Blues sign Patrik Berglund to five-year extension

Patrik Berglund collected a hat trick as the St. Louis Blues took down the Montreal Canadiens 4-2.

The St. Louis Blues have signed forward Patrik Berglund to a five-year extension, the team announced Friday.

The deal is worth $19.25 million, carrying a $3.85 million cap hit.

Berglund was set to become a free agent on July 1, and was among possible trade targets for teams needing a rental forward ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline.

Berglund, 28, has spent his entire career with the Blues since being drafted in the first round (25th overall) by the club in 2006.

The Swedish centreman has tallied 145 goals and 141 assists in 615 career regular season NHL games, adding 10 goals and a dozen assists in 49 playoff contests.

February 24, 2017

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Patrik Berglund
Centre
AGE: 30
LENGTH:
5 Years
CONTRACT TYPE:
Contract Extension
SALARY CAP HIT:
$3.85 million
TOTAL:
$19.25

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