Shattenkirk (abdomen) is expected to return to the Blues lineup on Saturday.
Shattenkirk will play in his first game since February 1st. Shattenkirk missed 25 games but the All-Star will suit up on the third pairing with Barrett Jackman as well as anchor the top-power-play unit. Shattenkirk registered 40 points (8G / 32A) in 49 games before getting injured.
Elliott will start Saturday and the bulk of the remaining games.
Elliott was pulled after allowing four goals on 16 shots in the Blues loss in Minnesota last Saturday. Jake Allen started the last two games but Elliott is expected to start the vast majority of the remaining games. Elliott has gone 4-3-1 with a 2.10 GAA and .919 SV% in March.
The Blues have sent Petteri Lindbohm to Chicago (AHL)
Lindbohm has no points and a minus-1 rating in his last two games. Overall he has two goals and one assist in 23 games with the Blues this season. His return suggests that Carl Gunnarsson will be back in the lineup on Saturday vs. Columbus.
Allen made 23 saves on 25 shots in the Blues 2-1 OT loss to the Red Wings on Sunday. He has appeared in three of the Blues last five games, stopping 61 of 65 shots that he has faced (.939 SV%). Allen has gone 8-3-3 with a 2.54 GAA and .911 SV% in 15 road starts this season.
Allen allowed two goals on 12 shots after replacing Brian Elliott in the Blues loss to the Wild yesterday. Allen will get the nod today vs. a struggling Red Wings team who continue to slip in the Eastern Conference standings. Allen has gone 8-3-2 with a 2.58 GAA and .911 SV%.
Elliott stopped 33 of 34 shots in the Blues 2-1 shootout loss to the Jets on Thursday. He has won four of his last six starts while posting a 1.47 GAA and .938 SV%. One of the losses came against the Wild last Saturday—he allowed three goals on 19 shots.
Elliott stopped all 25 shots that he faced in a shutout win over the Flames on Tuesday. He has won four of his last five while positing a 1.58 GAA, .929 SV% and two shutouts. Tonight he starts in Winnipeg having gone 12-5-1 with a 1.97 GAA and .930 SV% on the road.
Elliott allowed three goals on 19 shots in the Blues loss to the Wild on Saturday. Jake Allen started on Sunday, but it will be Elliott tonight in Calgary. Elliott has gone 3-2-0 with a 2.14 GAA and .911 SV% in his last five starts. He had 23 saves in a 4-1 win over the Flames back in October.
Michalek missed the first five games after being acquired from the Coyotes at the deadline. He has not played since February 14th because of a concussion, but will make his Blues debut tonight on the second pair with Jay Bouwmeester.
Berglund was a healthy scratch on Thursday, but will be back on the fourth line tonight vs. the Wild. Berglund has 20 points (8G / 12A) in 62 games this season. Marcel Goc will be the healthy scratch tonight.
Allen allowed four goals on 25 shots in the Blues loss to the Canucks on March 1st. Brian Elliott has started the last five games, but Allen will go tonight in Dallas. He has struggled in his last two starts, allowing nine goals on 48 shots (.813 SV%). He will be in tough again tonight in Dallas.