Kevin Shattenkirk D STL 7 Months

Kevin Shattenkirk is among the league leaders among defensemen in power-play points this season.

Shattenkirk will enter Monday's action tied with Winnipeg's Dustin Byfuglien and Chicago's Duncan Keith with 17 power-play points. They are just behind NHL leader Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators, who has 19.

Kevin Shattenkirk D STL 8 Months

Kevin Shattenkirk had two assists in St. Louis' 6-2 win over Columbus.

Shattenkirk has recorded at least a point in eight of his last nine contests. He has six goals and 31 points in 40 games in 2013-14.

Kevin Shattenkirk D STL 8 Months

Kevin Shattenkirk is likely thrilled to be named to Team USA for the Winter Games in Sochi.

"It's something that I've always kind of dreamed of," Shattenkirk said before the announcement was made. "It's just going to be a great experience if I have that opportunity. I really am looking forward to it. Anytime you can wear that USA jersey, it's always been something pretty special to me and this has been the ultimate goal to get there." He is currently fifth among NHL blueliners in scoring with 28 points (six goals, 22 assists) in 38 games.

Kevin Shattenkirk D STL 8 Months

Kevin Shattenkirk extended his point streak to six games when he scored his sixth goal of the 2013-14 campaign on Sunday.

His marker was the winner in overtime and it tied him with four others for the most game-winning goals (3) among NHL blueliners. Shattenkirk has 28 points in 37 games this season to place him in the top-5 of the defense scoring race.

Kevin Shattenkirk D STL 8 Months

Kevin Shattenkirk potted his fifth in St. Louis' 4-3 shootout loss to Calgary on Monday.

He will carry a four-game point streak with him into the Christmas break. Shattenkirk has amassed 26 points in 35 games this campaign to place himself among the most productive NHL defensemen in the league.

Kevin Shattenkirk D STL 8 Months

St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk scored his fourth goal of the season as his team lost to the San Jose Sharks 4-2 on Tuesday.

Shattenkirk has 23 points in 32 games, matching his output from 48 games in 2012-13.

Kevin Shattenkirk D STL 8 Months

Kevin Shattenkirk leads St. Louis' defense corps with 11 power-play points.

However, he is followed closely by Alex Pietrangelo (9) and Jay Bouwmeester (8). The Blues have received plenty of offense from their back end this season, which doesn't surprise coach Ken Hitchcock or captain David Backes. "They've done a good job all year of getting the puck moving forward in a hurry, shooting it and we're getting to the net and burying some rebounds," Backes said. "That gives you some comfort level to make the right play." Shattenkirk, Pietrangelo and Bouwmeester have already hit or exceeded the 20-point mark this year.

Kevin Shattenkirk D STL 8 Months

Kevin Shattenkirk scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory versus Winnipeg on Tuesday.

He found the back of the net with just 3:02 remaining in the third period. Shattenkirk extended his present point streak (two goals, four assists) to four games with his third goal of the season. The Blues defender has 22 points in 28 matches this year.

Kevin Shattenkirk D STL 9 Months

Kevin Shattenkirk is on a three-game point streak.

Shattenkirk has a goal and five points in that span. He's not the NHL's best offensive defenseman, but he's up there with 21 points in 27 contests.

Kevin Shattenkirk D STL 9 Months

Kevin Shattenkirk scored a goal and registered an assist in St. Louis' 3-2 loss to Los Angeles Monday evening.

It was only his second goal of the season, but he also has 16 assists in 25 games. Vladimir Tarasenko also had a strong game with a goal and an assist for the Blues.