Scandella (lower body) will return to the lineup for Wednesday's must-win Game 5 against the Avalanche, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports. Scandella will get into the lineup for the first time since Game 4 of St. Louis' first-round series versus the Wild. The 32-year-old blueliner is expected to slot into a second-pairing role Wednesday.
Scandella (lower body) will once again be on the shelf for Monday's Game 4 clash with Colorado. Scandella will be unavailable for his sixth consecutive contest due to his lingering lower-body issue. With Torey Krug (lower body) still hurt, the team will continue giving big minutes to Justin Faulk, Colton Parayko and Nick Leddy.
Scandella (lower body) is not in the lineup in Saturday's Game 3 versus the Avalanche, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports. Scandella has been practicing lately, but he remains out of action as he works to get back to fitness. The 32-year-old's absence means Scott Perunovich will likely continue to serve as the seventh defensemen in the lineup.
Scandella (lower body) is skating with the team but won't be in the lineup versus Colorado on Thursday after coach Craig Berube told reporters, "He's out there skating with us. He's going to have to make a decision at some point when he thinks he's ready to play and he'll play," Lou Korac of NHL.com reports. Based on the comments, the final decision will be made by Scandella, at which point he figures to be reinserted into the lineup. In the meantime, the Blues will continue to roll seven defensemen including Niko Mikkola and Scott Perunovich.
Scandella (lower body) is not expected to play Tuesday versus the Avalanche, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports. Scandella missed four out of the six games in the Blues' first-round series versus the Wild due to two separate injuries. The Blues have opted to go with seven defensemen to cover his absence recently, allowing both Calle Rosen and Scott Perunovich to play. There's no concrete timeline on when Scandella will be cleared to play.
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