ST. LOUIS (AP) – St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen and forward David Backes will miss at least the last three regular-season games with lower body injuries.
The team said Monday that both players will be re-evaluated before the playoffs.
The 31-year-old Backes has dressed in all 79 games. He is second on the team with 21 goals and fourth with 45 points.
The 25-year-old Allen is 26-15-3 in 47 games and is second in the NHL with six shutouts.