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Vladimir Sabotka is making his return from a left leg injury tonight against the Edmonton Oilers. Sabotka has been sidelined for the past 12 games after sustaining the injury, which also kept him out of the Olympics in Sochi where he was to represent the Czech Republic . Doug Armstrong, the President of Hockey Operations and General Manager for the Blues, made the announcement earlier today activating Sabotka from injured reserved.
Sabotka leads the NHL in face off success rate at 60.9 percent. This is Sabotka’s fourth season with the Blues and he has a total of 33 goals, 82 assists (115 points) and 256 penalty minutes in 366 career regular seasons games.