Blues‘ Steen out 4-plus weeks with ankle sprain

forward will miss at least four weeks after suffering a high ankle sprain during Wednesday‘s game, general manager Doug Armstrong announced Thursday.

Steen left the Blues‘ over the on Wednesday after an awkward collision with late in the second period.

He returned to St. Louis, was placed on injured reserve and will be reevaluated in four weeks, the team said. The Blues have one game remaining on a four-game road trip.

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Steen has zero goals and five assists in 17 games this season for the 11-3-3 Blues.

The Blues are already without top-line winger for the rest of the regular season following right shoulder surgery. Earlier this week, they traded 2014 first-round pick to the for Jacob de la Rose.

St. Louis has won six in a row and is tied with the for the most points in the NHL.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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