Blues' Pietrangelo comes off IR after 4 games
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St. Louis Blues captain Alex Pietrangelo was activated from injured reserve Sunday after missing four games with a lower-body injury.
He will be available for Sunday's game against the Winnipeg Jets. Pietrangelo has been out since suffering the injury in the first period of a 6-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Dec. 9.
Pietrangelo has 23 points this season (7 goals, 16 assists), the eighth most among defensemen, and a plus/minus of plus-14.
He has 326 points (72 goals, 254 assists) in 569 career games, all with the Blues.
The Blues are tied with the Nashville Predators for the Central Division lead with 46 points.