sobotka and Zach Sanford, but that doesn't mean he will be back in the lineup for Game 4. Alexander Steen didn't take part in the session and Stastny may have been just filling in for him, but it does look like he is very close to a return. Stastny missed the final 10 games of the regular season and the first three playoff games with a suspected broken foot.
Apr 18 - 12:10 PM

It seems Paul Stastny (lower body) isn't ready to return for Game 3 on Sunday.

Stastny hasn't been able to play yet in the posteason. He had 18 goals and 40 points in 66 regular season games.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 16 - 2:48 PM

Paul Stastny (lower body) didn't travel with the Blues to Minnesota.

With that in mind it seems safe to rule Stastny out for Game 2 on Friday. He had 18 goals and 40 points in 66 regular season contests.
Apr 14 - 4:31 PM

Paul Stastny (lower body) will miss Game 1 on Wednesday.

Stastny was a long shot after he missed Tuesday's morning skate. He last played on March 21.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 12 - 9:24 PM

Paul Stastny (lower body) didn't skate Tuesday.

It doesn't look like he will be available for Wednesday's playoff opener versus Minnesota. Stastny has been sidelined since Mar. 21 because of a lower-body injury.
Apr 11 - 3:51 PM

Paul Stastny (lower body) has been upgraded to day-to-day.

He was week-to-week with a lower-body, so he appears to be making some progress. We'll keep you posted on his status when more information is available.
Apr 3 - 1:38 PM

Paul Stastny is listed as week-to-week with a lower-body injury.

He was injured early in Tuesday's 4-2 win against Colorado. Stastny has 18 goals and 22 assists in 66 games this season.
Mar 22 - 6:48 PM

Paul Stastny left the ice at the 3:51 mark of the first after taking a hard shot to his ankle by a teammate, but he is expected to play on Thursday according to a tweet from the team.

In his most recent 10 games prior to Tuesday night, Stastny scored three goals and two assists. The Blues went on to win this contest with the Avalanche 4-2.
Mar 22 - 12:10 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Paul Stastny
2Patrik Berglund
3Jori Lehtera
4Kyle Brodziak
5Ivan Barbashev
6Vladimir Sobotka
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3Robby Fabbri
4David Perron
5Zach Sanford
6Magnus Paajarvi
RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2Dmitrij Jaskin
3Nail Yakupov
4Scottie Upshall
5Ryan Reaves
D1Alex Pietrangelo
2Colton Parayko
3Jay Bouwmeester
4Joel Edmundson
5Carl Gunnarsson
6Robert Bortuzzo
7Jordan Schmaltz
G1Jake Allen
2Carter Hutton