ST. LOUIS — The injury bug has bitten the Blues again early in the 2019-2020 season.

Veteran forward Alexander Steen will be out for at least four weeks with a left high ankle sprain he suffered during Wednesday night's win over the Oilers in Edmonton.

Steen was put on the injured reserve and will be re-evaluated after those four weeks.

The 35-year-old Steen was playing well for the defending Stanley Cup champions so far this season. He has five assists on the campaign.

This is Steen's 12th season with the Blues, and he has 238 goals and 372 assists in 980 career regular season games.

The Blues lost star forward Vladimir Tarasenko for five months earlier in the season with a shoulder injury.

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