Vladimir Sobotka will reportedly announce soon that he intends to return to the NHL, according to Andy Strickland of Fox Sports Midwest.
Kevin Shattenkirk knows the trade rumors probably won't go away, but he hopes to stay with the St. Louis Blues.
Scottie Upshall's upper-body ailment was a broken and dislocated right thumb.
Troy Brouwer would like to be back with St. Louis next season.
Colton Parayko will play for Team North America at the World Cup.
David Backes hopes to sign a new deal with St. Louis.
With the late editions of David Backes (U.S.), Alex Pietrangelo (Canada), Colton Parayko (North America) and Dmitrij Jaskin (Czech Republic) the Blues will have seven players participating in the World Cup.
Dmitrij Jaskin will play for the Czech Republic at the World Cup of Hockey.
Jori Lehtera registered an assist in the Blues' 5-2 loss to San Jose Wednesday night.
Brian Elliott returned to the St. Louis net Wednesday night, but it didn't turn out to be as pleasant a comeback as he hoped it would be.
Vladimir Tarasenko ended his drought in the Western Conference Final Wednesday night, but it didn't help the St. Louis Blues extend the series.
Chris Butler continues to serve as a healthy scratch for the Blues.
Steve Ott will spend Game 6 in the press box.
Magnus Paajarvi is projected to serve as a healthy scratch on Wednesday.
Scottie Upshall (upper body) is skating on the fourth line during Wednesday's pregame warmup.