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Blues sign Ty Rattie, their first selection of the 2011 NHL draft

Friday, 06.01.2012 / 4:25 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Blues sign Ty Rattie, their first selection of the 2011 NHL draft

The St. Louis Blues have signed forward Ty Rattie, the club announced Friday.

Rattie was the Blues' first selection at the 2011 draft, taken in the second round and 32nd overall.

Rattie, 19, led the Western Hockey League's Portland Winterhawks and ranked third overall in league scoring with 121 points (57 goals, 64 assists) during the 2011-12 regular season.

The six-foot, 173-pound Calgary native added a league-leading 19 goals in 21 playoff games as the Winterhawks advanced to the WHL final.

"Ty had a great offensive season and an impressive performance in the playoffs," Blues GM Doug Armstrong said in a statement. "We are excited about his potential and look forward to him joining our organization."

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This is a great day for me. This is something I've been thinking about for a long time. This is a great opportunity that the St. Louis Blues organization, (owner) Tom Stillman and Doug Armstrong are giving me and trusting me in doing...This is going to be a great challenge for me.

— Martin Brodeur, after announcing his retirement as an NHL player and becoming a senior adviser with the Blues on Thursday