Hitchcock made it clear that rookie Jaden Schwartz would not make his NHL debut against Carolina tomorrow. For one thing, Schwartz is still recuperating from a bout with Strep Throat, and he is not quite up to par energy-wise.
Schwartz probably plays on the third line to start his NHL career. Expect the youngster to give the Blues some fresh legs.
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Monday the club has signed their first overall draft pick in 2010, Jaden Schwartz, to an entry level contract.
Schwartz is expected to join the team tomorrow and could immediately get a look in the lineup. He scored 15 goals and 41 points in 30 games with Colorado College.