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Joel Edmundson | Defenseman | #6

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (23) / 6/28/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 207
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 2 (46) / STL
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Joel Edmundson may see some power-play time in Game 5 against Nashville.
"We'll see," Edmundson said after Thursday's practice. "They threw me out there to see how it is. I'm not sure what they're up to though. If the opportunity comes, I'll be excited." He saw just 2:28 on the power play for the entire regular season, but he has three goals and three assists in nine playoff games. The Blues have also struggled mightily with the man advantage in the postseason, while scoring two times on 24 opportunities. May 5 - 10:41 AM

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Joel Edmundson scored a goal in St. Louis' 2-1 loss to the Predators in Game 4 on Tuesday night.

Edmundson finally solved Preds goalie Pekka Rinne (2-1) with just under four minutes remaining in the game, but that was as close as the Blues would come to tying the game. After scoring just three goals in 69 games during the regular season, Edmundson has already scored three times in just nine playoff games. The Blues are now officially in must-win mode, as they trail the best-of-seven series 3-1. One more loss would knock them out of the postseason. Game 5 will be played in St. Louis on Friday night.
May 3 - 12:54 AM

Joel Edmundson earned a pair of assists in Wednesday's Game 1 loss to Nashville.

He assisted on goals by Colton Parayko and Jaden Schwartz in a 4-3 loss to the Predators. Edmundson has accounted for four points in six playoff games this year. He contributed just 15 points in 69 contests during the regular season.
Apr 27 - 10:45 AM

Joel Edmundson scored in Friday's 2-1 win over the Minnesota Wild.

Edmundson had three goals in 69 games during the regular season, but he's already found the back of the net twice in two games this postseason. Edmundson scored the overtime winner in Game 1, while his goal in Game 2 gave his team a 1-0 lead early in the second period. The Blues are in a great spot right now, as they're heading back home with a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Game 3 will be played on Sunday afternoon.
Apr 15 - 9:29 AM

Joe Edmundson scored the game winning goal at the 17:48 minute mark of overtime to lift the Blues to a 2-1 victory over the Wild Wednesday night.

The Blues were outshot by the Wild in every period, with wide margins coming in the second and third. Edmundson, who played the role of the unlikely hero, had the fifth shot for the Blues in the extra period, while the Wild had eight. He had one goal in 16 appearances with St. Louis during the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs.
Apr 13 - 1:23 AM

Joel Edmundson picked up his third goal of the campaign during Sunday's 4-1 win over the Predators.

In 67 games last season, he posted one goal and nine points and over 65 games during his sophomore season he has registered 15 points.
Apr 2 - 7:37 PM

Joel Edmundson and Nail Yakupov will be scratched against the Capitals on Thursday.

Edmundson has posted 10 points along with 37 PIMs, 40 blocks and 67 hits thus far through 33 games. Yakupov meanwhile has been relegated to a spare part's role, posting just six points in 27 games so far this season.
Source: Lou Korac
Jan 19 - 7:05 PM

Joel Edmundson potted his first goal of the season Thursday in a 4-2 loss to Carolina.

He has accounted for six of his nine points in his past eight games, but we wouldn't rush to pick him up.
Jan 6 - 10:27 AM

Joel Edmundson (upper body) will make his return to the Blues' lineup on Tuesday.

Edmundson missed roughly a month due to his injury. "I'm feeling good. This is probably the best day I've had so far," Edmundson said. "I've skated for three weeks now. I feel like I can jump right into the game." His return coincidentally corresponds with fellow Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo sustaining a lower-body injury on Saturday.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Dec 5, 2016 02:09:00 PM

Joel Edmundson (upper body) is not ready to return just yet, and won't play Saturday against the Oilers.

He's missed the last 11 games, but appears to be close to returning so stay patient.
Source: Lou Korac
Sat, Dec 3, 2016 04:46:00 PM

Joel Edmundson could be back in the lineup on Saturday night.

Edmundson took part in another full practice and he could be available for the game against Winnipeg. He's missed the previous 11 games because of an upper-body injury. We'll provide an update on his status if he gets back into the lineup.
Sat, Dec 3, 2016 12:04:00 PM

Joel Edmundson (upper body) could be available to play as early as Thursday night against Tampa Bay.

"He was full practice today, took full contact yesterday, took full contact today, so he's taking those steps that we want him to take," coach Ken Hitchcock said Tuesday. "I think he's ready to be evaluated for a game-day player." Edmundson has absent for the last 10 games because of an upper-body injury.
Wed, Nov 30, 2016 12:11:00 PM

Joel Edmunson is getting closer to a return to action.

The rugged defenseman has missed the the Blues' last nine games with an upper-body injury practiced with his teammates on Saturday and could be ready to play in games next week.
Sun, Nov 27, 2016 12:02:00 PM

Joel Edmundson won't play in Saturday's game against Minnesota.

He skated with his teammates on Friday, but he still isn't ready to return to the lineup. It'll be the ninth straight game he misses.
Sat, Nov 26, 2016 11:57:00 AM

Joel Edmundson (upper body) isn't ready to play yet, but he did travel with his teammates.

"We're going to continue to work with him, but he's definitely not ready to play in either one of these games," coach Ken Hitchcock said referring to the Blues' matches on Tuesday and Wednesday. He has missed six games with an upper-body injury, but he is feeling better and he took part in Monday's practice.
Tue, Nov 22, 2016 11:55:00 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