Forward comes back to St. Louis for future considerations
ST. LOUIS -- The Blues made a minor trade on Thursday and brought back a familiar face.
The Blues acquired Adam Cracknell from the Columbus Blue Jackets for future considerations.
Cracknell, 29, spent the first four seasons of his NHL career with the Blues after being drafted by the Calgary Flames in the ninth round of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
Cracknell, who will report to the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League, played in 65 regular season games in St. Louis from 2010-14, where he had six goals and 10 assists.
Cracknell had one assist with the Blue Jackets this season in 17 games. He played in 18 games with Columbus' AHL affiliate, the Springfield Falcons and had three goals and four assists.
Last season, Cracknell had 12 goals and 25 points in 28 games with the Wolves.