Scott Perunovich returns to Blues on one-year deal

Dallas Stars forward Mavrik Bourque (45) and St. Louis Blues defenceman Scott Perunovich (48) vie for control of the puck. (Scott Kane/AP)

Scott Perunovich has signed a one-year contract with the St. Louis Blues, the team announced Thursday.

Perunovich, 23, played in 19 games for the Blues this past season and recorded six assists. He also played in seven playoff games and had four assists.

The 5-foot-10 defenceman also played in 17 games for AHL-affiliate Springfield and recorded 22 points (three goals, 19 assists).

He was originally selected 45th overall by the Blues in the 2018 NHL Draft.

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