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St. Louis Blues forward Robert Thomas (thumb) out 4-6 weeks

Feb 6, 2021; St. Louis, Missouri, USA; Arizona Coyotes goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) looks back after giving up a goal to St. Louis Blues center Robert Thomas (18) during the first period at Enterprise Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

St. Louis Blues forward Robert Thomas will be sidelined four to six weeks with a broken thumb, coach Craig Berube announced Sunday.

Thomas, 21, scored early in the first period of St. Louis’ 3-1 loss to Arizona on Saturday. He logged just 3:01 of ice time before departing the contest after being tripped by Coyotes forward Nick Schmaltz.

Thomas has six points (one goal, five assists) in 12 games this season.

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He has 81 points (20 goals, 61 assists) in 148 career games since being selected by the Blues with the 20th overall pick of the 2017 NHL Draft.

–Field Level Media