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AHL forward


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June 2019 – Bleackley did not get a qualifying offer from the Blues which means he becomes an unrestricted free agent.  Jokke Nevalainen

April 2018 – There are some prospects you just pull for, Bleackley is one of those examples. The re-drafted center/winger continues to try and keep himself in the prospect conversation. Bleackley completely dominated the ECHL with the Blues new affiliate the Tulsa Oilers, having put up 38 points in 40 games along with 82 penalty minutes. The productive season in Tulsa earned Bleackley time in the AHL with both the Chicago Wolves and the San Antonio Rampage. He has struggled to replicate his success from the ECHL to the American League but it is hard to ignore his near point per game pace over the course of 2017-18 for Tulsa. Perhaps Bleackley’s ceiling is being an AHL depth forward but it’s far too early to rule out the possibility he could be a late bloomer. Josh Epstein

September 2017 – after being traded to the St. Louis Blues, Bleackley is slated to begin the season with the Chicago Wolves.  His play in 2016-2017 with the Chicago Wolves doesn’t give much optimism for an NHL career. In 45 games Bleackley had two goals and eight assists.  Doug Abrams

October 2016 – The twice-drafted Bleackley will begin his pro career in the AHL with the Chicago Wolves. He’ll likely need to spend at least a full year or two down there and show that his offensive ability can translate to a higher level. Brad Phillips

July 2016 – Bleackley has put pen to paper and signed an entry-level deal with the Blues. They obviously see something that his previous rights holder