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Blues Prospects Trending Up, Dec. 18, 2011

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By Brian Weidler, "Game Time" Prospect Department


THE REGULARS:

Jori LEHTERA Jaden SCHWARTZ Vladimir TARASENKO
Lehtera Schwartz Tarasenko
Sibir Novosibirsk (KHL) Colorado College (WCHA) Sibir Novosibirsk (KHL)
** 0 games played this week ** 0 games played this week ** 0 games played this week
** 0 G, 0 A ** 0 G, 0 A ** 0 G, 0 A
** 0 PM, 0 PP, 0 SH, 0 GW ** 0 PM, 0 PP, 0 SH, 0 GW ** 0 PM, 0 PP, 0 SH, 0 GW

Jori Lehtera finally came back from knee surgery on Dec. 8, but he and the rest of the KHL players are now all on their Christmas break, with no games scheduled until after the holiday.

Ditto for Colorado College sophomore Jaden Schwartz, but he will be skating for Team Canada in the World Junior Championships while CC is on their holiday break.


AFTER THE JUMP:

After the jump, your weekly look at the players in the Blues' organization who are "Trending Up." Both Peoria goaltenders turned in outstanding performances this week, leading the Rivs to three straight wins, and two major junior scorers -- and a junior defenseman -- also showed why they both figure prominently in the Blues' future plans. Stay tuned...

Jake ALLEN Brock BEUKEBOOM Ben BISHOP Ty RATTIE Yannick VEILLEUX
Allen Beukeboom Bishop Rattie Veilleux
Peoria (AHL) Niagara (OHL) Peoria (AHL) Portland (WHL) Shawinigan (QMJHL)
** 1 game played this week ** 2 games played this week ** 2 games played this week ** 1 game played this week ** 4 games played this week
** 60 mins, 2 GA, 1-0-0 ** 1 G, 2 A, plus-1 ** 125 mins, 2 GA, 2-0-0, SO ** 1 G, 2 A, plus-1 ** 4 G, 2 A, plus-3
** 2.00 GAA, 95.5% sv pct ** 0 PM, 1 PP, 0 SH, 1 GW ** 0.96 GAA, 96.5% sv pct ** 4 PM, 1 PP, 0 SH, 0 GW ** 9 PM, 1 PP, 0 SH, 2 GW