Sterling secured a professional tryout agreement with St. Louis on Tuesday. Sterling is a known quantity for the Blues, having been part of their organization during the 2011-12 season. Since that time he has played abroad, most recently with Salzburg EC of the Austrian league. During his past two campaigns, the 32-year-old averaged over a point per game, which no doubt put him back on the team's radar. There will be a lot of competition for those bottom-six roster spots, but Sterling's experience in Europe could give him the inside edge.
The Blues assigned Brett Sterling to AHL Peoria on Saturday, according to the team's official website.
Brett Sterling made his season debut for the Blues on Wednesday night, playing 9:55 in St. Louis' 3-2 overtime win over Pittsburgh.
Brett Sterling, who was called up by the Blues over the weekend, is tied for the AHL scoring lead with 12 goals and tied for second with 22 points, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The Blues made the callup after they learned T.J. Oshie was suffering from a wrist injury that may keep him out of Tuesday's home game against Los Angeles.
Brett Sterling has been called up by the Blues, Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
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