St. Louis Blues are looking to land Ryan Strome in free agency
St. Lucie, Fla.
— The St. Lukes Blues are seeking to bring forward Ryan Strom back to St. Cloud State, according to a person familiar with the situation.
The person spoke to ESPN on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to speak to the media.
The person said Strom is not a restricted free agent and would be available if Strom was not available, but that Strom would have to agree to a new contract with St. Mary’s.
The Blues had not yet heard back from Strom’s agent.
Strom, 25, has seven goals and 15 assists for 21 points in 69 games this season.
He is second on the team with 37 penalty minutes.
The Stomins also have four goals in six games this year.
Strom has 10 goals and 16 assists for 25 points in 82 games this campaign.
The 6-foot-3, 200-pounder has registered 23 points in 54 career AHL games.
Strome was a fifth-round pick of the Blues in the 2012 NHL Draft.
He was acquired by St. John’s in July 2018 and had three goals and four assists in 24 games for the Mustangs this season before being traded to St Louis.