Patrik Berglund C STL 2 Months

Berglund was held out of Friday's practice,'s Lou Korac reports.

It's possible the Blues are just giving Berglund a maintenance day following Thursday's season opener, but unless coach Ken Hitchcock indicates otherwise, there's probably nothing to see here. Berglund skated with David Backes and T.J. Oshie on the top line Thursday, finishing with no points and a minus-1 rating over 16:41 of ice time.

Patrik Berglund C STL 3 Months

Berglund suffered a cut on his face caused by a skate Wednesday,'s Lou Korac reports.

Berglund's cut didn't require stitches, meaning he shouldn't miss much if any time because of the injury. He signed a three-year extension with the Blues in the offseason, and is coming off a season where he scored 14 goals and assisted on 18 more over 78 games.

Patrik Berglund C STL 6 Months

St. Louis has signed Patrik Berglund to a three-year deal worth $11.1 million.

His new contract will carry an average annual value of $3.7 million. The Blues have a lot of faith in Berglund and they will be looking for more from him next season. "I don't think Patrik was over the moon with his season," GM Doug Armstrong said recently. "Moving from centering to wing, he never really solidified his spot anywhere on our team. We need more from him and he probably needs more from us." He accounted for 14 goals and 32 points in 78 games last campaign. His name has surfaced in trade rumors of late, as St. Louis looks for a star second-line center.

Patrik Berglund C STL 8 Months

Patrik Berglund played in the postseason with a shoulder injury.

The ailment is believed to be severe, so don't be surprised if he requires surgery during the off-season. Berglund had no points, nine shots and a minus-7 rating in four games versus Chicago in the series.

Patrik Berglund C STL 8 Months

Patrik Berglund logged just 11:01 of ice time in his return to the lineup on Monday night in Game 3.

He played with Ryan Reaves and Brenden Morrow in the contest. "You're walking into a hornets' nest and that's why we're starting him a little bit on the lower side of the roster, to see where he's at from being able to keep up mentally," coach Ken Hitchcock said. "I think the first game back for [T.J. Oshie] was really rich, walking into something like that. We expect the same for Bergy." Berglund won 5-of-8 faceoffs and finished with a minus-1 rating in the Blues' 2-0 loss to Chicago.

Patrik Berglund C STL 8 Months

Patrik Berglund (upper body) will play Monday in Game 3.

He missed the last regular season game and the Blues' first two playoff games with an upper-body injury. Berglund was between Ryan Reaves and Brenden Morrow during the morning skate.

Patrik Berglund C STL 8 Months

Patrick Berglund (upper-body injury) is skating Friday morning.

Of course that doesn't mean he will play Saturday in Game 2 against Chicago, but it is a good sign. Consider Berglund day-to-day for now and check back with Saturday as to whether he will suit up in Game 2.

Patrik Berglund C STL 8 Months

As expected, Patrik Berglund (upper body) has been ruled out for Thursday's playoff opener against Chicago.

He didn't play in the Blues' last game of the regular season and he isn't ready to return.

Patrik Berglund C STL 8 Months

Patrik Berglund (upper body) isn't expected to play in Game 1 against Chicago on Thursday night.

He sat out Sunday's game with an upper-body injury after he was hurt on Friday. Consider him day-to-day for now.

Patrik Berglund C STL 8 Months

Patrick Berglund left Friday night's 3-0 loss to the Stars in the third period with an apparent shoulder injury.

Not good news for an already injury-plagued roster. Judging by Blues' coach Ken Hitchcock's reaction, Berglund will not play Sunday against Detroit and may in fact not be ready for the playoffs. Stay tuned for further updates.