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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 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. Jan 19 - 7:05 PM
Source: Lou Korac

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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

Joel Edmundson (upper body) skated on his own Monday.

"But he won't join us for a few days yet," coach Ken Hitchcock said. Edmundson has sat out the last four games with an upper-body injury and he isn't expected to return this month.
Mon, Nov 14, 2016 02:53:00 PM

Joel Edmundson (upper body) has been moved to injured reserve.

He sustained an upper-body injury on Sunday and he will be re-evaluated in three weeks.
Mon, Nov 7, 2016 05:37:00 PM

Joel Edmundson (upper body) is expected to be sidelined for an "extended" period of time, according to coach Ken Hitchcock.

The Blues will not provide an update on his status Monday because they are off, but the ailment isn't projected to be of the day-to-day variety.
Mon, Nov 7, 2016 01:57:00 PM

Joel Edmundson left Sunday's game early with an upper body injury.

Edmundson played just three shifts totaling 1:47 of ice time and a shot on goal before departing. We'll keep you posted on his status as it develops.
Sun, Nov 6, 2016 08:07:00 PM

Joel Edmundson is 100 percent after taking a shot off the leg and he will be in the lineup on Wednesday.

"The seven D we have, I thought we all had good camps," Edmundson said. "The coaches are going to put the lineup out there that they think will win the game. Fortunately, I'm in there tonight, so I'm looking forward to it." He skated in 67 games with the Blues last season.
Wed, Oct 12, 2016 03:15:00 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks outshot the Blues 38-18 en route to a 4-0 shutout Saturday night, but ultimately it was frustration that sidelined St Louis.

A loss of composure ultimately sidelined the Blues as they drew seven penalties in the third period—mostly for acts of aggression. In that period, Ryan Reaves, Patrik Berglund, Kyle Brodziak, and Joel Edmundson were penalized for roughing. Berglund drew another penalty for slashing, and Edmundson was sidelined for misconduct.
Sat, Oct 1, 2016 11:30:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Paul Stastny
2Patrik Berglund
3Jori Lehtera
4Kyle Brodziak
5Ivan Barbashev
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