MacEachern was assigned to the taxi squad Monday, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
MacEachern didn't draw into either of the Blues' first two games, and he'll drop back to the practice squad to open up a roster spot for defenseman Jake Walman. Through 51 NHL games last year, MacEachern posted seven goals and 10 points.
MacEachern was promoted from the taxi squad Wednesday.
MacEachern played in 51 games for the Blues last year in which he registered seven goals on 63 shots and three helpers while averaging just 8:57 of ice time. Even though the winger is available to play against Colorado on Wednesday, he likely will serve primarily as a healthy scratch, though could challenge for a bigger role in the coming weeks.
MacEachern was waived by the Blues on Monday, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
MacEachern suited up in 51 games last season, manning a bottom-six role and averaging 8:57 of ice time per contest. The Michigan native managed to produce seven goals, three assists and 82 hits in that stretch. The arrival of Mike Hoffman in St. Louis and Jordan Kyrou's upward trajectory will keep MacEachern out of the lineup to start the year. If the 26-year-old clears waivers, he'll likely land on the taxi squad, making him available as a replacement if injuries surface.
MacEachern secured a two-year, $1.8 million contract with St. Louis on Friday.
MacEachern's deal is one way in nature, which means the winger should top the 51-game mark he set this season in 2020-21. In those outings, the Michigan native set new personal bests in goals (seven), assists (three) and shots (63). The 25-year-old forward will likely fill a bottom-six role heading into the 2020-21 campaign, though he could get the occasional opportunity with the club's top lines.
MacEachern netted a goal on three shots in Thursday's 6-5 overtime loss to the Golden Knights.
MacEachern was the only other Blue to score besides Zach Sanford, who netted four goals in the contest. MacEachern made his impact in just 6:47 -- the 25-year-old has been used almost exclusively in a fourth-line role. He has 10 points, 72 hits and 58 shots through 45 games.
MacEachern (lower body) will skate on St. Louis' fourth line Saturday in Winnipeg, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
MacEachern has nine points in 42 games, so his return should not change fantasy lineups all that much.
MacEachern (lower body) won't play Friday against the Oilers, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
MacEachern's ongoing absence will continue to test the Blues' depth up front, but it will go unnoticed by fantasy owners, as he's only notched nine points in 42 games this campaign. Another update on the 25-year-old American should surface once he's ready to rejoin the lineup.
MacEachern (lower body) won't play in Tuesday's game versus the Flames, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
The Blues will also be without Oskar Sundqvist (lower body), so Sammy Blais (wrist) will fill in on the fourth line after over two months on the mend. MacEachern's a solid role player for the Blues with 67 hits over 42 games, and he's added six goals and three assists as well. He'll aim to get back in the lineup Friday versus the Oilers.
MacEachern (lower body) won't play in Monday's game versus the Canucks, Tom Timmermann of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
MacEachern participated in the morning skate, but he will sit out for the first time since Oct. 19. The 25-year-old spends his time on the fourth line and has accrued nine points over 42 games. Jordan Kyrou will re-enter the lineup and Oskar Sundqvist will drop to the fourth line in MacEachern's place.
MacEachern won't return to Saturday's game versus the Avalanche due to a lower-body injury.
MacEachern only played 4:42 before leaving the contest. The 25-year-old has been a fixture on the fourth line this year, and he's accrued nine points through 41 games. He'll look to leverage the All-Star break to get back to full health for the team's next game Jan. 27 versus the Canucks.
MacEachern produced an assist and went plus-2 in Monday's 4-1 win over the Ducks.
MacEachern set up Tyler Bozak for the go-ahead goal at 2:21 of the second period. The 25-year-old winger has nine points, 55 shots on goal, 65 hits and 21 PIM in 40 appearances this season. He's mostly a bottom-six player, so fantasy owners won't take much notice of his production.
MacEachern recorded three shots on net and 10 PIM in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Rangers.
MacEachern has now gone 10 straight games without a point. He has an offensive knack on the team's fourth line, as he's accrued six goals and two assists this year, but it's his defensive contributions that keep him as a fixture in the lineup. MacEachern starts 58.8 percent of his shifts in the defensive zone, but he has still managed a 52.2 Corsi For percentage.
MacEachern (upper body) will play in Saturday's game against the Sharks, Tom Timmermann of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
MacEachern started the season as a regular in the press box, facing his fair share of healthy scratches. However, the 25-year-old has carved out a consistent role in the lineup since, playing in 28 straight games and recording six goals, three assists and 52 hits. He'll work on the fourth line.
MacEachern missed Thursday's practice session due to an upper-body injury, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
MacEachern has reportedly been dealing with this problem for a while but has been able to play through it. As such, it seems unlikely the winger will miss Saturday's clash with San Jose, especially considering he'll get another day to get closer to 100 percent. The Michigan native is putting together a decent season as a depth scoring option, as he's registered six goals, two helpers and 36 shots in 29 contests.
MacEachern scored a goal on two shots in Wednesday's 2-1 win over the Oilers.
MacEachern put the Blues up 2-1 just over six minutes into the third period, and his goal held up as the game-winner. It was his sixth goal of the season, half of which have come this month. The 25-year-old has doubled the three goals he scored in 29 games as a rookie in 2018-19.
MacEachern scored a goal on two shots in Monday's 4-0 win over the Blackhawks.
MacEachern needed just 2:34 into the game to give the Blues a lead they'd never lose. The 25-year-old has scored in his last two games, putting him at six points, 25 shots on goal and 34 hits in 22 appearances this season. He topped the five points he produced last season in seven fewer outings.
MacEachern scored a goal on two shots in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Penguins.
MacEachern drove the middle of the slot and tapped home a Jacob De La Rose centering feed to make it a 4-1 game in the third period. It was MacEachern's third goal of the season and first in the last eight games. The 25-year-old is averaging only about nine minutes of ice time per game so he's not likely to be a source of offensive production.
MacEachern generated an assist, five hits, two shots on goal and two PIM in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over the Flames.
MacEachern had the secondary assist on Ivan Barbashev's opening goal. The 25-year-old winger has found a groove with three points and 10 hits in five games in November. MacEachern's fourth-line role -- he's averaged just 8:38 per game entering Saturday -- limits his productivity, even on a deep team like the Blues.
MacEachern picked up his first goal of the season in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over Minnesota. He also had two shots on goal and and blocked a pair of shots.
MacEachern got the Blues on the board four minutes into the first period, batting a puck out of mid-air and into an open net. It was a skillful goal for a player who entered the night with just three goals in his first 36 NHL games. More plays like that would help the 25-year-old solidify a more regular bottom-six role in the Blues' lineup. He has one goal and one assist through eight games this season.
MacEachern won't play in Thursday's game against the Canucks, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
MacEachern played Monday against the Islanders and dished out two hits during 7:43 TOI, but now he'll go back to the press box. He and Zach Sanford has been fighting for one spot in the lineup, but now they're both healthy scratches with Robert Thomas (upper body) back in the fold.
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