Broken foot will keep Blues’ Stastny out for at least five weeks

The Blues placed Paul Stastny on injured reserve Wednesday and said the injury will be re-evaluated in five weeks.

Sergei Belski/Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Blues forward Paul Stastny will be sidelined at least five weeks with a broken right foot.

The 29-year-old Stastny was injured in the second period of a 4-3 victory in Vancouver on Friday. He has a goal, four assists and a plus-four rating in five games.

The team placed Stastny on injured reserve Wednesday and said the injury will be re-evaluated in five weeks.

Stastny was hampered by a shoulder injury last season, his first with the Blues. He had 46 points in 74 games.