Jori Lehtera has been named the NHL's first star of the week.
Jori Lehtera registered a natural hat trick Tuesday as the Blues trounced Buffalo by a score of 6-1.
St. Louis' top line of Jori Lehtera, Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz have been outstanding of late.
Jori Lehtera scored the lone goal for St. Louis in its 2-1 loss to Nashville on Saturday night.
Jori Lehtera notched a goal and two assists in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win over Dallas.
Jori Lehtera (flu) was able to participate in Wednesday's practice.
Jori Lehtera (flu) didn't return to practice on Tuesday.
Jori Lehtera (flu) is expected to be ready to return for Thursday's game against Vancouver.
Jori Lehtera sat out Sunday's 3-0 loss to Anaheim because of the flu.
Jori Lehtera recorded two goals and an assist in the Blues’ 5-4 overtime loss against the Wild on Saturday night.
Jori Lehtera gave himself an "OK-minus" grade for his preseason debut on Sunday.
Jori Lehtera is expected to make his St. Louis Blues debut in their pre-season opener against Columbus on Sunday.
Jori Lehtera could find quick chemistry in his first NHL season with Vladimir Tarasenko, whom he played with for two seasons in 2010-11 and 2011-12 with KHL club Novosibirsk Sibir.
A scorer in the KHL, new Blues center Jori Lehtera was brought over to do just that in St. Louis this season, but its unknown how much of his overseas success can translate into the NHL as a rookie.