Blues ink winger T.J. Oshie to 5-year deal
The Canadian Press
Posted: Jul 20, 2012 12:18 AM ET
Last Updated: Jul 20, 2012 12:15 AM ET
T.J. Oshie isn't going anywhere.
The 25-year-old St. Louis Blues winger avoided arbitration on Thursday by signing a new five-year contract with the club.
The contract has an average annual value of $4.175 million US per year.
Oshie, who become a restricted free agent this summer, scored 19 goals and 35 assists for 54 points to help the Blues finish second in the Western Conference last season. He put up three assists in a playoff run that lasted two rounds.
The Mt. Vernon, Wash., native has spent his entire career with the Blues since being drafted 24th overall in 2005. In 262 career games, he's scored 63 goals and 112 assists for 175 points.