ST. LOUIS (BLUES) update Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – The Minnesota Wild have claimed defenseman Nate Prosser off waivers, Thursday morning. The Wild made the announcement on Twitter:
Prosser, 31, appeared in one game with the Blues this season, against Calgary on Oct. 25.
He is a Minnesota native who made his first appearance in the NHL with the Wild in the 2009-10 season. The Blues signed him to a two-way contract this August. He was placed on waivers Wednesday, to make room on the roster for the return of Patrik Berglund.
Previous reporting by KMOX:
St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has activated forward Patrik Berglund from injured reserve (IR). Berglund has been sidelined since suffering a dislocated left shoulder during his offseason training this past summer. In addition, the Blues have placed defenseman Nate Prosser on waivers.
Berglund, 29, is entering his 10th season with the Blues. The 6’4, 219-pound forward posted a career-high 23 goals last regular season, while also contributing four assists in 11 2017 postseason appearances. Overall, Berglund has dressed in 637 career regular season games, recording 296 points (151 goals, 145 assists) and 212 penalty minutes. The Vasteras, Sweden, native was originally drafted by the Blues in the first round, 25th overall, of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
Prosser, 31, has appeared in one game for the Blues this season. Overall, the 6’2, 206-pound defenseman has dressed in 283 career NHL games, logging 38 points (seven goals, 31 assists) and 210 penalty minutes.