Blues acquire Fallon in swap with Blackhawks
The St. Louis Blues have acquired goaltender Joe Fallon from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for goalie Hannu Toivonen and defenseman Danny Richmond.
The 25-year-old Fallon has played in 29 games this season with the American Hockey League's Rockford IceHogs. The Blues said Monday that Fallon will report to their AHL affiliate in Peoria, Ill.
Fallon was originally picked by the Blackhawks in the sixth round of the 2005 entry draft.
The Blues also recalled forward Derek Armstrong from Peoria. The 36-year-old forward has played in 30 games for Peoria this season, scoring 22 goals.
Toivonen, 25, was 11-11-3 record with a 2.73 goals-against average and a .906 save percentage in 26 games with Peoria this year. Richmond, 25, has 15 assists, 16 points and 135 penalty minutes in 54 games in Peoria.