Harrold was reassigned to the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League on Sunday.
Alex Steen suffered an arm injury during Saturday's win over Arizona, and an update isn't expected until Monday. The Blues will likely want to keep Steen off injured reserve unless he has a long-term injury, meaning that Harrold's demotion was likely made to create a roster spot should the Blues need to recall another forward in the absence of Steen.
Harrold was recalled from AHL Chicago on Wednesday.
The Blues were in need of a seventh defenseman following Alex Pietrangelo's knee injury, and Harrold will fill that role. Harrold was a revelation for the Devils in the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs, but his play never reached the same heights in the three seasons that followed. Pietrangelo will be out for at least three weeks, so Harrold could draw into the lineup at some point, but don't expect Harrold to be a factor in any fantasy format.
Harrold signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Blues on Thursday.Harrold spent his last four seasons with the New Jersey Devils, while also spending some time with their affiliate in the AHL, the Albany Devils. During the 2014-15 season with New Jersey, Harrold played in 43 games, recording three goals and two assists. He doesn't offer much in terms of scoring, but he'll provide the Blues with depth on defense.
Harrold potted his third goal of the season in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Blue Jackets.A defenseman by trade, Harrold saw some action with the Devils' fourth line with the team electing to scratch Martin Havlat and Michael Ryder. No matter what position he plays, Harrold should be only a minimal source of offense, as he's collected only four points in 34 games this season.
Harrold will replace Eric Gelinas in the lineup for Friday's game against the Penguins, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.Harrold will skate alongside Jon Merrill, replacing Gelinas on the third defensive pairing. With just one point and no penalty minutes in 19 appearances this season, the 31-year-old Harrold doesn't offer much to get excited about.
Harrold (face) is in the lineup for the Devils' on Friday against the Islanders, Mike Morreale of NHL.com reports.Harrold skated as an extra defenseman in Thursday's practice, but didn't end up playing Thursday night against the Bruins. He will return to the lineup for the back end of back-to-back games Friday against the Islanders, pushing Seth Helgeson out of the lineup.
Harrold (face) will remain out of the lineup Thursday against the Bruins, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.Harrold skated as extra defenseman at Thursday's morning session, signaling that a return might not be far off. It's possible that with the Devils beginning a back-to-back set Thursday, the team's brain trust didn't want an ailing Harrold to play two games in quick succession upon returning to action. He'll have a more realistic chance of suiting up for Friday's showdown with the Islanders.
Harrold (face) will not play in Tuesday's game against the Sabres, Rich Chere of The Star-Ledger reports.Harrold was able to take part in Tuesday's morning skate, but he is not ready to return just yet. He will have a chance to return for New Jersey's next game Thursday in Boston.
Harrold (face) will likely be out for Tuesday's game against the Sabres, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.Harrold has been out since taking a stick to the face last Friday, and though he was able to practice on Monday it appears as though he'll be sidelined for at least one more game. He could return for Thursday's contest against the Bruins.
Harrold (face) returned to the ice for practice Monday, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.Harrold left early in Friday's contest after taking a stick to the face, and was unavailable Saturday. His return to practice Monday could indicate he will return for Tuesday's game against the Sabres.
Harrold (head) has been ruled out for Saturday's game against the Flyers, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.Harrold was forced to exit Friday's game against the Canadiens after taking a stick to the face from the Habs' Nathan Beaulieu. GM Lou Lamoriello noted that Harrold hadn't experienced any improvement in his condition Saturday morning, but the team has yet to determine whether or not he's suffering from a concussion.
Harrold left Friday's game against the Canadiens with an undisclosed injury and did not return, Rich Chere of the Star-Ledger reports.Harrold reportedly toka stick to the face, and was bleeding as he left the ice. He underwent X-rays but they came back negative, likely indicating the injury shouldn't cause him to miss an extended period of time. His status should be updated prior to the opening faceoff of Saturday's game against the Flyers.
The Devils recalled Harrold from AHL Albany on Sunday Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.Harrold was recalled after the Devils sent Damian Brunner to the AHL. Harrold has seen the majority of his playing time in the AHL this season but he has played four goals with the Devils this season, scoring one goal and no assists.
Harrold was reassigned to AHL Albany on Thursday, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.Jon Merrill (arm) was cleared to play Thursday and activated from IR, creating the need for the Devils to open a roster spot for him. Harrold will be sent down in order to accomplish that, but could be back in a matter of days to serve as a seventh defenseman for the club.
The Devils recalled Harrold from AHL Adirondak on Monday, Tom Gulitti of the Record reports.With veteran Bryce Salvador (lower body) headed to IR, Harrold will come up to the big club to provide some depth on the blue line.
The Devils placed Harrold on waivers Monday, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.Harrold played exclusively with the Devils the last two seasons, but it appears he will open the upcoming campaign with AHL Albany, unless he is claimed off waivers.
Harrold (foot) was activated from injured reserve Monday, Tom Gulitti of the Bergen Record reports.As expected, the move clears the way for him to return to the Devils' lineup for Monday's game against the Avalanche. Harrold will fill in for Anton Volchenkov, who suffered a lower-body injury of his own in Friday's OT loss to the Predators. Monday's return will mark Harrold's first game since Dec. 7.
Harrold (foot) said he is "good to go" Monday against Colorado, if needed, the Bergen Record reports.While still officially on IR, Harrold has been skating with the team for the last two weeks and probably could have returned already. A fractured foot has kept Harrold out since Dec. 7, but he will play Monday if Anton Volchenkov (lower body) cannot.
Harrold (foot) was not activated from IR prior to Sunday's game against the Rangers, Rich Chere of the Star-Ledger reports.Harrold was cleared by team doctors to return to game action nearly a week ago, but the Devils have opted against activating him to this point. He wasn't a major factor prior to the injury (two assists in 21 games), but there's a chance Harrold could return Tuesday against St. Louis.
Harrold (foot) will not play Tuesday against the Blues, Rich Chere of the Star-Ledger reports.Team doctors gave Harrold a clean bill of health Monday, but it seems the team wants him to log a few more practices before returning to action, after more than a month on the shelf with the foot injury. A return for Friday's game against the Capitals seems likely.