Chris Porter C STL 1 month ago

Porter recorded an assist in Wednesday's Game 4 victory over the Wild.

Porter made the most of his first appearance of the postseason, setting up Ryan Reaves for the game's first goal while chipping in a team-high five hits. The assist was Porter's first point since Dec. 8.

Chris Porter C STL 3 months ago

Porter will return to the Blues lineup Saturday against the Penguins.Porter has been out of the Blues' lineup with an ankle injury since Dec. 30. He'll likely slot into a bottom-six role upon his return. Porter has only tallied two points through 14 games with the Blues this season.

Chris Porter C STL 3 months ago

Porter (ankle) was activated from injured reserve ahead of Tuesday's game against the Stars, Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports..Porter has been fully recovered from the ankle injury for a while now, but the Blues didn't have an opening available for him in the lineup until Tuesday. Coach Ken Hitchcock will slot Porter into a bottom-six role, with Joakim Lindstrom heading to the press box in his place. With only two points in 14 games this season, Porter's return shouldn't make much waves in the fantasy realm.

Chris Porter C STL 3 months ago

Porter (ankle) is in the "100 percent range" according to coach Ken Hitchcock.Hitchcock indicated that a return to the lineup would come soon, so Porter seems likely to return to the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Stars. He hasn't played since December and has just two points in 14 contests, so it's possible the winger comes back in a reduced role initially.

Chris Porter C STL 3 months ago

Porter (ankle) is travelling with the team on their current road trip and skated again as he nears a return, reports Tom Timmermann of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.Porter hasn't played since December 29, but could be close to ready for the Blues. Where he would slot into a lineup that has been performing incredibly well in his absence will be determined once he is ready for game action.

Chris Porter C STL 3 months ago

Porter (ankle) resumed skating with the full group Monday, Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.Porter appears just about fully recovered from the broken ankle he suffered Dec. 29 and could be activated from injured reserve later this week. Once he's added back to the 23-man roster, Porter would likely see limited ice time in a bottom-six role for the Blues.

Chris Porter C STL 4 months ago

Coach Ken Hitchcock said Friday that Porter (ankle) is fully recovered from his injury, Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. "He's a full go. He's doing everything," Hitchcock said. "We're hopeful when we get back and skate [Saturday] that he'll join the whole group."

The Blues continue to list Porter on injured reserve, but that could change if he makes it through Saturday's skate without incident. Porter has been out since Dec. 29 with the high-ankle sprain.

Chris Porter C STL 4 months ago

Porter (high-ankle sprain) is no longer wearing a cast, Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Porter has been able to walk around normally, but it isn't clear when he'll be able to resume skating. The Blues plan to reevaluate his condition next Monday.

Chris Porter C STL 5 months ago

Porter (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday morning, Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

The quick move to place Porter on injured reserve seems to confirm that his injury is fairly serious. He was unable to place any weight on his injured left leg while leaving the ice in Monday's game.

Chris Porter C STL 5 months ago

The lower body injury that Porter suffered during Monday's game appears to be serious, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.

Porter was unable to put any weight on his injured left leg, and he never ended up returning to the game. He's averaging about nine minutes of ice time this season, with one goal and one assist in 14 appearances.