Vancouver Canucks to buy Rivermen from the St. Louis Blues

By WEEK Reporter

Vancouver Canucks to buy Rivermen from the St. Louis Blues

April 1, 2013 Updated Apr 1, 2013 at 2:06 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- The St. Louis Blues announced Monday that the Vancouver Canucks have agreed to buy the Rivermen.

The transaction is subject to approval by the American Hockey League.

A statement says that the Canucks and Blues are unable to provide further details out of respect to the AHL's approval process.

The Blues informed the Peoria Civic Center March 29 that they were planning to pull the franchise from Peoria.