Blues recall defenseman Ian Cole

Blues recall defenseman Ian Cole

Published Jan. 24, 2013 1:06 p.m. ET

St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced the Blues have recalled defenseman Ian Cole from the Blues’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, Peoria Rivermen today.  In addition, the club assigned defenseman Jeff Woywitka to Peoria.  

Cole, 23, has dressed in all three of the Blues’ games this season posting an assist and two penalty minutes.  The Ann Arbor, Michigan native was drafted by the Blues in the first round (18th overall) of the 2007 Entry Draft.

Woywitka, 29, spent last season between the New York Rangers and their AHL affiliate, Connecticut Whale.  The 6’3, 221-pound defenseman posted six points (one goal, five assists) in 27 games with the Rangers while he logged three assists in six games with the Whale.  The Vermilion, Alberta native was signed as a free agent by the Blues on July 2, 2012.