Blues’ Leopold (hand) out at least two months

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The St. Louis Blues will be without defenseman Jordan Leopold for at least a couple of months while he undergoes and recovers from surgery to repair ligament damage in his hand.

Head coach Ken Hitchcock provided the timeline to reporters today.

Leopold, 33, has two assists in 13 games while averaging 15:45 of ice time.

The Blues (11-2-2) have won three straight; they host Phoenix tomorrow (NBCSN, 8 p.m. ET).

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