Blues sign Oshie to 5-year contract

Blues sign Oshie to 5-year contract

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SAN JOSE, CA - APRIL 16: T.J. Oshie #74 of the St Louis Blues shoots on goal against the San Jose Sharks in the second period in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at HP Pavilion on April 16, 2012 in San Jose, California. The Blues won the game 4-3. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

KMOV.com

Posted on July 20, 2012 at 10:47 AM

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues have signed forward T.J. Oshie to a five-year contract.

Terms were not disclosed but the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the deal is worth nearly $21 million.

At 25, Oshie is among many young up-and-coming players for the Blues. He tied for the team lead with 54 points in 2011-12. He was third in goals with 19 and second in assists with 35. In four seasons, he has 63 goals and 112 assists for 175 points.

Oshie was a first-round pick (24th overall) for the Blues in the 2005 draft.

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