Reaves will be Placed on IR and Re-evaluated in Six Weeks

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ST. LOUIS (KSDK Sports) – St. Louis Blues forward Ryan Reaves will undergo surgery on his right hand this afternoon. The surgery will be performed by Dr. Charles Goldfarb at Washington University Orthopedics and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Reaves will be placed on injured reserve and re-evaluated in six weeks.

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Reaves, 26, has dressed in all 22 games this season posting four points (two goals, two assists) while leading the team and ranking fourth league-wide with 65 penalty minutes. The Winnipeg, Manitoba native was originally drafted by the Blues in the fifth round, 156th overall, of the 2005 Entry Draft.