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Blues invite Scottie Upshall to training camp

The St. Louis Blues have invited a few veteran forwards to training camp on a try-out basis and Scottie Upshall is the latest to have a chance to impress the team.

ST. LOUIS — The Blues announced on Tuesday they have invited veteran forward Scottie Upshall to training camp on a try-out basis.

Upshall, 31, has played 12 NHL seasons since he was selected in the first round of the 2002 Draft by the Nashville Predators. He has spent time with the Predators, Florida Panthers, Philadelphia Flyers, Phoenix Coyotes and Columbus Blue Jackets. 

Upshall recorded 15 points (eight goals, seven assists) in 63 regular season games with the Panthers last season after accounting for 37 points (15 goals, 22 assists) in 76 games the previous season. 

The 6-foot, 200-pounder will be joined by Scott Gomez, Spencer Asuchak, Eriah Hayes, Zach O'Brien and Evan Trupp as players invited to Blues training camp on a try-out basis. 

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