ST. LOUIS- The Blues on Sunday morning released the team’s official list of players it will protect from being selected by the Seattle Kraken in Wednesday’s expansion draft. Most notably, the release confirms that the team has left winger Vladimir Tarasenko and defenseman Vince Dunn available.
First and second-year players did not need protection. Among the other notables left unprotected are forwards Sammy Blais, Tyler Bozak, Jaden Schwartz and Zach Sanford.
The Blues will lose one player in Wednesday’s expansion draft.