Blues recall forward Magnus Paajarvi from Wolves

Magnus Paajarvi won't have far to travel Wednesday, considering he was playing for the Chicago Wolves and the Blues play at Chicago against the Blackhawks.

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ST. LOUIS — In an attempt to give a listless offense a boost, the St. Louis Blues recalled forward Magnus Paajarvi from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Chicago Wolves.

The Blues are coming off a 3-0 shutout loss to the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. They play Wednesday night in Chicago against the defending NHL champion Blackhawks, the teams’ first meeting of the season.

Paajarvi, 24, has dressed in seven games for the Wolves this season, ranking third on the club with seven points, including four goals and three assists. 

The 6-foot-3, 203-pound native of Sweden has appeared in 65 career games with the Blues, posting 13 points (six goals, seven assists) and 12 penalty minutes.  Overall, Paajarvi has played in 228 career NHL games between Edmonton and St. Louis, accumulating 71 points (32 goals, 39 assists) and 46 penalty minutes.