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Blues 2020-21 Report Cards: Torey Krug

The St. Louis Blues’ 2020-21 season had its highs and lows but ultimately ended in disappointment after the team fell in four games to the Colorado Avalanche in Round 1. In this series, we’ll look back on the season, player by player, and evaluate each one’s individual performance with an eye towards their future with the team.
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Blues' Torey Krug: Notches pair of assists

Krug posted two assists, five shots on goal and two hits in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Avalanche in Game 2. Krug helped out on tallies by Sammy Blais and Brayden Schenn in the contest, the latter goal coming on the power play. The 30-year-old Krug logged 26:22 of ice time, as both Justin Faulk and Robert Bortuzzo left with upper-body injuries. If they can't return for Friday's Game 3, Krug could be in line for heavy usage in a top-four role.
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Blues' Torey Krug: Collects goal and assist Wednesday

Krug scored a goal on four shots, dished an assist, logged four hits and went plus-3 in Wednesday's 4-0 win over the Wild. Both of Krug's points came in the second period. The 30-year-old tallied his second goal of the campaign and set up David Perron's insurance tally. Krug is up to 31 points, 110 shots on net, 57 blocked shots, 51 hits and a plus-11 rating through 50 appearances in his first season with the Blues.
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Blues' Torey Krug: Back after five-game absence

Krug (upper body) will play Monday in Los Angeles, Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Krug will make his return following a five-game absence. He should immediately return to his roles on the top pairing and No. 1 power-play unit, in which Krug has totaled one goal and 28 assists in 48 games for the Blues.
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Blues' Torey Krug: Won't return Saturday

Krug (upper body) won't be in the lineup Saturday versus the Golden Knights, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports. Korac's report indicates the Blues will use the same skaters as they did in Friday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Golden Knights. That rules out Krug for Saturday's contest, although it remains possible he could return Monday in Los Angeles.
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Blues' Torey Krug: Could return during road trip

Krug (upper body) won't play Friday versus Vegas, but he could be cleared to return before St. Louis' current road trip wraps up Monday against LA, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Fantasy managers will want to keep a close eye on Krug's status over the next few...
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Blues' Torey Krug: Considered day-to-day

Krug (upper body) is considered day-to-day, but there's no specific timetable for his return, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports. Krug's day-to-day tag suggests his upper-body injury isn't overly serious, but it nonetheless sounds like he'll likely miss at least a few games. The 30-year-old blueliner has racked up 29 points in 48 contests this campaign.
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Blues' Torey Krug: Out again Monday

Krug (upper body) will not suit up for Monday's contest against Anaheim, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. After playing in all 48 games this season, Krug has now been out of the lineup for the last two. The 30-year-old blueliner has 29 points and a plus-8 rating on the year. Until more information is available regarding his injury, he'll be considered questionable for Wednesday's rematch with the Ducks.
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Blues' Torey Krug: Unavailable Saturday

Krug is dealing with an upper-body injury and will not play Saturday in Minnesota, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports. Krug hasn't missed a game all season, so this news definitely comes as a surprise. He's been hot recently, too, with six points in the last four games and 13 in the last 15. Interested parties will want to keep tabs on the 30-year-old blueliner's status in advance of Monday's game against visiting Anaheim.
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Blues' Torey Krug: Slings two helpers

Krug provided a pair of assists, two shots on net and two blocked shots in Thursday's 5-4 overtime win over the Wild. Krug set up Sammy Blais' first period tally and added a secondary helper on Ryan O'Reilly's power-play goal in the third. The 30-year-old Krug is up to 29 points (12 on the power play), 106 shots, 56 blocked shots, 47 hits and a plus-8 rating through 48 appearances in a top-four role.
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Blues' Torey Krug: Game-time call after missing skate

Krug (undisclosed) didn't participate in Monday's morning skate and is a game-time decision for the evening's game against the Avalanche, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports. The Blues could ill-afford to have Krug sit out considering Vince Dunn and Colton Parayko have both been ruled out with upper-body injuries. Even...
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Blues' Torey Krug: Two-point effort against Avs

Krug collected two assists, one on the power play, in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Avalanche. The defenseman helped set up Ivan Barbashev late in the first period and Mike Hoffman for the eventual game-winner midway through the third. Krug finally seems comfortable with the Blues, piling up nine assists over the last 12 games, and on the season he has one goal and 25 points through 45 contests.
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Blues' Torey Krug: Registers helper

Krug supplied an assist, two shots on goal and three hits in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to the Avalanche. Krug helped out on the first of Mike Hoffman's two goals in the third period. The 30-year-old Krug has picked up four assists in his last four games. He's at 23 points, 93 shots, 42 hits, 48 blocked shots and a plus-7 rating in 42 contests. The Michigan native will likely continue in a top-four role with a hearty role on the power play for the remainder of the season.
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Blues' Torey Krug: Contributes pair of assists

Krug recorded two assists, two shots on net, a pair of blocked shots and a plus-3 rating in Friday's 9-1 win over the Wild. Krug helped out on Jaden Schwartz's second tally in the first period, as well as an Ivan Barbashev's power-play goal in the third. In his last seven games, Krug has collected six assists. He's at 22 points, 88 shots on net, 47 blocked shots and a plus-8 rating through 40 contests this season.
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Blues' Torey Krug: Sends helper in win

Krug recorded an assist in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Golden Knights. Krug picked up the secondary assist on Sammy Blais' tally in the first period. The helper put Krug at the 20-poing mark, which took him 39 games to achieve this season. His offense in 2020-21 hasn't been at the level he showed over his last four years as a Bruin, but it's still been solid production from the blue line. Krug has added 86 shots on net, 45 blocked shots and 23 PIM this year.
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Blues' Torey Krug: Assists in three straight outings

Krug posted a power-play assist, three shots on goal and two PIM in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Avalanche. Krug had the secondary helper on a David Perron goal in the second period. The 29-year-old Krug has helpers in three straight games, and he's up to 19 points in 36 contests overall. The Michigan native has added 82 shots, 43 blocked shots, 37 hits and 23 PIM this year as a steady top-four option on defense.
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Blues' Torey Krug: Records helper Friday

Krug produced an assist and two shots on goal in Friday's 4-1 loss to the Ducks. Krug had the secondary helper on a Ryan O'Reilly goal in the third period. The 29-year-old Krug has faltered on offense in March, with just five assists in his last 13 games. Overall, the Michigan native has 17 points, 76 shots, 42 blocked shots, 35 hits and a plus-7 rating through 34 contests.