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Blues sign Langenbrunner to 1-year contract

Tuesday, 07.10.2012 / 4:01 PM / News

Associated Press

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Blues sign Langenbrunner to 1-year contract

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Blues have signed Jamie Langenbrunner to a one-year contract and traded another forward, B.J. Crombeen, to Tampa Bay for future draft picks.

The 36-year-old Langenbrunner had six goals and 18 assists in 70 games last season. The 17-year veteran played in his 1,000th career game last season and has added leadership to a team that posted 109 points.

The 27-year-old Crombeen was traded along with the Blues' fifth-round draft pick for the Lightning's fourth-round picks in 2013 and 2014. Crombeen had a goal and two assists along with 71 penalty minutes in 40 games last season.

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